Writer, Grant/Award Developer
Company: Laramie County Community College
Posted on: November 8, 2018
Careers Center - Writer, Grant/Award Developer Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Welcome page Returning Candidate? Log back in! - Writer, Grant/Award Developer Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne Posted Date 4 days ago(4 days ago) ID 2018-2312 # of Openings 1 Overview The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile. Job Summary: Core responsibilities of this position include: The Award Developer/Grant Writer position is a full-time benefited position within LCCC's Sponsored Awards and Compliance (SAAC) department. This position is responsible for growing and managing the college's sponsored awards portfolio through effective award development; including but not limited to: funding research; proposal development and writing; pre-award technical support; and continuous improvement of SAAC department functions. LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College. The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them. ************************************************* Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need. Benefits: For full listing of benefits, visit ****************************************************** Compensation: This is a Professional Level 3 position. Starting salary: $44,894-$48,261. Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. Priority screening will commence with applications submitted by October 7th, 2018. Starting Date: October 29th, 2018. For information about Cheyenne, visit ************************************** Essential Functions Essential Functions: Grant Funding Research and Communication - Act as primary researcher for funding opportunities - Create and maintain a database of LCCC needs and interests - Distribute funding opportunities, studies and reports to appropriate staff, faculty and administration - Analyze the feasibility of applications, and make recommendations - Create and maintain schedule of proposal deadlines - Develop and maintain SAAC page(s) on LCCC's website and Virtual Office - Independently liaise with federal, state and/or private funders in a professional manner Grant Writing - Develop, write, and edit LCCC award applications - including needs analysis, goals, objectives, activities, evaluation strategies, timelines, budget, and supporting data - Develop template material for LCCC award development - Conduct reference searches and fact-checking for PI/PD supplied materials - Maintain currency in state, federal and private foundation grant standards and proposal guidelines - Ensure applications match with format, organization, language, and adherence to established standards for funding agency Award Development - Work collaboratively with individuals and departments across campus, including VPs, deans, and project directors to manage the development of fundable projects - Develop network of internal/external technical and editorial reviewers as needed and utilize their services as needed for award proposals - Coordinate funding development training for PIs/PDs and award administrators - Manage and assemble all materials for timely award submissions - Assist in the completion of LCCC forms and track signature collection and completion - Assure proposal and proposed project complies with all Federal and State requirements, laws and regulations - Assure proposal and proposed project is in adherence of LCCC and funder policies, procedures and practices - Prepare and manage all paperwork necessary to fulfill funder requirements for approval of award submissions and modifications LCCC Award Submission - Verify proposal materials comply with RFP submission requirements - Submit on-time award applications following funder requirements including the use of funder systems for application submission and reporting as applicable Verifying LCCC Pre-Award Compliance - Work collaboratively to review proposals for performance compliance and justification, verifying scope of work and deliverables - Work collaboratively to review proposals for budgetary compliance and justification, verifying allowable costs, salary restrictions, pre- and post-award conditions, travel limitations, F & A rates, F & A return and reporting requirements - Assist LCCC in maintaining compliance with all requirements, laws and regulations - Assure proper adherence of LCCC and funder policies, procedures and practices Award Alignment with Proposal at time of Acceptance - Review the award documentation; verify compliance requirements - Review the awarded project scope and deliverables; negotiate as needed including campus review and approval for significant changes Sponsored Award Continuous Improvement - Evaluate and implement best practices for award development - Report on LCCC award development success and efficiency - Maintain accurate and timely records to track progress of multiple award applications - Provide regular updates for award staff and LCCC administrators - Maintain currency in award development support through continuing professional development - Prepare and execute the annual Pre-Award functional assessment plan, including metrics, targets and outcomes Nonessential Functions: An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis: - Assist in development of annual department budgets - Assists in the design and implementation of department best demonstrated practices, workflows, and align with current or emerging community, college, or department needs, as appropriate - Advises and provide guidance to general department inquiries; including supporting the overall process from idea generation, research, application, through award development - Assists the College in local, state, regional, or national projects and programs, board, committees or groups when appropriate - Solicits feedback and implements suggestions from peers - Keeps informed of current trends and new approaches to the areas of responsibility via professional development activities - As required attend college, division, and program trainings/meetings. Overnight travel may be required - Provides Collegial assistance and mentoring for new employees and grant managers/PDs/PIs, as needed Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of standards and best practices associated with technical/grant writing, specifically related to detail oriented pre-award proposals/applications - Knowledge of and skill in working with database management software including maintaining data accuracy, integrity and confidentiality - Knowledge of and ability to research and develop materials that respond to precise directives and adhere to complex regulations - Advanced working knowledge and ability with personal computing applications - specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems - Skills and abilities to perform as an organized, self-starter, and able to handle expeditiously, accurately, and confidentially the rapid receipt of communications from all sourceswritten, email, voice mail, one-on-one with attention to detail; able to act on own initiative while exercising reasonable judgment - Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines, frequent interruptions, and some interpersonal pressure - Ability to respond to common inquiries from college faculty and staff, regulatory agencies, vendors, regional business community, and others as may be necessary - Knowledge of basic office equipment including (but not limited to) personal computer and associated peripherals, fax machine, multi-line telephone, voice recorders, and other electronic devices - Ability to effectively and professionally execute the essential functions of this position with proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, communicating with courtesy and tact, accurately determine others needs, collecting necessary information, and follow-through when requested - Ability to travel when necessary - Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process) and consider possible applications of business literature and legal documents Physical/Mental Demands: To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and sponsor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, and sponsors - The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required - While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed - There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities - There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus - The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well Qualifications Minimum: - Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in Public Administration, Marketing, Education, English, Communications or a closely related field of study - Two years of grant writing experience Preferred: - Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in Public Administration, Marketing, Education, English, Communications or a closely related field of study - Two years of experience developing funding proposals, specifically in a higher education environment - National Grants Management Association (NGMA) Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS) or similar - Grant Professionals Association (GPA) or Grants Management Concepts or SRA/NCURA training LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment. The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, ************,***********************************. ******************* ******************************************* Options for this job online Refer this job to a friendRefer Sorry the function is not working properly at this moment. 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