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Director of Grants and Resource Development

DATE DUE: 1/2/2018


Full-time, 12 month, college budget, administrative position reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Current salary range $54,000-$72,000.

The Director of Grants is responsible for the development of new grants and sources of funding; the administration, coordination, monitoring and timely reporting requirements of the College’s external grant programs and for the submission of necessary documentation to continue receiving funding by the grant.


  1. Responsible for researching, coordinating and developing new grants; researching the availability of grants and other sources of funding; and the submission of the appropriate applications for consideration.
  2. Secures continued funding for grants received by the College through submission of required reports, revisions, and materials to the funding agency.
  3. Works in conjunction with the Business Office in the accounting and preparation of grant-related financial reports.
  4. Administers all grants received by the College to include, but not limited to, maintaining accurate records of all grant applications, periodic review and reporting of progress towards grant goals/objectives, ensuring adherence to compliance dates, coordinating the submission of required reports, preparing budget amendments and approving appointment letters for personnel authorized to be hired under the grant.
  5. Monitors all College grants, including, but not limited to, the processing of contracts for funding source and College execution, reviewing and approving all expenditures under all grant contracts and for obtaining administrator approval as needed.
  6. Coordinates with College, College Association, and Foundation faculty, staff and administrators to develop grant proposals.
  7. Conducts monthly meetings with grant project coordinators/activity directors to provide guidance and direction in the implementation and reporting of grant activities.
  8. Ensures compliance with all regulations and requirements of a grant. In coordination with appropriate, faculty, staff and administrators awardees.
  9. Prepares grant proposal materials for administration and Board of Trustee approval.
  10. Prepares monthly grant status reports for the Board of Trustees.
  11. When assigned, serves as a grant project coordinator coordinating all aspects of a specific grant or grants.
  12. Maintains appropriate database of all grant activities and reports and files an annual report with the President of the year’s grant activities, goals, and completion of goals.
  13. Provides data and assistance to the Grant Writer(s) as needed for preparation of grants proposals and grant reports.
  14. Supervises, directs and evaluates Grant Writer(s) and other subordinates. Sets staff goals and assists with their professional development.
  15. Coordinates and participates in all funding audits of grant projects/programs.
  16. Performs other duties as assigned.


Ability to write reports and prepare documents following general guidelines; ability to coordinate numerous projects simultaneously; ability to relate to all constituents of the College as well as local, State, and Federal officials; ability to read and understand Federal and other documents regarding grant proposals; ability to understand and maintain budget documents; ability to conduct seminars and presentations; ability to utilize computers in a professional manner and access information via the internet.


Master’s degree (the College may consider persons with a bachelor’s degree depending on experience); two (2) years’ experience writing, administering, and coordinating grants from state, federal, or private sector sources; experience developing and administering budgets;  experience with online grant application and report submission processes. Excellent writing skills.


Experience writing grants for academic or non-profit organizations; experience in fund raising, public relations and/or journalism; experience using Banner computer system; experience utilizing, NSF Fastlane, and HRSA EHB. Experience supervising employees and/or managing an office.


Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should send cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications; resume; copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees awarded; and the names and contact information for three (3) current, work-related references to Human Resources, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY 14132. Email: Incomplete packets may be rejected for lack of information. Three written letters of reference from applicant’s references must be sent to the above address or email before an on campus interview. Search will remain open until candidate is selected however review of applications will begin immediately.

NCCC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, military status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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