College Grants & Contracts Manager, Categorical
Closing Date: OPENED UNTIL FILLED
Job Opening # 4691/4069
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
Salary and benefits:
$80,808.00-$113,712.00/Yr. The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Manditory retirement incentive program is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSTING IS FOR A CATEGORICAL POSITION, WHICH IS GRANT FUNDED WITH EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING BY CONTRACT REVENUE AND INDIRECT INCOME.
To manage and provide leadership, coordination and support on matters related to grant and contract administration at a community college, including, but not limited to research, identification, coordination, development, writing, procurement and management of grants and research, development, writing and management of college contracts, working in coordination with appropriate district personnel.
To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the district; lead by example; actively participate in and support district-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services. Receives general direction from the Vice President of College Administrative Services or other administrator as designated by the president. Exercises functional and technical supervision over professional, technical and classified staff as assigned.
• Applicable District objectives, policies and local, State and federal laws, codes and regulations.
• Computer systems and software applications related to area of assignment.
• District and College organization, operations and objectives.
• Grant writing.
I• nterpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.
• Oral and written communication skills.
P• rinciples and practices of contracts and alternative funding for public agencies.
• Principles and practices of leadership and administration, including organization, budget preparation, grant and report writing and contract administration.
• Principles and practices of training and supervision.
• Strong oral and written communication skills, including giving presentations to small as well as large groups.
• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
• Collect, compile and analyze and data.
• Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing, with diverse constituencies within and outside of the District.
• Coordinate, support, and exercise leadership in college grants and contracts processes.
• Demonstrate leadership, management, supervisory, and team-building skills.
• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of students.
• Demonstrate strong and effective writing, editing and verbal communication skills.
• Develop, prepare and administer program and project budgets.
• Encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Evaluate grants and contracts accurately, and efficiently.
• Exercise judgment or choice among possible actions, sometimes without clear precedents and often with concern for the consequences of the action.
• Interpret, apply and explain applicable District policies and procedures and local, State and federal laws and regulations.
• Manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments.
• Operate computer/applications software, including database management, spreadsheet, word processing and software related to area of assignment.
• Operate computers, peripherals and assigned office equipment.
• Plan and organize work to meet deadlines.
• Plan, design and produce extensive reports, proposals, position papers and other formal documents.
• Plan, organize and coordinate assigned activities in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
• Plan, organize and execute effective oral presentations, supported by sophisticated multi-media programs for large audiences.
• Plan, organize and execute effective written reports supported by facts, documentation and research.
• Plan, organize, coordinate, manage and expedite projects related to assignment.
• Relate effectively to people of varied academic, cultural and socio-economic background using tact, diplomacy and courtesy.
• Train and provide supervision and work direction to others as assigned.
• Train others in the tools and techniques of grant writing.
• Understand and effectively and collaboratively work in a complicated multi-college environment, as well as within a system of community college districts.
• Work effectively with diverse individuals and groups including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, physical ability, religion and sexual orientation.
• Work independently with little direction in a multi-project, fast-paced environment while meeting concurrent deadlines.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in a field related to grants procurement and grant and contract administration or coordination. A Master's degree from an accredited institution in a related field is desirable.
A minimum of three years of recently successful management experience relating to grants and contract administration or coordination, at least three years of successful experience directly-related to grant writing and submittal specifically focused on the development of funding opportunities with federal, state and local agencies and other external funding sources; and at least three years of experience directly related to successful documentation, administration, compliance and review of contracts; and experience working in a participatory governance environment.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.
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