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Job Title

Grants and Resources Specialist

Company

Tarrant County College District

Location

Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description

Tarrant County College District
Grants and Resources Specialist

 

Posting Number
B000453

Position Status
Full Time

Category
APT

Class Code
15

Position Type
Budgeted

Pay Rate
Commensurate with education and experience

Location
District

Department
DT Grants Development & Admin

Job Summary
Assist in acquiring ancillary financial support from external entities and individuals by researching funding opportunities, writing and preparing proposals, developing grant opportunities for the District and assisting with project evaluation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Writes grants and proposals and other fundraising communications

• Researches potential funding sources including, public, private, state, federal, and corporate organizations

• Assists in the solicitation of funding sources at state, national and local levels for identified college needs

• Researches federal, state, and foundation grant resources via Internet, subscriptions, books, workshops, personal contacts, etc.

• Assists with the development and editing of written materials for the development office

• Supports the development and submission process

• Researches eligibility criteria of potential grant opportunities

• Matches potential grants to the appropriate departments and programs within the district

• Discusses grant possibilities with the director of development and appropriate department heads and deans

• Assists with communication of funding opportunities, strategies, determination of eligibility and requirements to campus personnel

• Works with the departmental and interdisciplinary project grant coordinators to develop the basic outline for proposals

• Assists in the preparation of the proposals

• Edits and prepares the final package for submission

• Assists with project budget in cooperation with the department heads or assigned personnel and the business office

• Assists and participates in Development Office activities, programs and projects particularly those that document and develop resource materials for development proposals

• Assists with monitoring funded activities

• Assists with maintenance of files and records system on project applications, awards, reports and supporting documents

• Assists with submission of required reports, including interim and final report as appropriate

• Monitors TCC’s compliance with proposal objectives and funding agencies reporting and accountability standards

• Assists in monitoring College’s fiscal and in-kind matching commitments for proposals

• Prepares an annual summary of grant activities building to monthly reports as the program matures

• Develops a technical assistance approach for College personnel

• Assists in developing the first operational set of college policy and procedures for grantsmanship

• Develops educational opportunities for TCC staff regarding grants and proposal writing

• Develops an internal calendar of funding deadlines

• Eventually develops the first online grant reference site for TCC

• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite

• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College (TCC) Institute

• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
• Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university

• Four (4) years of experience in organizing and coordinating a grant initiative program, public relations, fundraising program or a communications division

• Experience with computerized systems

• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software

• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
• Knowledge of the educational and community service mission of the community college

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Posting Date
06/14/2013

Contact Information
DMOC 1225D

Contact Phone
817-515-5420

Job Open Date
07/30/2013

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/376540

Tarrant County College is an Equal Opportunity/equal access institution.

 

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Full-Time

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Approved

Yes

Approval Date

8/6/2013 12:00 AM
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