Job Description - Executive Director, Grants Development
Description View created on 07/22/2014

Executive Director, Grants Development

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 99
Job Title ID: 22139
Job Series/Job Family: Administrator Series / Administrator Family

Reports To

Provost/Executive Vice President

Job Purpose

To manage the Grants Development Department activities and staff and oversee all phases of grant research, proposal creation, and submission process.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Oversees, coordinates, and assists principle investigators, faculty, and staff with all phases of the grant development process; aligns Grant Development services with the needs of the College.
  2. Conducts and/or manages grant development activities including initial research, creation of timelines, identification of resources, proposal and report writing, data collection and aggregation, College and agency review processes, and submission of grant proposals to potential funding agencies.
  3. Hires, supervises, trains, and evaluates Grant Development staff.
  4. Represents the College in negotiation of resulting grants, contracts, and agreements; collaborates with outside agencies and organizations for grant development and implementation; networks with internal and external grant stakeholders as well as other grant development professionals.
  5. Conducts and coordinates grants research efforts including data collection, needs assessments, and analysis and compilation; interprets and applies College policies and procedures regarding sponsored research.
  6. Identifies potential funding sources and opportunities; makes recommendations for departmental consideration.
  7. Stays current in relation to changing grant standards and proposal guidelines, and writes, edits, and approves grants accordingly.
  8. Develops procedures to encourage and assist grant proposal writing and submission.
  9. Manages the departmental budget.
  10. Presents Grant Development training and information as required.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Other

Required

Preferred

Safety