Job Posting

Director of Grant Services (INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY)

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Director of Grant Services secures resources from private foundations, businesses, and government sources.  The Director of Grant Services coordinates with faculty, staff, and administration and collaborates with entities external to Stanly Community College (SCC).  The Director of Grant Services is responsible for formulating and implementing a grants-seeking strategy to develop the funding portfolio for SCC.  The position reports to the Vice President of Strategic Planning and Compliance.



·         Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of writing experience and fundraising with a nonprofit organization or educational institution; Associate’s Degree acceptable with 7+ years of related experience

·         Successful track record of government or private grant acquisition during the past three years

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills with keen attention to detail


·         Higher education work experience

·         Project management experience, including strong organizational and planning skills

·         Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and on  multiple projects simultaneously


On application, candidates must submit a copy of their most recently funded grant proposal, redacted if required for privacy



·         Secure external funding through a grants-seeking strategy that increases the external funding portfolio for SCC annually, measured by fiscal      year.

·         Systematic monitoring of and reporting for grants awarded to SCC, including submitting respective progress reports as required by funding agencies.

·         Ability to travel locally, overnight, and during evenings or occasional weekends for funding opportunities and professional development

·         Effective, professional communication with internal customers and external funders



·         Identify grants to address institutional needs and requests and develop summary documents detailing the grant attributes for presentation to the Vice President of Strategic Planning and Compliance.

·         Work closely with the SCC Foundation, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, and college faculty and staff:

o   to develop, write, compile, and submit grant proposals for SCC and the SCC Foundation on or ahead of deadlines.

o   to gather necessary data and background information from appropriate sources to complete grant proposals.

o   to lead cooperative efforts by teams of faculty, staff, and administrators to develop proposals that address SCC needs and respond to the interests of funding sources.

o   to manage grants awarded, monitor project budgets, complete reporting requirements to the granting agency, and maintain appropriate records for SCC to track and report usage of funds for grants awarded.

·         Continuously improve and administer SCC grant guidelines.

o   to align grant-seeking activities with the SCC Strategic Plan to assist internal customers to achieve strategic goals.

o   to develop and manage a comprehensive timeline of all projects for tracking the grant process from project inception to completion of project goals.

o   to conduct training for SCC personnel about the grant process and effective grants administration.

·         Work with staff members from funding agencies:

o   to facilitate the formation of grant proposals and the tracking and reporting of grants awarded.

o   to monitor regulations of funding agencies to ensure that all required procedures are in place and deadlines met, protecting SCC’s future relationship with the granting agency.

·         Collaborate with other community college grants staff members throughout the state to establish or support consortiums.

·         Participate in college committees as assigned.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum starting salary is $39,879.  Salary offered will be based upon credentials and experience.

NOTE:  Only candidates that submit all the required documents will be considered.  The required documents are resume, cover letter, and transcripts from every college from which a degree has been obtained.  Documents should be uploaded during the application process.