Grant Project Director

Florida, United States
$49,675.00 - $79,433.00
Aug 14, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

All applications must be submitted online at
Job Opening ID: 1000352

Job Description:

The Grant Project Director is responsible for the planning, organization, management, implementation, continuous review, and analysis of the project. This includes ensuring that the project complies with funder’s requirements, achieves objectives and outcomes, manages budget, and is implemented successfully. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College’s District Board of Trustees. This is a temporary grant funded position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•Oversees the daily operations of the project, including timely implementation of all required activities, as detailed in the grant proposal and/or grant agreement or contract
•Hires, supervises, and evaluates full-time and part-time project staff, including consultants
•Administers, prepares, and manages the grant budget to ensure funds are allocated and spent according to project, funder, and college requirements
•Ensures compliance with College and funding agency policies, procedures, and regulations
•Leads formative and summative evaluation of project by working with external evaluator
•Prepares and oversees grant projects in accordance with College policy and in compliance with funder requirements detailed in the grant proposal and/or grant agreement or contract
•Develops and implements continual assessment plans to ensure monitoring of grant goals and objectives
•Collaborates with internal and external partners to optimize delivery of project services
•Serves as a liaison between the College and project consultants, students, and funding agency
•Communicates grant goals to the College/Campus community, campus administrators, faculty, and students

Minimum Requirements:

•Master’s degree and three (3) years of related experience; or Bachelor’s degree and seven (7) years of related experience
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
•Knowledge of grant management including budget, hiring, supervision and evaluation of personnel and reporting
•Possess proven track record of excellence in grant budget management
•Experience planning, coordinating and organizing complex, multi-activity projects (preferable in education setting)
•Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
•Ability to develop cooperative relationships among faculty, staff, administration, and College leadership

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