Grant Development Manager

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-069 Position Title: Grant Development Manager Location Administrative Center Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 05/27/2021 Job Close Date 06/10/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 06/14/2021 Minimal Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree;

• 3 years of experience in grant development/writing or technical writing or related area.

• Minimum Education Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job

Preferred qualifications:

• Master’s degree with related experience preferred.

Work Hours Compensation $65,670- &78,804 annually. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants Class Summary

This position supports the pre-award cycle and is responsible for identifying federal and state resources and grant opportunities matching MCC initiatives and strategic goals, conducting and evaluating research, grant writing/development, and working collaboratively with internal and external personnel to develop grant proposals that support the mission and goals.

Typical Essential Duties

• Researches grant and resource opportunities and matches the opportunities with investigators or referrals for departmental consideration.

• Manages pre-award proposal submissions, including: assisting departments/Principal Investigators (PIs) in the development, preparation, and submission of grant and contract proposals; review of application requirements; budget preparation and application completion. Requires working closely with the principal investigator and the proposal team to ensure all sponsor and institution policies and deadlines are met.

• Interprets and advises on funder application procedures, requirements, and regulations

• Ensure proposal submissions are complete and in compliance with agency and organization guidelines, instructions and deadlines.

• Monitors pending grant proposals. Follow-up with funding agency as necessary.

• Works with Legal to set up agreements for personnel services on grants with outside institutions (IPAs, MOUs).

• Coordinates and provides communication with a variety of constituents regarding grant development, review and approval processes.

• Facilitates workshops for and provide technical assistance to staff, faculty, administrators, and teams in the area of grant writing and development. Assists faculty and staff in directly accessing information concerning potential grant funding opportunities.

• Participates in grant technical training provided by funding agencies and keeps abreast of changing grant standards and proposal guidelines.

• Works with Grant Accountants to structure and plan complex, multi-year grant budgets involving cost share, indirect costs, and external partners following multiple guidelines from the Uniform Grant Guidance, the Code of Federal Regulations, funders, and external partners.

• Ensure compliance with sponsor requirements, federal policies, local and MCC policies.


• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and facilitative skills.

• Must possess or demonstrate capacity to develop grant proposals, logic models or strategic plans.

• Ability to meet strict deadlines.

• Ability to access, navigate and submit grants using online portals.

• Exceptional organizational, research, written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to organize work around broad organizational goals and processes.
• Ability to perform work that involves high level issues, processes, or organizational needs.

• Ability to make recommendations that impact the budget

• Knowledge of supervisory principles;

• Knowledge of budgeting principles;

• Knowledge of report preparation techniques;
• Knowledge of grant management principles;
• Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws, rules, and regulations;

• Knowledge of computers and related software applications;


• Skilled in monitoring and evaluating employees;

• Skilled in prioritizing and assigning work;

• Skilled in applying accounting principles and practices;

• Skilled in preparing and monitoring budgets;

• Skilled in recording, verifying, reconciling, and reporting accounting transactions;

• Skilled in identifying, investigating and resolving accounting discrepancies;

• Skilled in preparing financial statements and reports;

• Skilled in reading, comprehending, and analyzing financial statements;

• Skilled in maintaining financial systems and processes;

• Skilled in developing and implementing internal controls;

• Skilled in applying Federal, State, and local laws, rules and regulations;

• Skilled in operating a computer and related software applications;

• Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: feeling, grasping, hearing, fingering, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking. The work is sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly.

EEO Statement:

Metropolitan Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, birth, ancestry, national origin, or disability. EOE /M/F/Vets/Disabled


MCC is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, MCC will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations in all aspects of employment, including the application process. To request an accommodation and/or a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Licensing Requirements Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * 3 years of experience in grant development/writing or technical writing or related area.
    • less than two years
    • two to three years
    • three to four years
    • four or more years
  3. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
  4. References
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Other Document 01
  5. Other Document 02

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