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Manager V - Senior Director (Dean) of Grants

San Francisco Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 18, 2022

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Manager V - Senior Director (Dean) of Grants & Resource Development

Posting Type
Wide Distribution

Grant Development

Ocean Campus

Job Category
Administrative (Exempt, Grant-Funded)

Salary (Applicant View)
Compensation: The annual salary range upon entry for the position is $119,872 to $203,289.
Total compensation includes a health insurance plan.
New employees hired on or after January 1, 2014, contribute 2% of salary to the San Francisco Retiree Health Care Trust Fund (RHCTF).
Retirement Classification: San Francisco Employee Retirement System (SFERS)

Starting Date:
November 1, 2022

Appointment Type
Administrative – Dean

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Start Date

Position Description

Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement and Effectiveness, the Senior Director (Dean) of Grants and Resource Development will build capacity for the College by applying for competitive funding and soliciting donations to expand and improve workforce training, economic development, equipment and facilities, educational programming, student services, and other areas targeted through planning exercises and documents. The Senior Director (Dean) works with administrators, faculty, staff, and students to identify specific areas of need and to locate sources of funding to meet those needs. The Senior Director (Dean) supervises a staff that supports all aspects of grant development/fundraising, implementation, and management.

Job Duties

1. Identify, explore, and distribute notices of funding opportunities to the College community.

2. Meet with administrators, department chairs, faculty, and staff to determine interests and needs for external funding.

3. Engage in planning activities necessary for the development of grant proposals.

4. Write and/or supervise the writing of grant proposals.

5. Develop and/or supervise the creation of budgets for grant proposals.

6. Coordinate the preparation of the final grant proposal and budget for submission to the funding agency in accordance with agency and college guidelines.

7. Negotiate final terms of contract or grant with funding agency.

8. Train administrators, faculty, and staff in proposal development and grant implementation.

9. Assist, where appropriate, administrators, faculty, and staff to institutionalize new programs, practices, and improvements created by grant projects.

10. Provide support to Institutional Advancement and Effectiveness operations at the College.

11. Serve as a liaison and provide support to the Foundation of City College of San Francisco board.

12. Process donations received by the College.

13. Promote services of the Grants and Resource Development Office to the College community.

14. Participate in local, regional, and state activities to promote the College.

15. Maintain official depository of grants including submitted proposals and board resolutions.

16. Supervise grants and resource development staff.

17. Supports an innovative culture of culturally responsive, inclusive and anti-racist practices as it relates to student success with an awareness of student equity gaps.

18. Participates in ongoing diversity, equity, and inclusion trainings to center pedagogy.

19. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with community college students with disabilities, various sexual orientations, and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds (Required).

2. Earned Master's Degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education.

3. One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment.

4. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in Grants & Resource Development or a related field.

[If you would like to claim equivalency, the Administrative Equivalency Application Form is available on the left side margin. This form will be considered as part of the application materials and must be submitted on or before the filing deadline as indicated on this job posting.]

Desirable Qualifications

1. A minimum of three (3) years of successful experience in grant-writing, development, or a related field.

2. Knowledge of state, federal, and foundation funding sources.

3. Experience in all phases of grant development and implementation.

4. A minimum of two years experience in higher education institutions, preferably at the community college level.

5. Ability to communicate effectively in verbally and in writing.

6. Knowledge of budget preparation and control.

7. Experience in project management.

8. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet searching.

9. Knowledge of research techniques and methodologies to evaluate programs.

10. Ability to provide leadership and direction to the grants and fundraising program.

11. Experience in teaching or training adults.

12. Ability to compile and verify data and prepare reports.

13. Demonstrated ability to train, supervise, and evaluate subordinate staff.

14. Evidence of successful leadership experience at the university or college level using culturally responsive, inclusive practices that lead to equitable outcomes for all students and employees.

15. Demonstrated experience, commitment, and knowledge of inequities in higher education and rectifying policies and processes that restrict access for minoritized students and employees.


Choice of several health plans, plus $50,000 Group Life Insurance and Dental Care Plan.

New employees hired on or after January 1, 2014 will contribute 2% of salary to the San Francisco Retiree Health Care Trust Fund (RHCTF).

Application Procedure

To apply for this posting, start by completing an online Application for Administrative Position at To be considered a candidate for this posting, the following materials must be submitted and received by the Human Resources Department on or before 11:59 p.m. of the posting filing deadline. Substitution of required document(s) is not permitted.

Applicant: Please do not send any application materials to other departments. Human Resources Department is not responsible for any documents addressed and/or sent to other departments.

1. A letter of interest (maximum 4 pages) detailing your background and experience related to the position (refer to the Duties and Responsibilities and Employment Qualifications); AND, your commitment to and experience within a diverse multi-cultural organization with a highly diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

2. A current curriculum vitae or resume summarizing educational and administrative background and experience.

3. A City College of San Francisco Electronic Administrative Position Application completed in full and applied to this specific posting online. The statement "See Resume" is not acceptable.

4. A current list of five (5) references with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses that include: faculty, classified and/or support staff, an administrator, supervisor, and a colleague of managerial, supervisory ranking. (If you are among the final candidates, references will be contacted. The District may also contact other references not on your list, only if you are among the final candidates.)

5. Copies of transcripts verifying the degrees and majors as listed on applicant's CCSF Application Form; official transcripts and actual verification of work experience will be required at a later date. [NOTE: Degrees and majors must be posted on transcripts to be considered in the application process. Foreign degree(s) must be evaluated before an application can be processed. Foreign Degree Evaluation sources information is located on the left side margin.]

6. Diversity Statement: Separate from your letter of interest, submit a concise response to relate several of your experiences or your involvement in circumstances or environments which strongly affected your understanding of and ability to function in a diverse community comprised of students and colleagues from varying academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientations, disabilities, and ethnic backgrounds.

Applicants bear the sole responsibility for ensuring that all application materials are complete when submitted and are received by the Human Resources Department by 11:59 p.m. on the posting filing deadline. Postmarks will not be honored. Emails are not acceptable. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. All materials become the property of the City College of San Francisco, and will not be returned. Application files for this posting will not be considered for other postings.

For additional assistance, please call Human Resources Department at (415) 452-7660.

ADA Statement

Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring process should contact the Human Resources Department at (415) 452-7660 to make the necessary arrangements. Please be aware that verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be required.

Selection Procedure/Conditions of Employment

Applicants who meet all minimum qualifications and have all required application documents in the CCSF Human Resources Department on or before the filing deadline will be included in the initial review processes to be conducted by the Search Committee. A reasonable number of applicants who are judged by the Committee as best matching the requirements of the position will be invited for a personal interview with the Search Committee. An additional interview will be offered to applicants who are advanced beyond the initial interviews.

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements for a CCSF Release to Work Authorization Certificate prior to appointment which include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprinting processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.

As approved by the governing Board of the San Francisco Community College District, beginning October 1, 2021, City College of San Francisco requires that new and current employees, students, and business partners participate in the Covid Safety Campaign. All parties entering CCSF facilities must demonstrate proof of covid vaccination in compliance with current CDC and SFDPH guidelines. New hires must submit documentation for verification to the Human Resources Department.

City College of San Francisco reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify or to rescind this job posting at any time without prior notice.

EEO Statement

It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS/HIV status, medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era veteran. These categories specifically include status as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District program or activity. For further information, contact the Human Resources Department at (415) 452-7660.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Kristin Charles, Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement & Effectiveness

Contact Phone/Extension
(415) 239-3677

Contact Email

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

1. Letter of Interest
2. Resume
3. List of References
4. Transcript(s)
5. Diversity Statement

Optional Documents

1. Transcript(s) - additional
2. California Community College Credentials
3. Equivalency Application Form
4. Foreign Degree Evaluation

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