NASNTI Project Director (STARS) - 3519
- University of North Carolina at Pembroke
- Pembroke, North Carolina
- Commensurate Upon Education and Experience
- Posted Date
- Dec 2, 2022
- Position Type
- Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
- Employment Level
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 7,500 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity, and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.
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
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.
• Highly collaborative grant that requires a great deal of coordination with Center for Student Success and University College.
•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 University 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 University 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 University and project consultants, students, and funding agency
•Communicates grant goals to the University/Campus community, campus administrators, faculty, and students
Review of applications will begin immediately.
Please note that this is a grant-funded, time-limited position through September 30, 2026.
Minimum Training and Experience 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.
Management Preferences: Master’s degree strongly preferred. Higher Education background or transferable skills from corporate America – customer care experience, as well as supervisory and leadership experience. Experience working with federal grant programs.
Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.
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