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Project Manager, STEM Grants (Academic Affairs

Riverside Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 4, 2023

Position Title: Project Manager, STEM Grants (Academic Affairs) - Riverside City College

Department: Academic Affairs (R)

Position Type: Classified Management/Supervisor

College/Campus: Riverside

Physical location of the position: Riverside

Employment Type: Full-Time

Position Length: 12-month

Salary Range: Grade R

Salary Amount: $105,195 - $128,071

Salary Type: Annual

Is this position categorically (grant) funded? Yes

If categorically (grant) funded, date funded through: 9/30/2026

Under the direction of the area administrator, provides leadership and administration for the successful implementation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) grants; works collaboratively with faculty and classified professionals and acts as a liaison between the college, other educational institutions, and the funding agency, when appropriate.

Assigned District personnel.

A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and two years of experience in sponsored programs administration, project management, or related experience within higher education; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

A master's degree is preferred. Experience with budget management or grant-funded project management at the federal and/or state level is highly desired.

Experience: Knowledge Of:
1. Federal grants and regulations regarding grant expenditures and compliance, including Office of Management and Budget. (OMB) Uniform Guidance, and Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR).
2. Budget development and reporting procedures for grant-funded programs.
3. Project management and coordination techniques and practices.

Ability To:
1. Relate well and work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and business and industry representatives of diverse backgrounds.
2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a participatory manner with all segments of the college community and community at large;
3. Lead, implement, and manage change.
4. Interpret and uniformly implement District policies and procedures and the college bargaining agreements.
5. Communicate effectively and persuasively, both orally and in writing.
6. Be sensitive to and have respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, gender, cultural, disability, religious background and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty, and staff as well as commitment to integrating diversity in the college's instructional program.


Must have evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).

Administrators, faculty, staff, students, general public, vendors, universities, K-12 institutions, other community colleges.

Normal office environment.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1. Provides leadership and oversight for the implementation of STEM related grant activities; develops and monitors project budgets, supervises expenditures, and maintains fiscal controls.
2. Oversees hiring and compensation of grant-funded positions; supervises assigned support staff and student assistants.
3. Serves as a liaison with industry professionals and advisory groups; facilitates development of agreements with partnering institutions.
4. Organizes STEM faculty trainings, workshops, and meetings; coordinates or oversees the coordination of travel, guest visits, and field trips.
5. Oversees the acquisition process of equipment, software, and hardware.
6. Develops operating procedures and maintains grant records as required by federal regulations.
7. Designs, develops, and disseminates publications to promote the goals and objectives of the grant.
8. Makes presentations to faculty, staff, and administrators about project activities.
9. Collaborates and supports the implementation of internal and external grant evaluations.
10. Assists with the preparation and submission of required project performance reports.
11. Serves on college committees as requested.
12. Maintains an understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility, through continued study and participation in professional organizations.
13. Performs other related duties, as assigned; specific duties not listed does not exclude them for this classification if the work is similar or related.


This is a Classified Management position with vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, located at 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Other Transcript

Other Document: Other Transcript: Attach your transcripts which qualifies you for this position

Optional Applicant Documents:
Other Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date: Anticipated Start Date: February 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

**First review of applications is January 18th and every two weeks thereafter, until the positions are filled.***

*It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the 1st or 2nd week of February.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.

* An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position. Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes) will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is applying.

* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically with the online application.

* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources & Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

Application Types Accepted: Classified/Management/Confidential Application

To Apply:


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