Job Vacancy Announcement
Director, Grants and Resource Development
Grants and Resource Development
Full Time or Part Time
Hiring Salary Range
$84,669 - $121,017 / Annually
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)
Regular or Temporary
Job Description Summary
The Director of Grants and Resource Development provides leadership
and direction in the development and implementation of a
comprehensive strategic resource development plan for the college,
as well as oversees grants management and compliance functions of
the Grants and Resource Development Office (which are distinct from
day-to-day grant operations, which are the responsibility of each
grant’s project director). The Director provides day-to-day
management of the Grants and Resource Development staff.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Master’s degree in related field required.
- Five years of full-time experience working with grants
- Must have supervised personnel and administered programs
directly related to professional area for at least three
- Possess excellent written, verbal, and computer skills
(Microsoft Office Suite).
- Proficiency in utilizing research data.
- Ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve
- Supervisory and project management experience.
- Proven track record in securing new grant funding opportunities
and comprehensive knowledge of grants research.
- Ability to distinguish and identify grant funding sources for
programs that meet the strategic mission and vision of Prince
George’s Community College.
- Demonstrated expertise in all phases of grant proposal
development, including analyzing, writing, and editing.
- Documented success in the acquisition of public and private
sector grants in education, human services, or a related
- Demonstrated knowledge of current federal grants policy and
federal grant regulations (i.e., 2 CFR, Part 220 [ OMB A-21], 2
CFR, Part 215 [ OMB A-110], 2 CFR, Part 230 ( OMB A122]).
- Ability to interpret federal grants laws, policies, and
regulations and resolve complex grants management and compliance
- Ability to build successful professional relationships both
within the institution and public sectors.
- Knowledge of Colleague and Colleague Advancement databases
- Strong editing skills
- Knowledge and familiarity with grants research techniques and
fundraising tools and software (Foundation Center, Lexis Nexis,
- Strong contributor in team environments.
The following criteria, which are not the sole
criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review
the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum
qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be
interviewed. Other information and observations made during the
interview process may be considered in the selection process. A
Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application.
Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below
for this position.
- Serves as the Authorized Organizational Representative for the
college for public grants and certifies college compliance with
federal regulations and assurances on behalf of the president to
federal and state funding agencies
- Develops a proactive annual resource development plan that
aligns with the strategic vision, mission and goals of the
- Develops pre-award and post-award procedures and monitoring
systems that are in compliance with College policies and
procedures, funder requirements and federal laws, policies,
requirements, and regulations
- Identifies potential funding sources for instructional and
administrative areas of the college and in matching their needs
with the funding agency’s priorities and requirements
- Convenes regular meetings with Resource Development
Coordinators (RDCs) to identify external funding needs and to
resolve grants management issues relative to their respective
- Oversees the development of grant proposals developed by RDCs,
faculty and staff that support the current strategic priorities of
- Provides technical assistance to proposal development teams to
ensure superior quality of final proposal submissions to external
- Stewards external grant funder and partner relationships
- Supervises the Grants and Resource Development staff and
assigns tasks to assist with pre-award and post-award
- Delivers and oversees the deliverance of grant start-up and
post-award assistance to project directors in accordance with grant
guidelines to ensure compliance with requirements for allocating
funds and meeting project goals
- Analyzes and interprets federal grant laws, policies, and
regulations to identify college risks and recommends actions needed
- Maintains electronic and hard-copy files for all legal
documents associated with grant funding
- Acts as primary college information resource for all grants,
with day to day details remaining the responsibility of each
- Develops and tracks proposal development timelines,
submissions, award determination, implementation and close-out
dates, and reporting deadlines
- Serves as liaison with internal administration and finance
officers and external funding agencies
- Leads the college response when there is a need to negotiate,
resolve issues, and settle disputes between internal grants
personnel and outside funding agencies
- Attends state, local and national professional development
conferences and meetings as appropriate
- Undertakes other related duties as assigned by the executive
director of Institutional Advancement
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively
communicate and interact with other employees and the public
through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally
defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel
objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and
operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not
limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax
machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching,
reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping,
and repetitive motions.
Is Background Check Required?
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written
- As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present
acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a
U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
- A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer
of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal
information will be required if selected for an interview.
Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or
directly engaging with minor children on campus?
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Background Check Statement
Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe
campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for
applicants being considered for employment. Background
investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record
check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial
(credit) report or driving history check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
; you will receive an email acknowledging
receipt of your application, upon which time no further
communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the
position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is
immediately sent to your references listed on your application.
Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight
requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a minimum of a Master's degree in a related
- * Do you have five years of full-time experience working with
grants and grants administration?
- * Do you have three years of full-time supervisory experience?
- * Do you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to
continue working in the United States? As required by the 1986
Immigration Act, candidates must present acceptable documentation
showing that they are a U.S. Citizen or a resident authorized to
work in the U.S.
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- HigherEd Jobs
- Hispanic Outlook
- Personal Referral
- PGCC Website
- Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
- The Chronicle of Higher Ed
- The Washington Post
- Other: Please indicate below
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you
selected 'Other' please indicate source:
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter