Director, Grants and Resource Development

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Position Information

Position Title

Director, Grants and Resource Development

Position Type



Grants and Resource Development



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related field required.
  • Five years of full-time experience working with grants required.
  • Must have supervised personnel and administered programs directly related to professional area for at least three years.
  • Possess excellent written, verbal, and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Proficiency in utilizing research data.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals.
  • 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 field.
  • 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 issues.
  • Ability to build successful professional relationships both within the institution and public sectors.
  • Knowledge of Colleague and Colleague Advancement databases preferred
  • Strong editing skills
  • Knowledge and familiarity with grants research techniques and fundraising tools and software (Foundation Center, Lexis Nexis, etc.)
  • Strong contributor in team environments.

CRITERIA : 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 college
  • 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 areas
  • Oversees the development of grant proposals developed by RDCs, faculty and staff that support the current strategic priorities of the college
  • Provides technical assistance to proposal development teams to ensure superior quality of final proposal submissions to external funding sources
  • 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 processes
  • 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 for compliance
  • 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 project administrator.
  • 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
Job Requirements

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.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • 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 Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

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Close Date


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

Application Status ; 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 investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of a Master's degree in a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have five years of full-time experience working with grants and grants administration?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have three years of full-time supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * 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.
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  6. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other

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