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Director of Grants and Faculty Endowments

Centenary College of Louisiana
Shreveport, Louisiana
Depending on experience
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2023

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Centenary College of Louisiana seeks an individual to lead the college’s grants and endowments programs. Centenary maintains a vibrant endowment program, with every faculty member holding an endowed chair or professorship, and the College has been consistently awarded significant grants at the local, state, and national levels. The next Director will maintain these programs, as well as diversify and extend the College’s grants and endowment initiatives.

The Director reports to and works closely with the Provost and Dean of the College and liaises with Development and the Business Office.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Identifies, analyzes, and coordinates the application processes for potential funding sources for academic and operational programs.
  • Reviews all extramural grant applications including budget preparation.
  • Assists in tracking and recording post-award grant accounts and expenditures.
  • Supports faculty and staff members throughout the entire grant-making process from pre- to post-award.
  • Ensures timely reporting and compliance with grants and endowments requirements.
  • Serves as the College's liaison with the Louisiana Board of Regents, non-profit advocacy organizations, and government agencies in coordination with Cabinet members.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree; strong writing skills, including experience in professional or technical writing, and successful experience writing grant proposals and grant reports.

Preferred qualifications include educational and/or work experience at a selective, private, residential liberal arts college and experience writing academic grants.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.


To apply, send application materials to or:

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104



Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

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