Title: Grant Writer
Employee Classification: Professional F/T 52 Wks Unit
Department: Institutional Development
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC)
is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students,
expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to
strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served
the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education
centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence.
More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one
member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses,
continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC
annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and
technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their
education at four-year institutions within six months of
graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s
four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is
committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all
people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin,
ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one
of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC
employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution
to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost
to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance
with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including
dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served
the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career
paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition
waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents.
Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for
other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual
professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to
a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal
days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule
even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health
and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a
culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college
wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded
for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their
household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP)
that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
Responsible for organizing and coordinating a variety of tasks and
activities related to the seeking and acquisition of local, state,
and federal grants, including conducting academic research; guiding
faculty, staff, and administrators in theoretical project design
development of grant proposals; developing project budgets; and
identifying potential funding sources to support STLCC’s Strategic
What you'll do:
• Researches potential funding sources for grants to support
STLCC’s Strategic Initiatives and disseminates information about
• Researches, analyzes, and compiles data from professional
reports, scholarly articles, and other sources in support of grant
• Coordinates and facilitates internal and external stakeholder
planning sessions to identify project design elements that meet the
program requirements of funding agencies.
• Develops proposals in collaboration with faculty, staff, and
administrators. Creates logic models and work plans and identifies
evaluation processes, evidence-based practices, and assessment
• Coordinates development of project budgets with faculty, staff,
and administrators and presents proposed budgets to campus or
district leadership for review and approval.
• Ensures that grant proposals meet the funding agency requirements
for content, use of funds, and alignment with agency goals and
• Meets or exceeds mandatory agency data requirements and analysis
through the creation of maps, charts, graphs, and tables.
• Produces internal reports and other documentation related to the
status of the college’s proposals and awarded grants.
• Contributes to the development of grant-funded project
orientation materials for faculty, staff, and administrators who
serve as project directors, managers, and principal
• Provides support and technical assistance to faculty, staff, and
administrators by creating and conducting workshops, presentations,
and other training related to grant acquisition, proposal
development, and grant management.
• Participates in grant-related professional development
• Stays current with local, state, and federal educational and
workforce trends and monitors funding patterns.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Education, experience, and other requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and over three years of full time