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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 transformative education.

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 class.

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 year.

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 and
development of grant proposals; developing project budgets; and identifying potential funding sources to support STLCC’s Strategic Initiatives.

What you'll do:

• Researches potential funding sources for grants to support STLCC’s Strategic Initiatives and disseminates information about grant opportunities.
• Researches, analyzes, and compiles data from professional reports, scholarly articles, and other sources in support of grant proposal preparation.
• 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 tools.
• 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 objectives.
• 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 investigators.
• 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 activities.
• 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 relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Company

Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the belief that education has the power to lift up individuals and our communities. Ready to join a team dedicated to expanding minds and changing lives? Explore our current openings and see what makes STLCC extraordinary.

As an employer, St. Louis Community College is committed to offering full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

At STLCC, we strive to foster 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 class.

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