Posted: June 30, 2021
Level: Part Time Educational Assistant
Hours: Up to 17 hours per week
Job Posting: NVCC 21- 14
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is
filled, with materials submitted Thursday, July 15, 2021,
receiving priority consideration
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708
Anticipated Start Date:
The Grant Compliance Officer is responsible for creating and
maintaining databases of information sources, monitoring grant
processes outlined in the MOA's, attending meetings and training
workshops for specific grants, overseeing grant compliance in
relation to grant guidelines in the MOA's, maintaining records as
required in the MOA's. This position will work with the State GU
System Office State Director and CT GU Fiscal Assistant to monitor
and review fiscal analysis at the local level in relation to the
state GU Office. Incumbents must possess a proven ability to
effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically
diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have
excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong
Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office
(Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)
A Bachelor's degree in an appropriately related field together with
one (1) year of experience working with grants; or a combination of
education, training, and experience which would lead to the
competencies required for the successful performance of the
position’s essential duties.
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Dealing with multiple tasks simultaneously
- Memorandums of Agreements (MOA's), state purchasing processes,
- Microsoft Office, Word and Excel (pivot tables), as well as
- Reviewing key deliverables in contracts, grants, MOAs and
providing analysis based on key deliverables .
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this
position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the
degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
Example of Job Duties:
- Experience with grant management and budgets that utilize
online platforms for budgeting, communication, programming, and
- Advanced computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite,
particularly Excel for budget and financial forecasting .
Under the direction of the GEAR UP Local Project Director, with
assistance from the Accountant, GEAR UP Educational Assistant is
responsible for the following duties:
- Maintaining records as required in the MOA’s.
- Overseeing grant expenditures as they relate to grant
guidelines in the MOA's.
- Tracking all grant expenditures, encumbrances, and budget
- Balancing budget sheet while delivering up-to-date projections
on each grant budget.
- Managing GEAR UP purchasing processes, including requisitions
- Maintaining GEAR UP budget book
- Assisting in the management of GEAR UP hiring and payroll
- Managing In-Kind Match processes, including tracking facilities
and material worksheets as well as requesting and tracking monthly
personnel effort reports.
- Other duties as assigned that support GEAR UP programming.
- Maintaining knowledge and understanding of the Code of Federal
Regulations relating to GEAR UP Section 403 GEAR UP Program through
the U.S. Department of Education .
This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is
not limited to the full specifications stated in the job
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship
or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and
Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background
check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal
history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit)
report or driving history check.
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CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin,
marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental
disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino
Director of Equal Employment Opportunity
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