Director of Grant Management
Starting salary range of $65,166 - $71,683 is based
on the Lee College Administrative/Administrative Support Salary
Scale, D62. Initial salary offer is commensurate with education and
related work experience.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
This position works collaboratively with the Vice Presidents,
Executive Directors, Deans, and Directors to identify institutional
needs in the college's strategic plan and mission that can be
supported by external funding opportunities. Responsible for
researching funding opportunities, developing competitive proposals
with external and internal stakeholders, and coordinating grant
writing assignments with other grant writers including those on
contract. Responsible for providing expertise, guidance, and
oversight to grant managers and principal investigators on fiscal,
programmatic, and reporting requirements of each funding source
while maintaining a compliant, audit-ready project. This position
will also ensure the successful implementation of all awarded
grants, serving as a grant manager either in the interim or for the
duration of the project.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Work collaboratively with the Director of Major Gifts and
Planned Giving in managing the Resource Development Office, making
decisions for the department, developing operational plans, and
- Supervise Grant Writer/Alumni Relations and Administrative
- Supervises indirectly all Grant Project Directors in regard to
- Co-manage departmental budget.
- Serve as the institution's Authorized Organization
Representative for grants.
- Serve as the compliance manager for all federal, state, and
- Identify and research federal, state, and private grant
opportunities that align and support the mission and strategic plan
of the institution.
- Coordinate, manage, and lead grant development teams that
include key internal and external stakeholders.
- Review and analyze data that supports the need for the
- Write, edit and submit institutional grant proposals that are
comprehensive, accurate, executable, and sustainable.
- Oversight of all post-award activities of grants and contracts,
including sub-recipient awards, to assure both institutional and
governmental compliance of fiscal, programmatic, and reporting
measures from award notification to grant close-out.
- Informs new project directors on internal policies and
procedures, fiscal and reporting responsibilities, and the rules
and regulations of the funder.
- Review and negotiate the terms and conditions of grant
- Act as the liaison between the college and federal. state and
- Act as a point of contact with external partners on grant
compliance and management issues.
- Provide expertise, guidance, support, and evaluation for
colleagues pursuing grant opportunities, ensuring accuracy,
completion, and timely submission.
- Provide regular grant performance feedback to supervisors of
grant project directors.
- Ensure that the partnering college's grant staff provides
information and data in a timely manner and that Lee College is
providing reports, invoices, and other material in a correct format
as required to fiscal agent partners.
- Develop and conduct in-house grant project director
- Develop, implement, and manage internal, project processes to
ensure compliance with relevant College and grant-related rules and
regulations. (i.e., eligibility, purchasing; equipment inventory;
- Work with grant accountants to ensure financial compliance and
- Schedule, prioritize, and finalize grant assignments to grant
contractors and grant writers.
- Maintain centralized grants office including an accurate and
comprehensive reporting and tracking system for all grants awarded
to the college.
- Participate and support Resource Development activities such as
Gala, Scholarship Breakfast, Industry reception, Alumni events, and
others as outlined by the administration.
Collaboration with partners
- Build and maintain key relationships with college
staff/instructions, and community resources.
Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not
- Participate in professional development activities and training
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a
security sensitive position.
Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender,
disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran
- Bachelor’s (or higher) degree
- Three (3) years of grant writing experience, including federal,
state, and private
- Two (2) years of supervisory experience
- Experience creating and managing federal budgets, interpreting
funding source guidelines, and interpreting federal grant
- Proof of successful project management and/or grant proposal
- Must possess organizational and problem-solving skills
- Strong ability to manage multiple projects timely and
- Must be flexible to meet hard deadlines
- Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to initiate, establish, and maintain both internal and
- Must have an impeccable reputation with regard to ethics and
- Must have a positive attitude about work, ability to motivate
and empower employees
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and other applicable
software with the ability to navigate the internet
- Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed
- Experience working in higher education
Main Campus - Baytown, TX
If other, provide location:
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position requires applicants to attach the following
documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts
for all completed course work
. (Official transcripts
required upon employment.)
In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3)
professional references on the online application.
Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of
the electronic application process.
To apply, visit https://jobs.lee.edu/postings/6959
Lee College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer,
which encourages applications from qualified females, minority
groups, veterans, and disabled individuals. It is the policy of Lee
College to fully comply with the equal opportunity provisions of
all applicable regulations and not to discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of gender, disability,
race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status in
areas such as recruitment, selections, training, promotion,
demotion, layoffs, terminations, rates of pay, or any other forms
of compensation or benefits.