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Grants Manager

Linn-Benton Community College
Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Grants & Contracts, Executive, Executive Directors
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Full Time
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Posting Number: 0601139-C Position Type: Management/Exempt Special Notes to Applicants:
This is a full-time temporary position that is funded through a grant ending 09/01/2023. With new funding this position may be extended beyond the initial grant period.

MVSCH is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce. The Department strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

LBCC is committed to the principles of Pay Equity. Starting salary placement for ManagementExempt positions is dependent upon experience.

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Position Title: Grants Manager Division/Department: Mid-Valley STEM-CTE Hub Location Albany Campus, Albany, OR Job Summary:
The Mid-Valley STEM - CTE Hub’s ( MVSCH ) Grants Manager is responsible for the full range of fund development activities and reporting, program evaluations and analysis, and planning and implementation of outreach strategies to align with the MVSCH mission, vision, values, strategic and program goals.

In partnership with the MVSCH Executive Director, the Grants Manager promotes and supports Hub programs with a high level of creativity, innovation, and passion. They work well independently and collaboratively as part of a dynamic and flexible team. They must be able to exercise independent judgment and make decisions necessary to achieve success in Hub activities. They will have confidence working with in- and out-of-school events and activities. They will communicate effectively, with sensitivity and understanding, when dealing with administrative colleagues, volunteers, teachers, students, parents, industry partners, and other collaborative partners. They will center equity, diversity, and inclusion in decision-making and communication and contribute to a welcoming and inclusive work culture.

The Grants Manager is skilled in a broad range of educational theory, curriculum, assessment, fund development, community outreach, event planning, and employee and volunteer management. This management-level position reports to and works closely with the MVSCH Executive Director and provides a high level of expertise and leadership. Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience: BA/BS degree. At least three years of proven experience in successful grant proposals, data collection, reporting, and ensuring compliance. A combination of education and experience which demonstrates the applicant is likely to possess the skills, knowledge and abilities will be considered.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and speaking skills and a high degree of personal integrity to work effectively as part of a team of culturally, socioeconomically, and geographically diverse colleagues, partners, and direct reports
  • Knowledge of emerging trends and best practices across STEM & CTE domains and issues impacting regional industry and education sectors
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills, with the ability to troubleshoot and solve technology and workflow issues while staying on deadline
  • Proficient with using data to drive decision making and action planning with partners
  • Knowledge of best practices in program evaluation with the ability to develop action plans and systems to facilitate and track implementation of evaluation findings and recommendations
  • Ability to interpret and apply technical rules, regulations, and guidelines related to grants
  • Understanding of critical theories and equitable research practices
  • Adept at facilitating public meetings and other public forums
  • Experience collaborating with schools, community partners, learners, and other youth-oriented institutions and organizations (Extension, libraries, etc); successful experience working with teams in program evaluation, data collection and analysis, and survey development.
  • Available to attend evening and weekend community events and meetings
Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated successful experience collaborating with schools, community partners, learners, and other youth-oriented institutions and organizations (extension, libraries, etc). Bilingual in Spanish desired.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Work is generally performed in an office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards. Successful candidates may work remotely but must live in Oregon. Considerable time is spent working on the computer. Minimal physical exertion is required. No special coordination beyond that used for normal mobility and handling of everyday objects and materials is needed to perform the job satisfactorily. Must be able to use a computer and communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals. Job requires occasional travel to community events within Linn and Benton Counties with potential for occasional travel elsewhere in Oregon. Essential Duties:
  • Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to philanthropic and corporate sources that align with MVSCH’s mission
  • Administer a comprehensive grant program including research, aligning strategic priorities, program development, award cycle management including contractual requirements such as reporting and financial management
  • Work with all departments to collect and synthesize data and oversee grant workflow processes to ensure adequate internal controls for accurate reporting and record-keeping of grant data
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors
  • Oversee MVSCH microgranting program
  • Ability to achieve industry standard results in a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative environment focused on making a significant impact
  • Embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and undertake responsibilities and complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • Manage partnerships with community organizations and internal staff in innovative ways to leverage next level program development
  • Explain complex ideas in compelling and articulate ways to achieve results and engage constituents and partners in our pivotal work
  • Contribute content for public relations materials including annual reports, newsletters, press releases, social media, and other publications
  • Assist with fundraising and engagement activities
Applicant Instructions:
Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “ Academic Transcript Information ” on the Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans must attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date: Full-time or Part-time Full-time, Fiscal Year (Contracted with Benefits) Number of hours/week: 40 Posting Date: 11/10/2021 Closing Date: 12/10/2021 Open Until Filled: No Salary Grade 123 Salary/Rate
Salary range is $59,665-$83,699 for a 248-day annual contract plus comprehensive benefits . Salary will be prorated for remaining days in fiscal year.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian Newspaper
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  2. If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Academic Transcript 2
  2. Academic Transcript 3
  3. Academic Transcript 4
  4. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4

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