In collaboration with the grants office team, the Grant Writer works closely with faculty and staff to take a lead on grant activities including the development, production, and submission of grants. Provides post-award support for grant-funded project directors, grant managers, and compliance officer including monitoring of grant projects and oversight/management of grant budget and accounting activities, project records, payrolls, purchase requisitions, and required reports and audits, both programmatic and financial. Has a data-informed approach to assessing programmatic needs, designing research and program implementation and evaluation plans. Skilled with quantitative and qualitative analyses to design research studies and evaluations to determine program effectiveness and identify best practices for Bergen Community College. Researches, pursues, and cultivates external funding opportunities in support of College mission, goals, and strategic priorities. Performs additional duties as assigned.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of three (3) years experience in either grant writing, coordination, evaluation and/or reporting, preferably in a higher education setting. Possesses knowledge of grant proposal writing and budgeting techniques; must have strong statistical and analytical skills as well as critical reading, listening, and clarifying skills; Must exhibit excellent writing, editing, oral and interpersonal communication skills; Must be detail-oriented and technologically proficient in common office desktop software and familiar with cloud based computing and collaborative platforms and software; demonstrates understanding of the community college mission; a self-starter with the ability to work independently with little to no supervision and as a team in a collaborative manner and be able to build effective cooperative relationships with both internal and external constituents.
All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code GRANT WRITER), curriculum vitae, salary requirements, and three professional references with current contact information. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by July 26, 2019. Send materials by email with the appropriate job code in the subject line to email@example.com.
Bergen Community College
Department of Human Resources
400 Paramus Road, Room A-316
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
EOE/NJ First Act Employer
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