There is an opening for Grants Development Coordinator Specialist at Daytona State College.
Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for developing, researching, writing, and submitting grant proposals to federal, state, and local government as well as private funding sources to generate external funding to support the College’s mission and strategic initiatives. This professional staff member leads and coordinates grant teams to generate ideas, design projects, and develop all elements of grant proposals and applications. This position regularly researches grant sources, reviews proposal requirements, develops detailed project budgets, and gathers data and other required information to support grant proposals. She/he shares grant opportunities regularly with the college community, establishes and maintains relationships with community organizations and other potential grant partners, and participates in ongoing professional development to remain current on best practices in grant development as well as knowledgeable regarding grant compliance and regulations.
Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or institution. A Master’s degree is preferred. Requires at least four (4) years of experience in grant research, writing, and proposal development in higher education or related setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The successful candidate will have exemplary written and oral communication skills and be well experienced in effective group facilitation. He or she must be equally adept at working in a team setting and independently; able to exercise a high degree of independent judgment, initiative, organizational and problem solving skills; and capable of effectively managing multiple complex projects and diverse assignments simultaneously. Candidates must be able to work successfully in a deadline-driven environment, have keen attention to detail, and possess strong office productivity/IT skills. Candidates should have knowledge of state and federal grant regulations, administrative rules, and compliance and monitoring issue.