Director, Grants (Planning & Development) - Moreno Valley College
Riverside Community College District
Location: Moreno Valley, California
Internal Number: 3310129
Position Title: Director, Grants (Planning & Development) - Moreno Valley College
Department: Planning & Development (M)
Position Type: Classified Management/Supervisor
College/Campus: Moreno Valley
Physical location of the position: Moreno Valley
Employment Type: Full-Time
Position Length: 12-month
Salary Range: Grade S
Salary Amount: $108,581 - $132,189
Salary Type: Annual
Is this position categorically (grant) funded? No
BASIC FUNCTION: Under the supervision of and in collaboration with the area administrator, develops, coordinates and implements a funding acquisition plan for the initiatives and programs of the college or campus and develops alternative sources of support for those programs; develops relationships and interacts with elements of the community college system and public organizations to best promote the priorities of the college; provides training and consultation services in support of resource development, grant management and compliance.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises assigned District personnel.
Education: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in accounting, or a reasonably related field is required and three (3) years of categorical, grant, and account experience.
A master's degree from an accredited institution is preferred.
Experience: KNOWLEDGE OF: 1. Best practices in successful grant management. 2. Federal, state and foundation funding agency regulations. 3. Principles of audit readiness and audit requirements. 4. Strategic planning; principles and practices of successful resource development. 5. Policies and procedures related to grant management in higher education. 6. Budget development and management. 7. Leadership and supervision principles. 8. Regulations and agreements governing staff supervision, including but not limited to CTA and CSEA agreements and the Classified Handbook. 9. Methods of successful grant evaluation. 10. Methods, practices, and terminology used in the grants area. 11. English language and grammar. 12. Software commonly used to perform essential functions of the job including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Contribute, Galaxy, etc.
ABILITY TO: 1. Exercise judgment and initiative. 2. Work under pressure of recurrent deadlines with frequent interruptions 3. Work effectively with faculty, administrators, staff, and representatives from outside organizations.
Other: COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.
CONTACTS: President; Vice Presidents; Deans; Associate Deans; Directors; assigned staff; College Business Office staff; RCCD's audit firm; faculty; federal, state, and private funding agency program officers; and community organizations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This classification primarily works in an office and standing in and walking between work areas is frequently required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to to 15 pounds. Will require travel.
ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS: Employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.
Duties and Responsibilities: REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: 1. Supervises grants staff in researching, planning, and implementing a funding acquisition plan; works with District grants and college administration to compete for federal, state, and private funding; directs the writing of grant proposals and develops budgets in support of strategic initiatives. 2. Advises, facilitates, and makes reports to appropriate administrative bodies and other college planning and advisory committees. 3. Analyzes federal, state, and private agency funding trends and assesses potential applicability to area initiatives and/or goals; analyzes college resource needs and works with departments and colleges to develop plans and strategies to compete and apply for grants. 4. Researches funding sources; coordinates the preparation and processing of grant applications; and develops and maintains partnerships with governmental and private granting agencies. 5. Forms and leads teams in developing grant applications with faculty, staff and consulting resources to accomplish high quality, competitive grant applications. 6. Provides training and consultation services to grant project directors, their supervising administrators, and their administrative support staff in support of compliance with all programmatic and fiscal regulatory requirements. 7. Provides technical assistance to faculty, staff, and administrators in a wide variety of areas including District/college policies and procedures related to grant management, budget preparation and management, and grant program development. 8. Participates in policies and procedures development and implementation; prepares complex periodic reports, statements, and analyses of grant-related data. 9. In collaboration with the assigned administrator, manages area operations; supervises and evaluates assigned staff, establishes goals and objectives for assigned areas of responsibility in concert with the strategic plan and program review. 10. Develops sub-award and independent contractor contract agreements related to grants. 11. Maintains an understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility for this position, through continued study and participation in professional organizations. 12. Performs other related duties as assigned; specific duties not listed does not exclude them from this classification if the work is similar or related.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a Classified Management position. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.
The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.
All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.
The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Georgina Villasenor, located at 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Required Applicant Documents: Resume or Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter Other Document Other Transcript
Other Document: Evidence of recent successfully completed grant application
Optional Applicant Documents: Doctorate Transcript Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Effective Employment Date: Anticipated Start Date: August or September 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Special Comments: ************************************************ IMPORTANT NOTICES: *First review of applications will occur on August 2nd and every two weeks after that. It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the 2nd or 3rd week of August. Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.
****** * An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position. Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes) will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is applying.
* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.
* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.
* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically with the online application.
* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.
* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.
* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources & Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
The Riverside Community College District through its three colleges—Moreno Valley College, Norco College, and Riverside City College supported by the District Office—serves and enriches its diverse communities by offering certificates, degrees, and transfer programs that help students achieve their educational and career goals.Working for Riverside Community College District is an opportunity and a privilege. It is an opportunity to contribute in a variety of ways to ensure student success for those who are here for their personal development and education. We all contribute in some way, shape, or form to that District priority. We all h?ave the privilege to contribute in an environment that values the qualities of inclusiveness, diversity, and hard work. Diversity and Human Resources is a department of primacy in the organization and strives to assure that its people have the tools, resources, and qualities to serve stakeholders at all levels.We balance service and regulatory requirements with a goal to help RCCD provide a safe and discriminatory free work environment for all. We assure to the community that our environment is fair, open, legally compliant, and customer friendly.