The Director of Grant Writing and Compliance seeks out and oversees the submission of grant proposals that are consistent with the mission of Wharton County Junior College (WCJC), including the goals identified in the strategic plans, such as system and foundation initiatives, statewide innovations, multi-college-programs and special projects. This position is responsible for implementing, monitoring, and auditing all received grants, and ensuring their accurate and continuous compliance to college, state, federal, and other funding sources.
The position of Director of Grant Writing and Compliance requires a Master's degree and three years of full-time experience in higher education or with a nonprofit agency working with grants. This position requires knowledge of regulations, guidelines, and procedures pertaining to federal/state agencies and other funding agencies/organizations. This position requires experience in research techniques to gather, analyze, and summarize information and to develop successful grant proposals. The position requires proficiency with a variety of technical computer applications including grant search engines. This position must have the ability to locate research and write grant applications and the ability to plan, prioritize, and coordinate multiple projects. This position requires the ability to communicate collaboratively and work effectively with individuals from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines for grant opportunities. A criminal background check is also required. To be considered for this position, all qualified applicants must attach to their online application the following documents: 1) Copy of college transcript(s) showing completion of a master's degree 2) Curriculum Vitae/Resume 3) Letter of Interest (outlining relevant experience) All documents must be attached to one online application to be considered. Please re-open your application form to verify all documents are properly attached.
Wharton County Junior College is a public, two-year, comprehensive community college offering a wide range of postecondary educational programs and services, inlcuding associate degrees, certificates, and continuing education courses. WCJC offers students a broad understanding of the liberal arts and sciences, whether for personal development or for transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions.