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Position Title: Grant Writer/Developer External Funding
Reports Directly To:  Director of Institutional Development
Opening Date:  Jan. 2, 2014
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

SUMMARY:

The Grant Writer/Developer External Funding coordinates and develops proposals for external funding opportunities and oversees the development of new programs and the expansion of existing college programs through research of external funding availability, development of internal and external collaborative for potential programs, preparation of funding proposals, and solicitation of support for these proposals.for United Tribes Technical College. Develops and provides technical assistance to other proposal developers, project directors, and administrators in the management of externally funded projects. Work contacts include administrators, faculty, and staff; federal, state, and local program officers; representatives of businesses, community organizations, and other resource developers locally, nationally, and internationally. Equipment used includes standard office equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Plans and develops proposals for submission to external funding sources; monitors, creates, and disseminates information on funding trends and legislative developments related to funding opportunities; identifies new and promising public and private external funding opportunities; provides technical assistance, advice, and support to college and department leadership and administration in the development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of externally funded proposals, contracts, and special projects; analyzes, addresses, and resolves issues pertaining to proposal development; serves as a liaison with federal, state, and local program officers, private associations, and foundations conducting proposal development processes; implements processes and procedures related to proposal development; conducts research on funding opportunities and needs assessment data; reviews proposals and provides feedback to other proposal developers; develops proposal subcontracts; performs related duties as assigned

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

This position reports to the Director of Institutional Development and receives broad direction as to United Tribes Technical College strategic goals and objectives.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Office and some travel required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of: proposal writing requirements, processes, and techniques; sources of external funds of interest to postsecondary institutions; principles and techniques related to strategic and operational planning; appropriate state and federal government regulations that pertain to the management and control of government-funded projects; UTTC mission, goals, and procedures; career and academic program planning and design; learning and instructional applications; budget development and administration.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (masters degree preferred).
  • Five (5) years grant-writing and/or grant administration experience.
  • Five (5) years experience in post secondary, governmental, or community-based organization educational programs.
  • Five (5) years experience in project planning and evaluation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare and analyze budgets and financial reports.
  • Knowledge of effective grant-writing procedures and sources of grant funds.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups and lead groups to consensus on complex tasks and decisions.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret legal documents.
  • Ability to design, develop, and evaluate procedures and operational systems.
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain positive public relations with diverse groups both within the organization and in the community.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize projects, monitor and evaluate project implementation, and modify systems and procedures as needed.
  • Computer literacy and research skills.
  • Work samples

PREFERENCES:

Preference will be given to bona fide American Indian applicants in accordance with UTTC policies and Federal Indian regulations for such preference.

If selected for the position, the applicant is subject to a complete background investigation with favorable determination.

UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE, AGE, HANDICAP, MARITAL STATUS, POLITICAL PREFERENCE, OR MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION, EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY THE INDIAN PREFERENCE PROVISION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, AS AMENDED.

PERSONS OF INDIAN ANCESTRY WHO ARE AT LEAST 1/4 DEGREE AND WISH TO CLAIM INDIAN PREFERENCE SHOULD SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR TRIBAL ENROLLMENT CERTIFICATE INDICATING THEIR DEGREE OF INDIAN BLOOD AND AGENCY ENROLLED.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested individual should submit the following application materials to the Human Resource Director:

  1. Cover letter.
  2. Current Resume.
  3. Completed UTTC Application - call for a copy, or you can download a copy from www.uttc.edu.
  4. Reference letters or names, addresses and daytime phone numbers of three individuals familiar with your preparation / experience.
  5. Unofficial copies of transcripts (Official copies required if hired).

HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE
UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE
3315 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
BISMARCK, ND 58504