Director, Workforce Grants Management - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location


Job Responsibilities

• Monitors grant/contract compliance policies and guidelines
• Tracks expenditures related to grant-funded activities
• Ensures timely generation of reports related to program/project performance, funding and expenditures and budget administration
• Provides training to WCED team members regarding grant budget development and administration
• Serves as a liaison between the College and external funding sources
• Writes, researches, and develops proposals to secure funding for workforce initiatives
• Manages and directs grant activities throughout the WCED Division
• Works collaboratively with academic units, community partners, and Tri-C’s development office
• Tracks and reports grant status and deliverable to management
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and a minimum of five years of demonstrated grants management experience
• Demonstrated experience supervising, planning, assigning, scheduling and ensuring the quality of the work of others
• Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a business area’s budget
• Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have major implications on the management and operations within a department
• Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situations

• Possess comprehensive knowledge of grant management theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus
• Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently
• Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with demonstrated attention to detail
• Ability to be creative and exercise initiative
• Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Possess strong organizational and time-management skills
• Work accurately with great attention to detail
• Ability to adjust to changing priorities and respond appropriately to deadlines
• Ability to promote collaboration, teamwork, and involve all stakeholders in decision-making processes
• Proven leadership skills and ability to foster a team environment and work collaboratively
• Demonstrated advanced Project Management skills
• Intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft: Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint (or equivalent programs)
• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity
• Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects
• Ability to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issues
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality
• Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population


• Time Utilization / Organization
• Results Focus
• Quality of Work

• Collaboration / Inclusion
• Communication
• Flexibility / Adaptability

• Customer Service
• Servant Leadership
• Continuous Improvement / Innovation

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with state and federal grants
• Experience in workforce training and development
• Grant writing experience

Work Schedule

Standard hours 8:30 – 5:00

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date 11/19/2015

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Workforce, Community & Economic Development
  • Director, Workforce Grants Management
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter