Dist Dir Development Office - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

District Administration

Job Responsibilities

Work directly with members of the College community to develop a College-wide plan for grant and gift requests.

Serves as a liaison between the College and external funding sources.

Takes a leadership role in working with faculty, staff and administrators to identify and secure sources of funding, to develop proposals and project budgets for submission to appropriate funding sources and to assist with managing grants received and monitoring expenditure activities.

Works with project managers to facilitate and ensure compliance on terms and conditions of funding secured through Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) and the Tri-C Foundation including local, state and federal compliance.

Develops and delivers College-wide programs to educate the College community on funding opportunities and strategies for obtaining grants and gifts.

Works on district-level grant writing initiatives and takes the lead for grant writing teams as well as for writing, editing and compiling the final proposals for such initiatives.

Provides leadership for grant and gift funding including research of external funding opportunities, cultivation, solicitation, proposal development, project monitoring for compliance and reporting; developing communication materials regarding Foundation and College initiatives; providing educational and support sessions to College internal community regarding funding opportunities and guidelines.

Assists with other Resource Development and Tri-C Foundation projects and processing on an as-needed basis.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum of five years of experience in communications, fundraising management or working with external partners.

Extensive experience in creating and monitoring budgets

Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills that support culture change relative to development responsibilities

Demonstrated commitment to providing customer service

Demonstrated ability to manage relationships, create opportunities and solve problems

Strong technical skills

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite applications

Demonstrated passion for and commitment to the mission of Cuyahoga Community College

Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in grants and fundraising administration

Master’s degree

Experience with Raiser’s Edge and Banner systems

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of business 8:30AM – 5PM, Monday through Friday

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 diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Keyword Phrases

  • Development Office
  • Dist Dir Development Office
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Development and Fund Raising
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