Delaware County Community College (DCCC), located outside of the Philadelphia Metro area, is looking for a talented and dynamic Grant Specialist to join our team of higher education professionals who are committed to student success. Candidates who subscribe to the notion of becoming a student-ready college and meeting students where they are, DCCC has a place for you!
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three to five (3-5) years’ grant writing experience of non-profit sector and public grants administration activities with federal and state agencies, workforce development initiatives, and grant programs that support academic needs. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration or related field of study or equivalent combination of education and experience is required; Master’s degree preferred.
DCCC offers a great competitive salary, with an outstanding benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug for all benefit eligible employees; College Paid Disability and Life Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; 403(b) Defined Contribution Retirement Plans (5% Employee Mandatory Contribution and a 10% Match by the College); Generous PTO, Holiday and Winter Break Schedule; Tuition Waiver & Tuition Reimbursement; and a Compressed Four (4) Day Work Week Each Summer; Professional Development Opportunities; and a Supportive Work/Life Balance Campus Environment.
For immediate consideration, interested candidates can apply online and provide a cover letter and resume. For more information, please visit: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Grant Specialist
DCCC is an equal employment opportunity employer, valuing and embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The Grant Specialist is charged with assisting in all aspects of public and private grants including prospecting grants, vetting grants within the College system, writing, submission of new and continuing proposals and stewardship. The Grant Specialist will have familiarity and facility with web-based grants management systems as well as liaise with both internal and external stakeholders. A grant writer with a tenacity to find new funding sources from a variety of organizations (e.g., government, corporate, foundation, non-profit) relevant to College priorities. This individual will be able to develop preliminary budget narratives and schematics for grant applications, adapting funded proposals as necessary during the post-award period, and ensuring all deadlines and requirements are met.
The successful candidate must be an engaging, effective, innovative, dynamic partner who is strategic and fosters collaboration. This individual will be able to demonstrate the use of best practice strategies associated with all aspect of grants management. This individual will demonstrate a spirit of an independent problem-solver and a strong understanding of the College’s mission and goals. The Grant Specialist will demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, integrity and professionalism when dealing with financial and grant materials. The Grant Specialist will also have a demonstrated ability to encourage, model, embrace, and incorporate diverse thought and perspective of all individuals of various backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives to foster an all-inclusive environment and drive results.
- Community Development
- Proposal (Business)
- Proposal Writing
- Public Policies