Grants Specialist

Baltimore City Community College
Posted: September 14, 2017
Location: Maryland, United States
Position: Administrative, Fundraising, Program
Field: Academic centers, Education
Salary: USD50380 to USD56735
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Category: Alumni affairs, Annual fund, Capital campaigns, Community outreach, Corporate and foundation relations, Direct marketing, Donor relations, Fundraising administration, Government relations and advocacy, Grant administration, Grant making, Grant seeking, Major gifts, Office administration, Other administrative, Other fundraising, Other programs, Planned giving, Program administration and management, Prospect research, Public relations and communications, Special events
Employment Level: Full-time

   The Grants Specialist is responsible for:

  1. Researches grant opportunities and works with various campus stakeholders to write and edit grant proposals/applications for submission to federal, state, and local agencies, as well as to private funding agencies and foundations
  2. Organizes and participates on grant writing teams to develop, write, and edit grant proposals
  3. Assists the Director of Grant Development in providing support to College faculty, administrators, and staff who are in need of assistance with grant writing.
  4. Serves as a subject matter expert on internal grant committees and the College's Human Subject Review Committee, the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  5. Assists the Director of Grant Development with developing, coordinating, and implementing trainings and workshops on grant and budget development
  6. Participates in regular, ongoing meetings with Principal Investigators or Project Directors to ensure grant-funded projects are meeting goals, objectives, and performance measures in a timely manner
  7. Responsible for writing post-grant award program narrative update reports (both interim and final reports)
  8. Prepares post-grant sub-award agreements
  9. Collaborates on various Office of Grant Development and Institutional Advancement, Marketing, and Research initiatives and actives as needed


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, English, or related field
  • Three (3) years of documented success in the acquisition of public and private sector grants in education, human services, or a related field
  • Demonstrated expertise in all phases of grant development and grants management including researching prospective grant opportunities, writing and editing grant proposals to include grant budget development, and post-grant award programmatic activities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Business, English, or related field