Director of Grant Writing and Administration
Genesee Community College
About Genesee Community College:
Founded in 1966 as part of the prestigious State University of New
York (SUNY), Genesee Community College serves a 2500 square mile
region in the counties of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming.
GCC is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves
more than 4,400 students with 60+ academic degrees, certificates
and micro-credentials and several campus locations in Western New
York State. GCC is minutes from Batavia, and an easy drive to
Buffalo and Rochester.
One of GCC's trademarks is cutting-edge technology that includes
the Conable Technology Building, 45 HyFlex Classrooms, 57 smart
classrooms, 27 computer labs and 8 science labs. Both the onsite
and online learning modalities boast a 14:1 student-to-faculty
ratio, giving students plenty of hands-on, one-to-one teaching and
The spacious campus boasts a new Criminal Justice lab, Veterinary
Technology lab, Solar Electric Technician lab and Nursing lab. The
Student Success Center, Stuart Steiner Performing Arts Center, Roz
Steiner Art Gallery and Alfred C. O'Connell Library, continue GCC's
long-standing reputation of providing the best learning facilities
available. The Richard C. Call Arena features a multi-use field
house with classrooms, locker rooms, state-of-the-art fitness
center, coach offices and a press box overlooking the new turf
field. College Village, a student housing community, offers
apartment-style student housing at the Batavia campus.
SUNY Genesee awards over 250 student scholarships annually and has
an extensive Financial Aid program. GCC is committed to providing
the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social
growth, workforce and economic development and global citizenship.
Additional information about GCC is available at www.genesee.edu
and through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
The Director of Grant Writing and Administration will be
responsible for setting fund-raising goals, establishing
priorities, and developing and writing grant applications in order
to reach funding targets and fund college priorities. The Director
will work with interested faculty, administration, and staff to
identify appropriate grant opportunities and submit competitive
Establish annual and long-term goals for grant funding in order to
implement the college's objectives.
Serve as lead campus grant writer to identify grants for areas of
college priority. Provide training for support grant writers and
Along with the Business Office, provide oversight of all
grant-funded programs to insure that goals are met, funds are
appropriately expended, and all reports are submitted in a timely
Develop and maintain materials to assist grants staff and campus
colleagues in grant-seeking pursuits, keeping faculty and staff
informed of grant programs relevant to their needs.
Maintain liaison with funding agencies and act to insure
coordination between college projects and the funding
Approve grant applications before they are submitted, assuring
quality of material, and grant alignment with institutional
Maintain records of grant submissions and all required records for
Coordinate efforts with college cabinet members to ensure that
college projects and grant-funded projects are coordinated in
pursuit of similar goals.
Coordinate with the Controller to insure that required matching
funds and in-kind services are documented, and that grant budgets
accurately reflect college policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution is required,
Master's degree preferred. Substantial preparation is expected in
English, Journalism, technical writing, marketing writing, or
At least three (3) years (Seven (7) with a Bachelor's) of work
experience required. Successful experience developing and writing
grant proposals for federal, state, foundation, or other funding is
required. Experience administering grant-funded programs is
preferred. Computer experience must include Microsoft Office.
Administrative and/or teaching experience in higher education is
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are required.
The ability to work well with others and to direct the efforts of
others toward a mutual goal will be necessary. Knowledge of the
processes needed for obtaining and managing federal, state, and
foundation grant programs is required, including familiarity with
grants.gov. Strong organizations skills, attention to detail, and
the ability to work under pressure of deadlines are expected. The
ability to organize and prioritize work in order to meet multiple
deadlines is expected, as is the ability to solve problems and to
deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited
standardization exists. Expertise in grant writing, budget
development and program administration is expected. Ability to
promote grants development on campus and assist others to develop
grant writing skills are necessary. Computer competency is
required. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a
strong commitment to diversity.
This position reports to the Vice President for Development &
External Affairs. Grants Associate staff member(s) report to this
SALARY AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a twelve-month, year round position. Full time hours are
equivalent to 35 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work may
Apply at https://genesee.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=166508
Deadline for applications is September 3, 2023. Please include a
cover letter, resume and contact information for four references.
GCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed
to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and
strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a