Grants Coordinator, Strategic Initiatives and External Relations (SIER) - Temporary Contract

Centennial College - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Grants Coordinator

Strategic Initiatives and External Relations (SIER)

Temporary Contract until December 2020

Reporting to the Manager of Grants and External Relations, the Grants Coordinator plays a critical role in supporting the grants portfolio of the Office of Strategic Initiatives and External Relations (SIER). The incumbent is responsible for identifying potential funding sources, matching them with appropriate needs/requests, formulating necessary procedures for the timely and accurate review and submission of proposals, and establishing the necessary controls to effectively and efficiently utilize the funding in compliance with funding requirements.

The position is responsible for supporting SIER activities including, but not limited to:

Grants Research – conduct research on relevant grants and projects proposed by College departments and/or industry partners
Application Administration - prepare applications for funding opportunities including research with internal and external sources/stakeholders to gather data to support application(s), prepare written drafts, and editing
Database Support - support the development, implementation and monitoring of the database system for tracking grants and documenting submitted applications and successes
Reporting - report on a variety of metrics related to grants portfolio (e.g. funds secured, applications submitted, gaps in service, and potential areas of improvement)

Responsibilities
Research grant opportunities for the purpose of developing additional funding resources for both current and proposed projects, services, programs and administrative operations and initiatives of various College areas as well as industry partners
Serve as a liaison between applicant and granting agencies in the interpretation of proposal guidelines (including budget requirements), preparation and submission of grant proposals, reporting on funded project activities
Develop forms, processes, procedures, and policies for the purpose of implementing a consistent grant application methodology
Conduct, coordinate and assist in the planning, execution and submission of grant and project proposals for College departments and external partners according to granting agency requirements
Collaborate with Project Lead and Projects & Event Coordinator to develop and finalize project proposals and charters as requested by internal/external partners, to ensure alignment with potential funding opportunities
Monitor and coordinate the administration of post-award grants and other partners to ensure the integrity of budgeting, policies, procedures, and agency requirements
Maintain grants database to track available funds, proposals submitted, awards received, and related information and utilize data to prepare scheduled and special reports as required
Develop and maintain specialized databases and systems for recording and tracking grant and funding referrals/requests to support special projects and metrics to enhance SIER’s grants portfolio
Create and distribute status reports on funding activities for college leadership teams
Develop and maintain a database of reference documentation including funding agencies and timelines
Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications
Four-year undergraduate University degree in the area of public administration, public and/or regulatory policy, or communications or a related field. Completion of an undergraduate and/or graduate level research (thesis preferred). Project management certificate an asset
Minimum of three (3) years progressive experience in grants development including: research, funding reviews, proposal writing, funding application submissions, and processes and procedures
Knowledge of funding policies, procedures, applicable regulations and experience researching funding organizations and agencies for grants relevant to proposed projects
Experience developing funding applications including budgets, project outcomes and compliance with funding requirements
Proven database management skills
Demonstrated written communication and editing skills; ability to produce clear and concise reports
Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects with varying timelines and budgets
Demonstrated experience building and sustaining collaborative partnerships and teams
Demonstrates high independence of action, able to work with minimal supervision to produce high quality results to meet deadlines
Must be comfortable working in a communal work space (shared work table) with limited privacy

Hours of Work 35 Hours
Posting Date 1/16/2020
Closing Date 1/30/2020
Application Info

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"Proof of credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post-secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer."

When applying, your cover letter and résumé must include examples that reflect all of the requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by January 30th, 2020 at 4:30 PM. Please quote Competition #20-S-14. Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We regret we cannot accept phone calls. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range Pay Band H ($31.37 to $36.42)