Westerly Education Center seeks to hire a development professional. The position is grant-funded, expiring 10/31/20 with the potential for one additional year. All candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Faith Hanson at Faith.Hanson@riopc.edu. No calls or walk-ins please. The job posting will remain open until the position is filled.
TITLE: Specialist II, Grants & Contracts
DIVISION: RI Higher Education & Industry Center
REPORTS TO: Executive Director, RI Higher Education & Industry Center
SUPERVISES: Clerical and Technical Support Staff as Assigned
The specialist will prepare and review grant or contract proposals and award documents; negotiate agreements with governmental and private sponsors on behalf of the RIOPC in accordance with relevant federal, state, council, and other grantor guidelines; draft or compile subcontracts and contracts as needed; develop budgets and other administrative details of proposals; identify potential sources of external funding using criteria provided; adopt new computer technology for electronic transmission of proposals; and execute related duties as assigned. The specialist will be required to work from more than one office locations in Rhode Island.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers, printers and word processing, database management and spreadsheet software.
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree; demonstrated experience in business, accounting, public administration, or a related field; minimum of three years’ experience in a grant-related position; demonstrated experience in preparing and submitting grant project proposals, budgets, agreements, contracts and subcontracts in a university, hospital, or similar non-profit setting; demonstrated knowledge of government software packages for electronic transmission of proposals; demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of budgeting for public-sector, university-sponsored projects; demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills; demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills; demonstrated presentation skills; demonstrated computer experience (i.e., word processing, database, and spreadsheet functions); demonstrated familiarity with federal, state, and sponsor level requirements for sponsored projects; demonstrated supervisory experience; and, demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.
PREFERRED: Master's degree.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.