Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
Location: Cumberland, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 71534
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College has an anticipated opening for: Grants Specialist to work on all of our five campuses; Cumberland, Harlan, Middlesboro, Pineville, and Whitesburg. They would be responsible for assisting the Institutional Advancement department achieve its fundraising goals through procuring grants for the success of the college.
Research external funding possibilities for strategic priorities.
Maintain proficient knowledge of the College's history, mission, and programs.
Develop relationships with key stakeholders.
Serve as liaison between College and funder.
Write grant proposals in response to funding opportunities.
Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and funder regulations.
Provide grant administration, management, and technical assistance.
Manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outcomes.
Maintain a strong working relationship with the System Office staff, college staff, and faculty involved in writing grant proposals, and contacts with entities with which KCTCS has sponsored projects, contracts and subcontracts.
Provide individual and college-wide training sessions and assistance on how to organize and write a grant proposal.
Excellent organizational skills.
High attention to detail.
Must be energetic and self-directed, with effective time managament and organizational skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the internal college environment as well as external business and community partners, representing him/herself in a professional and courteous manner.
Excellent communication skills – both oral and written.
Ability to multi-task, work under deadlines, and prioritize projects to meet deadlines with high levels of efficiency and accuracy.
Must have extensive computer skills in: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Ability to maintain confidentiality and recognize the need of sensitivity in handling information.
Ability to flexibly address shifting priorities when required, including those outside Monday through Friday work schedule.
Extensive travel throughout the College's service area of Bell, Harlan, Knox, and Letcher Counties is required.
Ability to relate to people with diverse backgrounds.
Bachelor's Degree in higher education or related field.
Experience with program assessment and evaluation.
4 years experience with grant writing and management preferred.
Preference to those with project management certification
About Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC) is a five-campus institution located along the Cumberland Valley of Southeastern Kentucky. SKCTC is one of 16 institutions in the Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS) and awards certificates, diplomas, and associates degrees in the liberal arts and technical education. SKCTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities.