Posted Feb 24

Director of Grant Development

Niceville, FL, United States Full Time
Salary: $49,500.00 - $63,750.00 per year

The Director will be responsible for researching, identifying grant opportunities and writing proposals. The Director will promote collaborative initiatives with public and private agencies and other institutions as appropriate. Assist staff and faculty with pre-award activities, including the preparation of grant applications, matching the funding source’s regulations and the proposal, identifying initial program budgetary needs and evaluation plans.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write and submit grant applications to federal and state agencies and private foundations to advance the College mission.
  • Research and review program solicitations and announcements from funding agencies and information sources such as GRANTS.GOV and the Federal Register.
  • Remain abreast of funding trends and themes.
  • Provide assistance with faculty and staff members’ grant applications, making recommendations to create more competitive proposals that maintain the integrity of College resources.
  • Review grant proposal budgets prior to submission and post-award to ensure expenditures are linked to programmatic goals/objectives of the grant.
  • Work closely with the College grants accountant on budget submissions.
  • Provide grant training sessions, workshops, and mentoring experiences for faculty and staff as professional development opportunities.
  • Maintain current knowledge of related College policies and handbooks and funding agency documents and requirements; communicate relevant requirements to project directors and administrators, and make recommendations regarding the College’s grant policies and procedures.
  • Maintain the College’s Grants Management handbook and Resource Development Grants Management website to ensure up-to-date information is available for College staff.


  • Bachelor's degree required from a regionally accredited institution. Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience maintaining highly detailed grant and contract files, including reporting and correspondence with funding sources and project directors.
  • Demonstrated successful grant proposal development and management.
  • Experience developing and implementing budgets.
  • Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations related to grant administration.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Proficient with personal computers, word processing software, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Able to effectively organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, while meeting deadlines and prioritizing changing needs.
  • Attention to detail, make appropriate decisions with minimal supervision.

Additional Application Instructions

Please provide a complete application package that includes all of the following: 1. NWF State College Application. 2. Resume. 3. A cover letter explaining why you consider yourself qualified for this position.

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