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Grants Manager, Central Services

Company: Colorado Mountain College
Location: Glenwood Springs
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Grants Manager, Central ServicesAbout Colorado Mountain CollegeImagine working at a college that welcomes everyone students, faculty, staff, and community members regardless of their backgrounds, beliefs, or traditions. An institution that is also integrally connected to, appreciated by, and supported by those same communities.Envision yourself at a dynamic, innovative, forward-leaning college that has a highly entrepreneurial spirit and deep commitment to every learner from first-generation college students and new-traditional and adult learners to academically motivated students seeking a more traditional liberal arts education all within a robust and highly personalized learning environment.Visualize applying your energy and skills for an organization that respects and cares about its employees enough to offer competitive compensation and benefits while encouraging every team member to renew and recharge in places of inspiration, reflection, and world-class outdoor recreation.Welcome to Colorado Mountain College and its eleven campus locations sprinkled across a spectacular region of Colorados central Rocky Mountains.Our visionColorado Mountain College aspires to be the most inclusive and innovative student-centered college in the nation, elevating the economic, social, cultural, and environmental vitality of its beautiful Rocky Mountain communities.The collegeCMC is a comprehensive, public, open-access dual-mission institution offering 136 academic programs ranging from specialized certificates to associate and bachelors degrees, a wide range of online, non-credit and lifelong learning courses, as well as extensive concurrent enrollment opportunities in close partnership with neighboring school districts.Over 15,000 students attend CMC annually, and 40% of degree-seeking students earn a certificate or degree every year. The colleges Latinx enrollment has doubled in six years to 28%, making CMC a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). CMC courses are highly personal and many are highly experiential by design, each with a maximum registration of 25 students.Colorado Mountain College campuses are located in Aspen, Carbondale, Breckenridge, Dillon, Steamboat Springs, Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley, Leadville, Rifle, the Vail Valley, and Salida. Of these locations, three are residentialSpring Valley, Leadville, and Steamboat Springs and students in Breckenridge have access to college-owned off-campus housing. CMC campuses are close-knit communities, on average serving between 1,000 2,000 students.The majority of the colleges financial support comes from local property taxes, not tuition or state revenues. Consequently, CMC is uniquely positioned to be entrepreneurial, nimble, mission-focused, and responsive to community and workforce needs. The colleges Central Services administrative office, which provides administrative support to all campus locations, is located in historic downtown Glenwood Springs, the town from which CMC originally launched in 1965.Colorado Mountain College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and authorized by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. For general information about CMC, its programs, locations, students, faculty, and offerings, go to: .Our commitment to an environment where everyone belongsOur college and beloved mountain communities are enriched by a variety of voices and experiences.At Colorado Mountain College, we continually work to improve learning and working environments that welcome everyone. We are deeply committed to promoting a free and open exchange of ideas, improving critical thinking, deepening mutual empathy and respect, and ensuring that every learner and team member has equal opportunities for personal and professional success.The college prioritizes the recruitment, hiring and retaining of a highly engaged workforce that reflects and supports the backgrounds, characteristics and aspirations of the students enrolled at the college. CMC therefore values applicants who demonstrate prior accomplishments, training, and a commitment to the concepts of inclusive and equitable practices, as well as an understanding of historic and current social issues that impact groups of different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.CMC employees enjoy regular opportunities to raise their awareness about pressing societal issues, develop individual critical thinking skills, and expand their understanding of and empathy toward others regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or other factors. Our goal is to deliver highly personalized teaching methods and effective student support services that enable students to achieve their goals, regardless of academic or financial barriers.Applicants to Colorado Mountain College must demonstrate a commitment and competence to work effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds.For more information about CMC, go to: .The positionThe Grants Manager reports to the Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives, coordinating closely with the CMC Foundation and Chief Operating Officer, as appropriate, and is responsible for identifying, writing and coordinating Government and non-Governmental grant opportunities for the College. The position will take the lead in writing grants (or hiring grant writers); pre- and post-grant compliance activities, including coordinating grant payments and reconciling budgets with the colleges business office; and will coordinate with the managers of strategic initiatives to provide support, guidance and training to faculty and staff on grant projects. The position will also work closely with the presidents office, collegewide functional areas, and campuses to align grant activities with institutional goals and initiatives.This position works in collaboration with college and campus leaders and faculty and staff college-wide to identify, write and coordinate requests for funding; serve as liaison for the College both internally and externally in matters related to grant applications and awards; assist with pre- and post-award management of all College grants; ensure compliance with granting agencies and college policies; maintain Colleges grant databases, conduct audits; develop and execute pre- and post-award grant training.View/download job description including hiring salary range: Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards)Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples of ideal qualifications may include bachelors degree with five years of related grant work experience required or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position.Preferred experiences include graduate-level coursework and 3 years experience in grant related work. Demonstrated/proven record of success in obtaining grants with experience in preparing grants for higher education (TRIO, SSS, DOLA, Title III, NSF, FIPSE, etc.) and demonstrated/proven track record with grant experience with other educational institutions and non-profits very helpful.Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: develop and write grant proposals; manage multiple projects simultaneously; perform research and evaluation; develop and conduct grant related training; and work collaboratively with faculty, staff and campus administrators. Ability to obtain and maintain recognized certification in grants management; excellent organizational, written and interpersonal communication skills; good computer software skills.Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education thats the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds.Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.External Applicants: Internal Applicants: Please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp or by searching in Learning Hub for instructions on applying for a full-time position as an internal applicant.Review of application material will begin on December 3, 2021.

Keywords: Colorado Mountain College, Snowmass , Grants Manager, Central Services, Executive , Glenwood Springs, Colorado

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