About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2022-032
Posting Start Date: 2/1/2022
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Bachelors
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Director of Grants

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Description/Job Summary

The Director of Grants provides vision and leadership for the Office of Grants Development. The director will lead planning and research initiatives, grant proposal development, administrative management, professional development, and compliance. The individual has an appreciation for shared governance and working in a diverse environment. This position reports to the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Research & Planning to ensure that the institutional strategy for grants aligns with the mission, vision, values, and strategic direction of the College.



  • Leads the Office of Grants Development, overseeing the life cycle of each grant and ensuring the terms and conditions align College policies and procedures
  • Develops and monitors the departmental plan for strategic grant acquisition
  • Effectively manages measurable outcomes for both grants and departmental performance indicators
  • Directs and supervises the grants staff in all activities including:
    • establishing goals, objectives, and priorities for each staff member and
    • assessing staff performance at regular intervals, recognizing success and providing counsel as appropriate in matters of performance and conduct.

Administration and Management

  • Reviews all grant documentation prior to submission to funding agencies.
  • Communicates continuously with grant staff, Principal Investigators (PIs), project directors, project teams, and Finance staff.
  • Monitors electronic recordkeeping strategies and procedures for grant awards, including:
    • archiving practices;
    • maintenance of records retention schedule; and
    • distribution of appropriate communications to principal investigators regarding the reporting timeline, readily accessible audit trails for grant project monitoring, and appropriate procedures for grant close-outs.
  • Collaborates with PIs, grant accountants, and others stakeholders regarding programmatic, financial, effort certification (time and effort), and closeout reports.
  • Collaborates with faculty to identify opportunities for grants/resources that support academic program development.
  • Organizes regular grant-related professional development opportunities for College administrators, faculty, and staff.
  • Provides orientation, training, and regular technical assistance to awardees and sub-recipients in compliance procedures and strategies for facilitating effective grant activity management.
  • Leads the grants module within the College’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system:
    • review data accuracy and completeness and
    • enter and maintain grant records.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

**Please provide 7 professional references, uploaded in an additional document.**

  • Bachelor’s degree in public and/or business administration or a related field.
  • Minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years of proven experience in grant procurement, management, and administration.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of grants management:
    • laws, rules, policies, procedures, and methods governing the administration of government grants;
    • research methods;
    • writing and implementing grants and contract modifications and amendments; and
    • funding sources and personnel.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing staff with a proven ability to provide feedback and develop staff performance.
  • Keen analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with faculty, staff, students, and external organizations.
  • Ability to work independently, balance multiple tasks, work to meet deadlines, and prioritize a complex workload.
  • Strong technical skills:
    • Microsoft Office 365, Word, Excel, and SharePoint
    • Virtual meeting platforms, such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public and/or business administration or a related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of proven experience in grant procurement, management, and administration.
  • Experience in higher education grant related functions.
  • Grant certifications (Certified Grants Management Specialist, Certified Grant Writer).
  • Experience with a grant management system.
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BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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