Coordinator of Annual Fund and Grants Development

Coordinator of Annual Fund and Grants Development


Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, NC 28160
Phone: 828-286-3636

Job Location

Spindale, NC


Minimum Salary $48,563.00



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 28, 2022
Closes: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, January 2, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Chief Development Officer

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree required or an Associate’s Degree and three years of related experience in grant writing/management and fundraising.
  2. Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience in grant/technical/professional writing experience preferred
  2. Demonstrated ability to nurture and support a collaborative environment within a community college or business setting, preferred.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and practice of fundraising events and activities preferred
  4. Experience working in a deadline driven environment preferred

Position Description

Statement of Primary Purpose

In support of Isothermal’s mission to “improve life through learning”, the Coordinator of Annual Fund and Grants Development is a full-time, 12-month administrative position, providing coordination and technical assistance for fundraising, stewardship, donor relations, annual solicitation, database management, and grant development activities throughout the college.  This position collaborates with college faculty and staff, the College Foundation, employers, donors and community partners to support the acquisition of federal, state, local, and private sector grants while also strengthening the philanthropic outreach of Isothermal Community College.


Essential Responsibilities


  1. Provide support for College Foundation activities and events
  2. Support the research and identification of sources of funding, including federal, state, and local agencies, corporations, public foundations, and individuals who may have philanthropic intent
  3. Manage donor management database.
  4. Manage the annual solicitation and stewardship process.
  5. Support fundraising events and activities; including, but not limited to, preparing for Board meetings, event development, planning and execution
  6. Provide information and support discussions with college faculty, staff, and community partners on potential grant opportunities.
  7. Manage the response timeline for administrators and faculty who are leading grant proposal development and submittal.
  8. Develop and maintain resources to assist managers of grant-funded projects and activities in managing their grants, documenting attainment of project objectives, and generating required reports for funding organizations.
  9. Serve as final check-off on all grants emanating within the college prior to submission to the Chief Development Officer and the President for approval and signing.
  10. Provide support in planning, operation, and coordination of New Century Scholars Program activities and learning opportunities.
  11. Assist in the development and coordination of alumni outreach and activities.
  12. Other duties as assigned.




Skills and Abilities

  1. Analytical, organizational, project/event management, marketing, budgeting, negotiation, strategic planning, assessment, written and oral communication skills, and research related skills
  2. Ability to interact with individuals from governmental agencies, corporations, other non-profits, public foundations, faculty/staff, donors and potential donors
  3. Creative, flexible, and goal oriented
  4. Possess positive energy, integrity, and organizational skills
  5. Ability to work under pressure, manage and coordinate multiple projects and meet critical deadlines.
  6. Ability to lead and follow within a team-oriented environment
  7. Ability to learn and excel in the use of donor management software


How to Apply

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Job Post Contact

Tanya Jones