Director, Grant Sponsored Programs

Director, Grant Sponsored Programs


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822

Job Location

Multiple Campuses


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, July 23, 2021
Closes: Saturday, August 21, 2021

Target Start Date

Friday, July 23, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

  •  Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited accredited post-secondary institution.

Experience Required

  •  Three (3) years of successful management experience in grants and contracts.
  •  Experience in Grant Writing (including Initial, Pre-Award, and Post-Award)
  •  Experience in higher education grant administration with demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, and sponsor rules and regulations related to grant and contract compliance.
  •  Experience in planning and implementing major initiatives supported by grants/contracts.

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred

  • Doctoral degree from a regionally-accredited accredited post-secondary institution. 

Experience Preferred

  •  Greater than three (3) years of successful management experience in grants and contracts.
  •  Significant experience as a Program Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) of federally-funded grants.
  •  Significant experience as a reviewer/panelist for federal agencies.

Position Description

Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth largest of N.C. Community College System’s 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional person, who shares our institutional mission, vision, and values, to join our team!

The Director of Grant Sponsored Programs is responsible for developing and providing leadership in the strategic planning, budgeting, and development for grants and contracts and key services supporting proposal preparation and submission to external funding sources. Sponsored programs include an array of research, public service, and educationally related projects that are supported by awards from federal, state, municipalities, and public or private corporations. The Director provides overall leadership and support of faculty and staff in securing funds for research, scholarship, and creative activities, including training and development of faculty and staff in all aspects of grantsmanship, and aid in expanding innovative programs. The Director reports to the Senior Vice President of Instruction (SVPI) but is responsible for accessing alternative funding to support the college-at-large.

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