Project BOWTIE Grant Director (Contingent upon grant funding)

Project BOWTIE Grant Director (Contingent upon grant funding)


Haywood Community College
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
Phone: 828-627-2821

Job Location

Haywood Community College High Tech Center, Clyde, NC  28721



$ 48,000.00 - $52,000.00


Full comprehensive benefit package

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, September 23, 2019
Closes: Monday, September 30, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, November 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday

Reports to

Dean of Workforce Continuing Education

Employment Type

Full-time / time limited position (36 months)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or higher education field with experience in higher education and/or workforce development.
  • Experience with grant management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in business or higher education
  • Experience working with underemployed, unemployed, or otherwise dislocated workers
  • Knowledge/Experience with advanced manufacturing
  • Teaching Experience
  • Experience managing or past involvement with Department of Labor Training Initiatives

Position Description



** This position hire is contingent upon the funding of a grant.  Upon grant funding, the hire of the position is time limited to 36 months **

The Project Director is responsible for facilitating the successful implementation and completion of project objectives and activities, content integration and reporting outcomes to the Alliance Project Manager.



  • Supervise all grant personnel
  • Manage project budget based on HCC and DOL budget management and purchasing guidelines
  • Collect, analyze, and summarize project data as directed, author all reports required by HCC or DOL
  • Maintain comprehensive files related to all aspects of grant management, including budget documents, financial reports and project efforts.
  • Serve as the liaison between faculty members and grant instructional designer.
  • Develop strategies to make grant efforts sustaining past end of grant funding.
  • This position will be the project liaison between the partner industries.
  • Communicating and networking with partners to ensure that accurate and current resource information is being disseminated.
  • Facilitate team planning of project activities.
  • Supervise the project Grant Coordinator, Administrative Assistant and faculty by facilitating the successful implementation and reporting of activities assigned to those positions.
  • Oversee the collection of data and preparation of reports.
  • Maintain comprehensive grant files including time and effort documentation, financial reports and records of activities.
  • Monitor compliance of all project activities with college, state and federal guidelines.
  • Travel to meetings or workshops as necessary.
  • Work with industry representatives to facilitate partnerships and student internship placements that meet the employer's needs.
  • Work closely with Instructional Designers/media personnel/faculty in the development of content, engagement of content experts for development of content for the online repository.
  • Attends group meetings to provide information on services, requirements and procedures.
  • Facilitate regular project staff meetings, review processes and feedback to inform project improvement, working closely with the project evaluator.
  • Attend regular department meetings to provide grant project updates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 Additional Responsibilities

  • Promote project to HCC community partners (e.g. Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Council, Advantage West)
  • Present findings at national meetings
  • Strengthen partnerships with local industry in conjunction with Continuing Education and Work Force Development personnel at HCC.
  • Evaluate instruction provided and develop strategies for improvement.
  • Work closely with student services to ensure students are receiving the threshold advising and support services necessary to be successful during training and career initiation.
  • Partner with Foundation Office to utilize grant activities to spawn new grant and revenue resources.
  • May drive college-owned vehicles. Valid driver's license required.

How to Apply

To Apply Submit:

  • Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at
  • Application must be complete for consideration - do not reference resume. Unofficial transcripts must be included for the application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites. Official transcripts of all secondary education must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of any offer of employment.
  • References may not be current HCC employee. Must provide three professional references with email addresses.  At least one reference must be a current or previous supervisor.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review, interviews, and recommends the final candidate to the college president.
  • HCC is a tobacco free campus

HCC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

Job Post Contact

185 Freedlander Dr

Clyde, NC 28721