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Grants Coordinator
Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland, Wisconsin
Date Posted 12/03/2021
Admin-Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Grants Coordinator

Salary Expectation: Exempt – Annual Salary $60,618 - $62,891
(Note: Salary will commensurate based on education and occupational experience.)

Reports To: Executive Director of Grants

Location: Lakeshore Technical College – Cleveland, Wisconsin

Employment and Work Schedule: Full-Time Exempt (52 weeks) | Monday through Friday

Flexible day/evening/weekend hours based upon needs of the college
Position will be 100% working remote | Preference will be given to Wisconsin residents, those hired outside of Wisconsin may be employed through an employment agency

Coordinate the lifecycle of grants through the identification and alignment of potential state, federal and private support for LTC programs, services and operations and ensure compliance with funding source guidelines in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the programs and services incorporating external funding.

Job Description

  • Coordinate and facilitate all aspects of the grant development for securing funding for educational activities. Responsible to
  • develop external grant proposals with a focus on state and federal funding. Complete grant proposals, which include working with a team of subject matter experts (administrators, faculty, staff, partners) to gather data; write, create evaluation plan, assist with budget development, edit and submit grant applications.
  • Serve as a member of Grant Council Team to develop, implement, and evaluate annual and long-range grant funding plans; to
  • identify college projects for which funding is desired and develop strategies to obtain funding and corresponding timelines.
  • Research and identify potential grants sources including contacting state, federal, and local agencies, companies and foundations, as well as, conduct searches on the Internet, State Newsletters, and through other sources.
  • Provide grant managers guidance in the monitoring, tracking and reporting of grants.
  • Ensure LTC complies with federal reporting guidelines as determined by the funding agency. Implement fiscal procedures consistent with regulations and grant programs. Work with directors and Financial Services to ensure grant activities and funds are tracked and completed. Guide project managers and stakeholders through start-up steps, rule interpretation and follow-up with agency project officers, alternate acceptable spend down strategies, grant questions, and technical report writing of progress and completion.
  • Coordinate the collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data to assist managers in making decisions and supporting grant activity.
  • Responsible for data collection for grant development and proposals.
  • Provide direction and support to grant managers in developing processes for gathering and reporting grant outcomes and activities.
  • Design, create, and distribute standard and special reports, studies, summaries, and analyses, as required.
  • Develop reports in order to fulfill data requests and inform decision-making.
  • Provide an exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers throughout every interaction.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Manager Essential Responsibilities
Oversee grants processes. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Carryout managerial
responsibilities in accordance with the organizational policies and applicable laws to include: develop plan(s) and budget for
department; address issues in an effective and timely manner; be an active advocate for LTC in the community; be active in the college
by serving on committees; and teach classes, as requested, based on course-identified qualifications.


  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to business, communications, public administration, or social sciences.
  • Three to five years of successful experience in the research, development, submission, and administration of government funded grants, as well as, privately funded grants.
  • Experience with business analytics software, especially Cognos, preferred.
  • Proficient in use of all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity with state, federal, and private funding sources and general budgeting and grant accounting procedures.
  • Possess strong and effective leadership skills and demonstrated effective work performance.
  • Ability to work effectively under time constraints.
  • Ability to apply good organizational problem-solving skills; knowledge of strategic planning, program development and evaluation, superior oral and written communications, creativity, attention to detail, and the ability to articulate the value of higher education.
  • Ability to understand and interpret funding source guidelines and to match potential college programs/projects to funding source priorities.
  • Ability to translate college priorities into programs and projects and maximize the benefits of external funding.
  • Ability to motivate and interest faculty, staff, and the administrators in pursuing grant opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of agencies and people; ability to effectively lead groups to reach creative and practical solutions; ability to assimilate information from a vast assortment of sources and adapt it to the needs of the College and various funding sources.
  • Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions, as well as services delivered.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and relate successfully with staff, students, and people of diverse cultural, social or educational backgrounds.
  • Fluent, bilingual individual is beneficial.

*Note: Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview for a position.

Condition of Employment
• Employment conditional on completion of a Background Information Disclosure (BID) with the results acceptable to the College.


  • Health Insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Vacation
  • Dental Insurance Paid Leave of Absence (PLOA) Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • Vision Insurance Professional Development Flexible Spending Program
  • Long Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement On-Site Child Care
  • Life Insurance Holidays Wellness/Fitness Center
  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)

Recruitment Period – REVISED 10/18/2021; 11/19/2021; 11/24/2021

Beginning: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Closing: Until position is filled

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