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Manager, TAACCCT Grants (Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant)

Position Deleted on 1/31/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Palatine, IL
Admin - Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Full Time
$54,035 to $78,046 USD Per Year
Job Description: Responsible for the administration and implementation of the TAACCCT Department of Labor Grant. Duties include coordinating the implementation of federally mandated rules/procedures among 21 community college partners, managing the grant support position, facilitating the work of data specialists at the partner colleges, coordinating the evaluation of the grant for effectiveness, ensuring milestones are met, and overseeing the $12.9 million grant award. Budget oversight includes ensuring proper procurement guidelines are followed and partner colleges adhere to programming that was proposed in the grant. Also responsible for implementation of LINCS** grant award for Supply Chain management program.

Receives instructions as needed for specific assignments. Supervises grant support position and data specialists at partner colleges.

Duties of Position: Provides leadership and direction in the development of grant implementation strategies among 21 colleges in the consortium.

Leads all project management activities related to the LINCS grant for Harper College.

Ensures all benchmark activities are completed on time, as stipulated in the project plans.

Works collaboratively with internal stakeholders to gather necessary data and information to ensure timelines are met.

Files project modifications, as necessary.

Coordinates implementation of all federally mandated procedures i.e., time/effort reports and creates a uniform reporting system.

Schedules, plans, and attends all partner meetings throughout the state.

Communicates regularly with all partners including on-site visits.

Collaborates with program evaluation team.

Responsible for meeting budget objectives, for both grants.

Responsible for the coordination of data collection at Harper and member institutions.

Coordinates data collection for Harper College to the LINCS project management office.

Monitors grant work plan timelines to insure compliance, for both grants.

Recommends modifications and budget transfers within grant guidelines, for both grants.

Completes all grant reporting mandates, for both grants.

Initiates and maintains partnerships with all community college partners, workforce board staff, and internal Harper partners (IT, Accounting), for both grants.

Supervises two or more grant support positions.

Oversees the maintenance of all grant records, for both grants.

Seeks opportunities for additional grant funded and/or workforce support for existing programming.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in English, Business, Project Management or related field. Master's degree in related area preferred.

Experience Requirements: At least three years experience in grant management, preferably in higher education. At least two years of supervisory experience.

Special Requirements: Utilizes standard office equipment, including computers, in order to perform the duties of the job.

*** Please attach a cover letter and resume directly to your application ***

Official Transcripts Required Upon Hire

Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before January 2, 2014.
  • Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
Employment Sponsorship is not available.

All applicants must apply online; please visit jobs.harpercollege or use the direct posting link in the 'Application Information' section below.
Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members, and persons with disabilities.
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