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Coordinator of Grants & Contracts

Application Procedure:

Application Procedure: Please upload all of the following documents, or your application may not be considered for review

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information or Letters for three (3) Professional References
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts requested upon hire)

Job Duties


  • Provides support for and develops grant projects; reviews grant proposals; and advises administrators, staff, and faculty on the development, writing, submission, and execution of grants to support instructional programs and other college activities.
  • Assists the college in pursuing new funding opportunities, including grant proposal writing.
  • Organizes and ushers LC State grant activities from inception through close-out, spanning pre-award and post-award phase activities.
  • Maintains a grants information system to track and manage college-wide grant activity.
  • Assists and supports senior administration with state and federal appropriation strategies related to grants including liaison with federal and state agencies and officials on grant issues.
  • In consultation with supervisor, works with college offices/personnel to establish compliant facilities and administrative (F & A) "indirect cost" recovery rates.
  • Serves as the point of contact for LC State training programs and professional development activities related to grant policies and procedures.
  • Supports coordination of activities of consultants and/or contractors that are engaged, from time to time, by the college to develop proposals for new grants and grant extensions.
  • Works closely with principal investigators, administrators, Budget Office, Controller's Office, and other division/department personnel to train and advise on procedures tracking accomplishment of grant goals, reporting time and effort and ensuring compliance with grant guidelines and federal regulations.
  • Helps coordinate the work of the Grants Advisory Committee, comprised of stakeholders/experts drawn from internal and external units.
  • Serves on key strategic planning and assessment committees.
  • Assists in the development and delivery of grant support workshops.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Reporting to federal and state government agencies on behalf of the institution.
  2. Maintain compliance with regulations pertaining to research.
  3. Contribute and support college-level data documentation.
  4. Data governance and standardization.
  5. Data collection using fillable forms.
  6. Querying, processing, analyzing, and reporting on collected data.
  7. Translating technical rules and procedures to non-technical audiences.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with working as part of a collaborative team
  • Experience with data dashboards and use of data for program improvement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in relevant field from a regionally accredit institution strongly preferred
  • Preference for a graduate degree that was awarded based upon a successful defense of a thesis (rather than an exit exam, comprehensive exam, portfolio or capstone project)
  • Experience with any or all of the following:
    • Working within an office of higher education
    • Collaborative research teams
    • Data analysis and interpretation
    • Reporting to federal and state government agencies on behalf of the institution
    • Structural query language (sql)
    • Enterprise research planning (ERP) software or student information systems software in higher educational settings (e.g., Banner or Colleague)

Institution Description

Lewis-Clark State College invites students to DO MORE through an education experience that emphasizes hands-on learning, small class sizes, faculty excellence, student-faculty interaction, and success after graduation.


93 percent employer paid medical, vision, and dental insurance for employees and dependents; Generous tuition discount which includes $5 per credit for employees and spouses, as well as 50 percent off of tuition for dependent children up to age 26; 12 days sick leave and up to 4 weeks vacation leave per year; 12 paid holidays; 8 weeks paid parental leave; A generously matched retirement; A free onsite fitness facility with a strong wellness program that allows LC State employees to live healthy, balanced lives; and more. Join the LC State community today!
Application Due Date: 2022-08-09
Job Start Date: 2022-08-09
Salary: $50000 - $53000
City: Lewiston
State/Province/Region: ID
Institution: Lewis-Clark State College
Reports To: n/a
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: n/a

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