Division: Academic Affairs
Recruitment Pool: Open to General Public
Position Type: Full-time Salaried/Staff
Posting Date: December 19, 2016
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Working Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Claflin University invites candidates for the position of Director, Title III Programs. Reporting to the Provost, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall leadership of the University’s federally-funded Title III programs, including the implementation of the policies and procedures, budgeting, reporting, monitoring of the completion of activity objectives, and ensuring conformance with all applicable federal and University regulations. He/she will work with the Office of Sponsored Programs, accounting staff, departments, and government agencies and others to assure compliance with all required guidelines. They will also oversee preparation and submission of Title III reports as required by the Department of Education.
Act as a liaison between the US Department of Education and Claflin University.
Ensure that the implementation process for Title III activities is consistent with the regulations governing Title III as well as with University policies, and procedures.
Facilitate the establishment of effective lines of communication to ensure that the Title III project operation is consistent with the goals of overall institutional development and grant objectives.
Provide leadership for integrating all activities in the project with all other University staff and University operations.
Coordinate the evaluation of all Title III activities, monitoring the progress of all grant activities, including site visits and consultation with Activity Directors.
Approve all grant expenditures and maintain adequate authorization and audit trail records for such expenditure.
Work in collaboration with Fiscal Affairs to ensure that an efficient system for fiscal controls, monthly monitoring, and routine reporting of Title III funds is maintained.
Provide assistance to the Vice Provost for Research in grants management and writing.
Master’s degree with 7 years of grant management and administration or related experience desired. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree with an equivalent combination of training and 7 years of grant management and administration or related experiences will be considered. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are required. Demonstrated experience in proposal writing and grants management are essential.
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin immediately.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Procedure: Candidates must submit a letter of application, detailed resume’, official transcripts, and the names and telephone numbers of at least three professional references and other chosen credentials to:
Office of Human Resources
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office.
Office Number: 803-535-5635
Job Line Number: 803-535-5394
TDD Number: 1-800-735-8583 (TDD).
Equal Opportunity Employer