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Position Number: 
Opening Date: 
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 21, 2020



Seeks permanent Part-time

Grants Administrator I

Position #65009174




The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), founded in 1985 with a mission to advance teaching as an art and a profession, is dedicated to serving pre-K through 12th grade North Carolina school teachers in order to enhance the learning of the children of North Carolina. The goal of NCCAT is to support teachers to positively impact the quality of public education in North Carolina. 

The Academic Programming unit is responsible for providing high quality professional learning through residential, regional, school-based, and online programming for North Carolina school teachers. The subject position (65009174) is being relocated to this unit with primary responsibility for all grant writing, application, and management for NCCAT.  This change will ensure that all grant and research functions are completely aligned with the academic mission.  

This position has primary responsibility for all grant writing, application and management for the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT).  


Grant Writing – The incumbent has responsibility to identify and evaluate potential funding sources; maintain related databases; assemble grant proposals.  The incumbent also ensures compliance with fiscal and non-fiscal requirements of all grants.  The incumbent also provides audit documentation to the Business Office.  


Grant Management – This position is recognized as the Institutional Grant Administrator.  This person oversees all grant activities, including pre and post award administration, development, management, budgeting, finance and reporting functions.  The incumbent develops and administers budget requests with granting and/or contract agencies, departments, and fiduciary system offices.  This person analyzes and plans priority of expenditures within the budget and grant framework, including line item analysis and adjustments.  The incumbent designs, organizes, and implements grant management systems (from request to closure) to formalize assistance in locating support funds for seminars, programs, and other appropriate NCCAT needs.  The incumbent will recommend and implement improvements or necessary changes to policies, procedures, and/or programs to facilitate fund development and ensure optimal management.  


Annual Appeals – This position has responsibility to develop, coordinate and manage annual appeals to alumni and the alumni reunion event.  The incumbent must has the knowledge to utilize the bloomerang software package in order to successfully perform the above tasks.  


Endowment and Educational Funds – This position is charged with providing leadership to the endowment committee and the Holocaust Education Fund.  The incumbent will organize and manage the related committees.  This person serves as the lead staff on the endowment committee that is responsible for the administration, policy and procedural development, compliance, and awards management of endowed scholarships. This person has responsibility to ensure gift acceptance and recognition of receipt of funding for NCCAT’s Holocaust Education Fund, providing support of program planning and implementation.  


Leverage Partnerships - support friend and fund-raising activities; public presentations; host and plan special events.  




•       Ability to prepare written findings and present recommendations supported by facts and to prepare and analyze financial information involving existing issues pertaining to the subject area and to present it in oral and/or written form

•       Basic problem-solving skills to interpret compliance and report findings to management

•       Basic project management skills to work as a team to develop new processes and procedures based upon changes in laws and regulations or industry practice

•       Ability to provide appropriate documentation to support conclusions

•       Ability to organize and format reports to comply with applicable guidelines


Recruitment Range$39,611 – $48,001




Experience: Employer preferences include a minimum of five years directly related experience in grants writing, application and management.    


Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a related discipline from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


All employment history must be included in the Work Experience of your application as it is critical to our screening and salary determination process. Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume (text or attached) will not be considered as qualifying experience.


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  • Kristy Hall
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • 276 NCCAT Drive
  • Cullowhee, NC 28723
  • 828-293-5202

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