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Grants Officer

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants: Please be sure to include all of your education and work experience in the application form. Resumes submitted in lieu of the application form will not be accepted. If no applicants apply who meet the required training and education requirements, then management may consider other applicants. This job is considered at salary grade 74. Work is at the Advanced competency level. Hiring salary range: $52,804 to $69,480 Please note: a background check will be conducted on applicant finalist prior to the offer of employment.

Position Details

Posting Details

Internal Transfer Only?
Classification Title University Program Specialist - Advanced
Working Title Grants Officer
Position Number 20013762
SPA/EPA SPA
Type of Position Permanent
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If Time Limited Position, please specify length of time
Posting Text

Located in Research Triangle Park, NC, UNC-TV seeks a diverse, team-driven grants officer, who will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of UNC-TV’s grant portfolio. This position will function very independently on a day-to-day basis working with all appropriate departments to develop the project, research, write and submit grant proposals/applications. The successful candidate will be a strong self-starter, deadline-driven, excellent writer, familiar with budgets, and a strong communicator who can collaborate with all levels of internal and external partners. To learn more about UNC-TV and to read a full job description, please visit http://www.unctv.org/content/employment.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The UNC Center for Public Television functions to provide research, development, and production of noncommercial educational content and program materials and to provide distribution of noncommercial television programming through the broadcast facilities licensed to the University of North Carolina; otherwise to enhance the uses of television for public purposes.

SPA Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

EPA Minimum Qualifications and Competencies
Desired Education/Experience/Skills (Additional Qualifications)
Competencies

Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, management or a field related, at least five years’ experience in pre- and/or post-award grants administration, and fiscal/budgetary management and oversight. Experience with/understanding of applicable state and federal laws and policies, and public media and/or community engagement experience is a plus.

Ability to assess the grant-making landscape in relation to UNC-TV’s programming, community and educational engagement, and production needs as well as its overall strategic goals. Must maintain knowledge of online grant research databases and applicable federal and state laws and regulations to ensure compliance.

Ability to administer multiple grants simultaneously in varying stages of completion, multiple levels of complexity and a diverse group of staff and partners.

Ability to work effectively with interdepartmental teams, to coordinate and monitor participants’ tasks, and to advance collaborations between individual and group stakeholders.

Ability to proactively identify, research and evaluate grant opportunities, and their likelihood of success, and then to prioritize those opportunities for senior staff.

Ability to collect, synthesize and analyze data as needed for each grant proposal.

Ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively to a wide range of people – externally focused, such as foundation program officers and potential grant partners; and internally focused, such as UNC-TV producers, community and educational engagement coordinators, and finance staff.

Ability to lead and manage the grant writing and implementation process for all organizational proposals.

Management Preferences
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants: Please be sure to include all of your education and work experience in the application form. Resumes submitted in lieu of the application form will not be accepted.

If no applicants apply who meet the required training and education requirements, then management may consider other applicants.

This job is considered at salary grade 74.

Work is at the Advanced competency level.

Hiring salary range: $52,804 to $69,480

Please note: a background check will be conducted on applicant finalist prior to the offer of employment.

EEO

The University of North Carolina General Administration (GA) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. UNC GA is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

UNC General Administration participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

EEO Contact Information

Applicants experiencing any difficulties with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Belinda Nix, Employment Specialist at (919) 962-4647.

Department Location-City Research Triangle Park
Department Location-State North Carolina
Job Open Date 03/27/2017
Job Close Date 05/02/2017
Posting Number 000260

Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References (Supervisory Relationships)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Preference: Do you have a Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, management or a field related, at least five years’ experience in pre- and/or post-award grants administration, and fiscal/budgetary management and oversight?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this exciting opportunity?
    • Agency Referral
    • Careerbuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Durham Herald
    • Glassdoor
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Monster
    • NACUBO
    • News and Observer
    • NC Works
    • PBS Connect
    • Related Listserv
    • TVJOBS.com
    • UNC Collaborative Job site
    • UNC General Administration website
    • UNC-TV website
    • Other