Job TitleGrant Administrator
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Administrator
Salary Range $ $67K – $82K
Location Santa Barbara, Ca
Application Deadline -
Contact Name Human Resources
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Reports to: Director of Operations
Position: Regular, Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hiring/Budgeted Salary or Hourly Range: The budgeted salary range that the university reasonably expects to pay for this position is $70 – 80K
Full Salary Range: The full salary range for the position is $67 – 82K
Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience; the budget for the position; and the application of fair, equitable, and consistent pay practices at the university.
Join our outstanding employee community! Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits, which include a 37.5-hour work week, flexible scheduling and workplace, 12 paid holidays, two weeks’ paid vacation one-week paid winter break, medical/dental/vision/life insurances, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts, generous retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities for all positions.
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Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at http://www.fielding.edu to learn more.
We are seeking Grant Administrator to work remotely on a full-time 37.5-hour per week basis. This position may also work in our Santa Barbara or Washington DC offices if desired.
Working under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the Grant Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day administrative and budgetary support and coordination of a project which is funded by the federal, state, or local government, by a foundation or by a private donor agency. The incumbent identifies grant opportunities and prepares grant applications to secure grants. This position also assists in project development and implementation and is responsible for assisting in coordinating all relevant project activities; communicating with staff, participants, and relevant Fielding national staff; and for maintenance and oversight of all financial records in collaboration with relevant Fielding financial staff, including processing of expenditures and personnel appointments. This position requires competencies across many functional areas. It requires strong managerial, organizational, analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving experiences and skills, as well as a background in federal grants management, including financial management, budgeting, fund accounting, and personnel management. The incumbent is expected to have an in-depth understanding of grants administration and possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Bachelor’s degree in area generally related to accounting, finance, or higher ed administration with 3-5 years of federal or foundation grants management experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Master’s Degree preferred.
Minimum two years’ foundation grants experience involving fiduciary oversight and maintenance.
Strong program, budget, and financial management skills.
Demonstrated skills in project coordination and process management and improvement
Detail oriented with strong interpersonal and organizational skills involving people and projects
Ability to think analytically and creatively
Ability to relate well to a diverse group of people at various levels (staff, faculty, students)
Skilled at and willing to resolve differences through negotiation
FIELDING’S COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
Thank you for considering employment with Fielding Graduate University. We are committed to inclusive excellence and encourage diversity and inclusivity in all our enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.
As a globally distributed institution of higher education, Fielding Graduate University welcomes, and holds dear, the rich diversity of our global community. As a graduate university rooted in the values of social and ecological justice, we are committed to promoting collaborative learning and change by honoring and embracing the rich diversity of perspectives, lives, and global experiences that align with our Fielding Graduate University values.
Fielding employees are among our most valued resources, and we are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce comprised of talented, qualified, and hardworking individuals. We strive to take good care of our employees and their families with excellent benefits, and to provide a stimulating and supportive work environment with opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
We challenge our community to think boldly and take specific actions that are realistic and measurable. By working here, you join a diverse and vibrant community that advances Fielding’s world-changing mission in meaningful ways, inspires innovation and collaboration, and builds skills and expertise. Fielding is committed to social justice and diversity, and strongly encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
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Fielding Graduate University is committed to inclusive excellence and encourages diversity and inclusivity in all its enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.
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