Lewis-Clark State College
  • 09-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Institutional Research & Effectiveness
  • 50000-53000 50,000 - 53,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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!

LC State invites applications for the position of Coordinator of Grants & Contracts

Salary and rank based on experience and qualifications: $50,000 - $53,000

Degree Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a regionally accredited institution

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)


  • 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.

Competencies: These are the various skills, behaviors and proficiency requirements related to the position.

  1. Excellent communication skills interpersonally, in written form, and in public speaking.
  2. Strong problem-solving skills.
  3. Manage concurrent projects with competing priorities while maintaining an attention to detail.
  4. Comfortable in contexts in which decisions are made under contrary pressures.
  5. Comfortable cross-training with colleagues and transparently documenting one's own work.

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)

This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before June 20, 2022 will receive first consideration. Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check and may also be subject to an education verification. LC State is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.


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