Job Listings

Corporate & Foundation Grants Officer

Company:
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Job Location:
Minneapolis, 55403
Category:
Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Type:
Full-Time

Corporate & Foundation Grants Officer

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an equal opportunity employer and educator. Click here for our Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination in Employment and Education policy.

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title Grants Specialist Intermediate

Working Title Corporate & Foundation Grants Officer

Hire Types Staff

Division Finance & Operations

Department Finance & Operations / CFO

Unit Finance & Operations / CFO

Location Minneapolis

FLSA Non-Exempt

Full/Part Time Full Time

FTE 1.0

Employment Condition Unlimited

Work Shift Days

Work Schedule/Hours/Days

Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Posting Details

Open until filled. Applications should be received by or on priority review deadline of March 31, 2024.

Applications will continue to be accepted thereafter.

Internal applicants: Eligible bidders must contact Victoria.Le@minneapolis.edu, Minneapolis College Human Resources, in writing by the job posting closing date. A bid will be considered timely if delivered to the appropriate official by the posting closing date. In accordance with Article 16 of the Labor Agreement with MAPE (Minnesota Association of Professional Employees) and the State of Minnesota, the above position is vacant and will be filled as soon as possible. Only eligible employees as defined by the provisions of Article 16, Section 3, may submit an interest bid for the vacancy. Article 16, Section 3, states in part “Permanent non-probationary classified employees in the seniority unit in the same classification/class option may interest bid on the filling of such vacancy by submitting a written application to the Appointing Authority on or before the expiration date of the posting. An employee who is selected for a position through interest bidding shall not be eligible for interest bidding for six (6) months from the date the employee reports to the new position. Ineligible bidders submit an application online on or before the job posting closing date via the Minnesota Management & Budget website: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/Job ID# 74976.

External applicants should apply online on or before the job posting closing date via the Minnesota Management & Budget website: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/Job ID# 74976.

Salary Minimum see Benefits Info* below

Salary Maximum see Benefits Info* below

Salary Type Hourly

Bargaining Unit/Plan 214, MAPE

Job Description

Minneapolis College seeks a full-time, unlimited Corporate & Foundation Grants Officer within the Minneapolis College Foundation Department.

The Corporate & Foundation Grants Officer reports to the Director of the Minneapolis College Advancement and Foundation and is responsible to manage a timely and efficient grants process from conducting prospect research, collecting outcome data, preparing and file grant reports as well as conducting donor stewardship to ensure future gifts from private institutional donors. Working across functions within the Foundation and Minneapolis College, this position collects program details and other data necessary to develop grant proposals, identifies prospective organizational donors (private foundations and businesses), writes and submits grant proposals, maintains records for grant management, and prepares final reports for institutional funders. This position will focus on generating five, six, and seven figure gifts from these institutions.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Oversee grant management processes and systems for existing donors, including renewals and follow-on funding requests.
    • Maintain data on institutional funders in Raisers Edge and Microsoft Teams including prospect list and activities calendar of events, proposal and report due dates, funder contacts, grant-related correspondence and proposals, and contact reports.
    • Work with identified faculty, staff, and administrators who must be involved in proposal approvals; involve them in developing grant proposal concept and details.
    • Work across the College to acquire program information and other data needed to develop compelling grant proposals that will fill a need at the College and help the Minneapolis College Foundation meet its fundraising goals.
    • Steward institutional donor relationships in meaningful ways that deepen engagement with and affinity for Minneapolis College and Foundation.

May be eligible for partial telework per Minneapolis College’s Telework Guidelines.

Required Qualifications

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g., nonprofit management, business, marketing, communications, Liberal Arts)
  • Knowledge and experience in working with nonprofit/development roles with a successful track record in grant writing
  • Knowledge and experience in persuasive writing with excellent analytical skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a critical focus on meeting deadlines
  • Experienced in budget preparation, analysis, and management of grants.
  • A confident communicator who is self-motivated with an ability to prioritize tasks, work with many personalities and work styles.
  • Ability to establish and sustain collaborative relationships with funders and colleagues.
  • Demonstrates an ongoing understanding of cultural fluency. Incorporates culturally responsive practices, and actively engages in antiracism professional development learning opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications

Other Requirements

Current or former employee must be in good standing with Minneapolis College for consideration.

About

Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving students in credit and noncredit programs. Minneapolis College enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College’s graduates.

Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 26 colleges and seven state universities and 54 campuses, Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country. Minnesota State is committed to ensuring access to an extraordinary education for all Minnesotans; being the partner of choice to meet Minnesota’s workforce and community needs; and delivering to students, employers, communities, and taxpayers the highest value, most affordable higher education option.

The safety of all members of the Minneapolis College campus community is of vital concern. Resources including the current Annual Compliance and Security Report are available from Minneapolis College Public Safety, located at https://minneapolis.edu/student-services/public-safety.Recognized as a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon employer offering support for veteran and military students

Recognized as a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon employer offering support for veteran and military students – visit https://minneapolis.edu/student-services/support-services/veterans-services for additional information.

Benefits Info

The State of Minnesota offers eligible employees excellent benefits including health insurance; life insurance; optional dental, short- and long-term disability; paid personal and sick leave; defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a) retirement plans); tuition waiver for employees and dependents; and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.

*Salary Range:$25.79 – $37.65 hourly / $53,850 – $78,613 annually.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number MC20-453P

Number of Vacancies 1

Re-posting Yes

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date 03/18/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions Summary

Open until filled. Applications should be received by or on priority review deadline of March 31, 2024. Applications will continue to be accepted thereafter.

Internal applicants: Eligible bidders must contact Victoria.Le@minneapolis.edu, Minneapolis College Human Resources, in writing by the job posting closing date. A bid will be considered timely if delivered to the appropriate official by the posting closing date. In accordance with Article 16 of the Labor Agreement with MAPE (Minnesota Association of Professional Employees) and the State of Minnesota, the above position is vacant and will be filled as soon as possible. Only eligible employees as defined by the provisions of Article 16, Section 3, may submit an interest bid for the vacancy. Article 16, Section 3, states in part “Permanent non-probationary classified employees in the seniority unit in the same classification/class option may interest bid on the filling of such vacancy by submitting a written application to the Appointing Authority on or before the expiration date of the posting. An employee who is selected for a position through interest bidding shall not be eligible for interest bidding for six (6) months from the date the employee reports to the new position. Ineligible bidders submit an application online on or before the job posting closing date via the Minnesota Management & Budget website: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/Job ID# 74976.

External applicants should apply online on or before the job posting closing date via the Minnesota Management & Budget website: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/Job ID# 74976.

Accept Applications No

Posting Contact Victoria.Le@minneapolis.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and encourages application from underrepresented groups. Recognized as a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon employer offering support for veteran and military students. A member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system.

HigherEd360 is part of the HigherEdJobs network.