Tarrant County College District Continuing Education Grants Administrator in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Summary

Provides post-award management and support to ensure fiscal and programmatic compliance with grant-funded project requirements as specified by the government funding source(s) and by TCCD. Serves as a resource and point of contact for project directors and other stakeholders in prospective, active and closed grant-funded projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides assistance to grant-funded project leaders/project managers in understanding regulatory requirements and in setting up accurate and reasonable budgets in compliance with funding source requirements and TCCD accounting practices

  • Provides both proactive and corrective training, oversight, and support with regard to allowable and unallowable expenditures for grant-funded projects, as well as for the accurate, complete, and timely preparation and submission of reports and other documentation required by various funding sources

  • Monitors all expenditures for timeliness and allowance to ensure successful performance throughout the funding period of each grant-funded project

  • Assists grant-funded project directors/managers in working with Human Resources, Purchasing, and Financial Services for timely and appropriate implementation of project activities requiring hiring/realigning staff, purchasing products or services, and/or tracking revenue and expenditures for grant-funded activities

  • Serves as an internal consultant for problem-solving on programmatic and fiscal compliance matters for project directors/managers, Grants Accounting, and other stakeholders in grant-funded projects

  • Assists with regular internal monitoring reviews, including mock audits, documenting and communicating issues of non-compliance with project director and Director of Grants Compliance

  • Assists grant-funded project teams and accounting team in preparations for external monitoring visits, reviews, audits, and cross-site evaluations

  • Assists in maintaining internal records system and communication tools to ensure complete, accurate project records and timely dissemination of related grants compliance information and reports

  • Establishes and maintains individual electronic and hard copy files for each grant-funded project to be used for tracking and reporting purposes

  • Assists in researching/monitoring regulatory compliance requirements and changes likely to impact TCCD and other institutions of higher education

  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite

  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)

  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation, and creativity and service to the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and two (2) years related work experience, preferably supporting programmatic and fiscal compliance of grant-funded projects; or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and related experience

  • Experience with computerized systems

  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

  • Ability to effectively present information to staff, management/administration, project managers, and/or business partners

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems

  • Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.)

  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Work experience managing programmatic and fiscal compliance of grant-funded projects in higher education and/or continuing education

  • Knowledge of the educational and community service mission of the community college

Special Instructions Summary Job Title:Continuing Education Grants Administrator

Posting Number:F002071

Position Status:Full Time

Grant Funded:Yes


Class Code:15

Pay Rate:Commensurate with education and experience


Department:DT CE Corporate Services

Posting Date:10/14/2016

Contact:Robin Donovan