Hourly Online Job Posting
||Accreditation Coordinator/Grant Writer
||[HF] Hourly Full-Time
||Graduate Psychology and Counseling
|Hours Per Week:
||Commensurate with Experience
- Develop and coordinate all departmental accreditation activities, including but not limited to, APA, CACREP, CEC, NASP, NCATE and Andrews University assessment reports.
- Departmental accreditation activities include assisting administrative offices with assessment plans, and aggregating data from multiple sources.
- Primary responsibilities include doing research to identify potential grant funders, writing letters of intent and grant proposals, tracking renewals of support and applications, and assist faculty and administration in developing and securing grants.
- Coordinate accreditation applications and renewals.
- Attend and participate in assessment meetings on campus as they relate to departments accreditation.
- Enter data and run reports out of university assessment software (WEAVE, Livetext, etc.).
- Organize, facilitate, and participate in the planning of accreditation site visits.
- Serve as the liaison to regulatory agencies and accreditation bodies.
- Maintain and organize all critical documentation that supports compliance with accreditation requirements.
- Consult with faculty to ensure the development and implementation of mandatory standards to meet individual accreditation requirements.
- Conduct research on potential funding sources; and maintain contact with external agencies.
- Act as liaison between faculty and funding agencies.
- Identify opportunities and work with faculty to solicit proposals.
- Interact with campus constituencies involved in grant-funding activities; serve as departmental liaison to University grants administration.
- Generate proposals, budgets, and supporting documents in response to solicitations.
- Produce researched and well-written grant proposals which meet submission deadlines.
- Develop and prioritize projects and proposals, and work with faculty to elicit projects and programs that need support.
- Manage existing grants by: tracking grant schedules, developing internal reporting systems, writing reports, maintaining excellent historical records.
- Additional departmental administrative duties may be required.
- Provide backup for Assistant to the Chair.
- Assist faculty and students as needed.
- Bachelorís Degree and prior experience in grant writing or willingness to attend appropriate training.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and with faculty/staff demonstrating sound business judgment.
- Detail to accuracy.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
- 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 solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- Preferable minimum typing speed of 60+ wpm.
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency in using Word and Excel.
- Must be willing and able to quickly learn additional technical skills as required by the position.
- Prior Content Management System software experience desired.
- Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.
Berrien Springs, MI 49104-0860
Phone: 269. 471. 3570
Fax: 269. 471. 6293