Grant Writer - Student Learning & Success (80-100%)

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $60,000.00
Maximum: $65,000.00
Details: Full-time admin/exempt annually contracted position with initial salary placement determined by the College dependent upon education/experience.



Application Deadline:



16101 Greenwood Ave N
United States


Grant Writer – Student Learning & Success (80-100%)

  • Date of First Consideration: June 3rd, 2018
  • Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience

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Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.

The Office of Student Learning & Success encompasses the entire educational experience at the College. Employees in this division provide leadership and coordination for all areas related to instruction and student support. The Office ensures clear communication about the student learning experience, program offerings, and assessment as well as consistent implementation of policies and procedures pertinent to students and faculty.

Under the supervision of the Director of Research & Grants, the Grant Writer works with faculty and staff and is responsible for coordinating, developing, writing, and editing grant proposals as well as monitoring and fulfilling grant reporting requirements.


  • Research and evaluate mission-related grant funding opportunities at the local, corporate, state and national levels.
  • Inform and work with key faculty and staff around grant opportunities; provide regular training and coaching on grant seeking and preparation activities.
  • Develop and sustain partnerships outside the College to support grant and other resource development initiatives.
  • Work closely with campus staff and external partners to develop new grant projects.
  • Maintain detailed institutional grants calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and final reports.
  • Manage and track stewardship activities for existing grants, including interim and final reports; ensure budget accuracy, reporting, and compliance.
  • Maintain up-to-date template data on the College, its programs, and the community for grant seekers to adapt to specific opportunities.
  • Work cooperatively with other staff to secure necessary data for grant applications; maintaining and updating college statistics and providing data on national trends.
  • Sustain ongoing communication with the campus about grant opportunities, grant proposals submitted, and grants awarded.
  • Other duties as assigned of a similar nature/level.



Robust health benefits

Paid Leave, including Shared Leave program

Paid holidays

State Board Retirement Plan

Onsite daycare center

Free parking and access to public transportation

Free intramural and wellness classes

Centrally located campus, about 20 minute drive to downtown Seattle

Close proximity to local parks (including dog park), grocery stores, post office, and discounted services at our Dental Hygiene and Automotive centers

Level of Language Proficiency


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution OR equivalent education/experience
  • Two (2) years of experience with coordinating grant proposals and reports (both public and private) related to the higher education industry
  • Experience developing strategic partnerships across public and private sectors
  • Track record of success with grants awarded or contract funds received


  • Theories, principles and operational practices related to higher education grants and contracts
  • Best practices in data collection methods, research, and knowledge of national trends in higher education
  • Best practices in program or project budgeting and evaluation methods
  • Applicable laws, rules, ordinances and regulations related to fundraising for 501(c)3 organizations
  • Microsoft Office applications, and grant management applications and software
  • Techniques for effective presentations and communication in a multicultural environment
  • Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and competency
  • Providing leadership to seek federal and state grants and contracts
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships at all organizational levels
  • Time management and multi-tasking; developing and directing activities for grant/contracts
  • Making effective presentations to individuals and/or groups; creating clear and concise materials
  • Interpreting applicable laws, regulations and policies related to grant management
  • Handling difficult and sensitive situations, using independent judgment within legal guidelines
  • Effective oral and written communication at all levels inside or outside of the College

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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please submit applications through We are unable to accept applications directly from We also require unofficial transcripts (official versions will be required upon hire) and a 2-page writing sample with each application.