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Job Summary

Napa, CA 94559
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
76,123.00 - 104,377.00 $ /year

Grants Developer

About the Job


Barbara Nemko, Ph.D., Superintendent


JUNE 19, 2014






STARTING DATE:   Immediately


SALARY AND BENEFITS:               $76,123.00 to $104,377.00per year

              Full-time, 12 months per year

Medical, vision and dental insurance benefits are available for employee and family with optional Section 125 Plan



The Grants Developer is a senior professional position requiring the ability to source, develop, propose, and secure funding sources for on-going programs and secure commitments meeting institutional priorities.  The Grants Developer demonstrates the ability to research, discover, coordinate, and prepare novel grant proposals.  Provides leadership, coordination, and advanced proposal writing for NCOE’s grant development opportunities that support institutional goals, priorities, and research.  Works collaboratively with administrators and staff, external organizations, and individuals to identify external funding opportunities that align with NCOE’s mission, vision, and strategic plan. 



The position requires specialized knowledge of philanthropic, civic, federal, state, local, and other governmental forms of grant opportunities. Requires knowledge of grant opportunities for higher education.  Requires knowledge of regulations and procedures for grant seeking, funding, and administration in the public sector.  Requires knowledge of and skill of preparing proposals that connect process with outcomes. Requires well-developed knowledge of and skill at using computerized applications such as those for office productivity and web-based research.   Requires advanced knowledge of and skill at oral and written English to prepare professional correspondence, presentations, and compelling grant proposals. Requires sufficient math skills to prepare cost-benefit analyses. Requires well-developed human relations skills to be persuasive in introductions and presentations to outside individuals and groups. May require a valid Driver’s License.



  • Researches new funding opportunities available through local, state and federal government agencies, as well as through private and corporate foundations.  Determines if funding opportunities are appropriate for NCOE
  • Enhances grant-writing capacity through development and maintenance of a network of contacts with funding agency officials and collaborating organizations
  • Participates in short-and long-range strategic planning activities to create and implement donor relations goals and objectives, in preparation for writing donor proposals
  • Facilitates workshops for and provides technical assistance to NCOE administrators and work teams in the area of grant writing and development
  • Provides information about proposal development strategies, policies and procedures related to grants, grant terminology, grant management and other grant writing and development
  • Prepares funding grant proposal to establish new NCOE endeavors and to support and revitalize existing programs and services
  • Coordinates organizational meetings with administrators to discuss guidelines, generate ideas, design projects, and write sections of the proposal
  • Sets standards for the format and content of grant proposals written by others
  • Develops outlines, timelines, staffing, budgets and templates for grant proposals according to funding guidelines.  Edits and organizes grant proposals written by other staff
  • Reviews all grant proposals sent from NCOE for clarity, succinctness, conformity with funding program priorities, and for compliance with the policies and outcomes required by philanthropic organizations, government agencies, and private entities
  • Trains those responsible for administering grants in monitoring activity, assessing accomplishment of outcomes, preparing compliance reports, and submitting claims for reimbursement
  • Prepares and recommends a budget for grant development activities, and monitors approved budgets
  • Maintains necessary records, files, reports, databases and resource materials pertinent to grants office activities
  • Develops formats for regular communications to grantors, including web pages that offer up-to-date information and status
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and awareness of grant opportunities and trends
  • Performs other related duties as assigned that support the objective of the position



  • Ability to perform all of the duties of the position
  • Ability to develop and implement annual goals and objectives for a function and specific programs and promotions
  • Abilityto develop and maintain productive relationships with college staff, community members, media representatives and co-workers
  • Ability to direct and prepare press releases and other materials
  • Ability demonstrate sound judgment and creativity in the application and interpretation of events, situations, rules and regulations
  • Ability to write in a professional manner, proofread and edit accurately, and compile presentation-quality reports
  • Ability to work cooperatively and productively with others
  • Must be able to train and provide direction to others and to organize and manage multiple projects



Apply online at www.napacoe.org and click on “JOBS”, then select the position of interest.   Complete the online application and scan/attach the required documents to your online application, which includes the following:


  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation. 


Letters of Recommendation may also be mailed to: 


Human Resources

RE:  Grants Developer

Napa County Office of Education

2121 Imola Avenue

Napa, CA 94559 


Should applicants have any difficulties with the application process or need assistance, please call (707) 265-2352.


DEADLINE: Apply immediately. If no qualified applicants apply, position will remain open until filled.



Napa County Office of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. State and federal law and Napa County Office of Education policy prohibit discrimination or sexual harassment toward students or staff during any educational activity. Napa County Office of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, age, or handicap in its educational programs, activities, or the employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments, the Age Discrimination Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vocational; Educational Act. For information concerning the complaint procedure, call (707) 253-6824.



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