Under the general supervision of the Executive Director and Director of Programs and Partnerships for the Center for Equity for English Learners (CEEL), this position: (1) leads CEEL's grant-seeking processes related to internal and external funding; (2) supports CEEL's fundraising initiatives related to the bilingual teacher pipeline initiative; (3) develops, maintains and oversees CEEL grant budgets, financials, and grant administration; (4) coordinates and monitors CEEL's portfolio of external contracts and agreements for compliance with university, SOE and partners' requirements, policies and practices. The position is an integral member of the CEEL team, and assists Center colleagues with grant and budget activities.
Typically a Bachelor's degree in an academic field and/or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of federal policies and regulations, philanthropic trends, and advances in grants database systems and electronic research administration.
Minimum five years of progressively responsible experience required. Graduate level coursework and/or experience in grant writing and project management in a non-profit and/or higher education setting required; experience in research preferred. Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: grant writing, diversity in issues in higher education, diversity data collection and analysis.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.