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Grant Writer
College of the Canyons

Date Posted Mar. 29, 2021
Title Grant Writer
University College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, CA, United States
Department Accounting
Application Deadline Apr. 23, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
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College of the Canyons

Grant Writer
A Classified Administrator (Management) Position
Review Date: April 23, 2021

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The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking a full-time Grant Writer in the Grants Development Office.

The Santa Clarita Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As presented in our District Strategic Plan, which focuses on Access, Engagement, and Success, "Equity, inclusion, and diversity are not goals in themselves, but ideologies embedded in all actions and planning across all departments and functions of our college and its two campuses.

College of the Canyons is part of the Santa Clarita Community College District and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), enrolling approximately 32,000 students each academic year. College of the Canyons has a diverse student population that reflects our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve.

We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. The successful candidate must be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who share our commitment to closing equity gaps. The Santa Clarita Community College District seeks leaders possessing a strong grounding in academic and student services programs and a thorough understanding of the primary mission of the community college. We seek employees that value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, who are conscientious risk takers and transformational leaders guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.

Under the direction of College of the Canyons’ Director of Grants Development, the Grant Writer is responsible for assisting with the identification of external funding sources and writing competitive grant proposals. As part of the Grants Development Office, the Grant Writer will seek out and obtain external funding to support district projects, coordinate the development of proposals in conjunction with appropriate staff, and develop grant narratives, budgets, and packaging for submittal according to all grant criteria and deadlines. The Grant Writer works with the campus community, as well as external partners, and helps identify connections between grant opportunities and priorities of departments and programs in connection with the District’s strategic plan priorities. Performs other duties as assigned.


Three years of successful professional/technical writing experience. Knowledge of grant application procedures for a variety of government and private funding sources is desirable.

Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Application Process:
Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day on April 23, 2021.

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources office at (661) 362-3427 or email:

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