Thomas College has been preparing students for success in their personal and professional lives for over 125 years. Located in Waterville, Maine, Thomas College nurtures the unique potential within each student with innovative programs that produce career ready graduates. Our Guaranteed Job Program, 3-year accelerated offerings in all undergraduate degrees and a master’s degree in the fourth year, individualized advising, career counseling, and our Innovation Centers in Business and Education meet a student’s determination to succeed with the direction, confidence, and tools to realize the highest version of themselves. Our graduate degree offerings fit every lifestyle with in-person accelerated programs to evening online courses. Whether in the classroom, in the community, or on the athletics field with our 19 varsity sports, Thomas College provides a personalized experience that prepares students for the workplace of tomorrow. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Thomas College ranks #2 among colleges in Maine for the social mobility of our graduates. Learn more at www.thomas.edu.
Thomas College offers the ability for full-time employees and dependents/spouses to earn an undergraduate and/or graduate degree tuition free. Graduate programs are subject to taxes.
Title III Grant Specialist provides administrative support for activities conducted under the Title III grant. The Grant Specialist provides administrative support for professional development activities, data analytics, and student support programming under the project. The Grant Specialist will execute all activities in keeping with relevant federal and campus regulations. Additional responsibilities related to these duties may be assigned by the Title III Director in collaboration with the Controller. The Grant Specialist will promote the College’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) statement where applicable.
This is a 12-month, full-time position. Salary is contingent on grant funding with position currently funded through September 30, 2023.
The successful candidate will have experience with basic office and accounting procedures and process management; computer proficiency with Microsoft office applications; and strong organizational skills. A working knowledge of Financial Edge is preferred. The position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to respond effectively to dynamic situations involving students, faculty, and staff. A bachelor’s degree is required, with a concentration in accounting or finance preferred. Some evening and weekends required. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in non-profit accounting, various accounting software packages, and are proficient in use of integrated financial systems, preferably with Blackbaud’s Financial Edge.
Thomas offers a competitive benefits package to include:
Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, 6% 403(b) matching plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, thirteen paid holidays, on-site gym, meal discounts and free tuition for employees, spouse and dependent children.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references. Please include an email address on your application materials.