Coordinator - Grants Performance



Full-Time: Review of applications begins Monday, May 1, 2023 and continues until the position is filled.


Southern University at Shreveport, Louisiana (SUSLA) is accepting applications for the Coordinator- Grants Performance position. SUSLA is a comprehensive community college serving Shreveport, Bossier City, and surrounding areas in Northwest Louisiana.  It is one of five campuses constituting the Historically Black Southern University System.  The University serves approximately 3,000 undergraduate students and offers 32 undergraduate degrees and certificate programs in a variety of fields including Allied Health, Nursing, Aerospace Technology, Business Studies, Behavioral Science/Education and Science & Technology.


The Coordinator – Grants Performance will manage all aspects of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education grant and monitor the progress of grant-funded projects to ensure successful implementation in accordance with grant contract terms and agency requirements. Perkins grant management responsibilities include all summative and formative data retrieval and analysis required to support ongoing grant activities and reporting requirements. The position will also formulate all quarterly, annual ad hoc federal and state reports; and be responsible for the timely submission of all information in support of the Perkins grant. Grant monitoring duties include institutional cross[1]functioning with grant project managers, Business Office staff, and Institutional Research staff to ensure compliance and positive performance in the technical, fiscal, and operations management of active grant projects. This is a full-time, grant-funded 12- month position contingent upon continued funding levels.

Primary Responsibilities:

Perkins grant duties:

  • Directs implementation of the Carl D. Perkins grant.
  • Collaborate with internal and external career and technical education stakeholders to conduct, organize, and facilitate the biennial Comprehensive Local Needs
  • Assessment (CLNA) and annual Local Application Plan (LAP).
  • Oversees preparation and monitoring of project reports required by SUSLA and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) including but not limited to data collection, analysis, and reporting activities related to the Perkins grant.
  • Interfaces with Institutional Research to perform data extraction, manipulation, analysis, and interpretation of findings/results data needed for Perkins accountability measures and submission of the performance indicator data required for the Consolidated Annual Report (CAR).
  • Evaluates project activities, performance measures, and deliverables on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to benchmark progress toward project goals.
  • Administers project budget according to Perkins regulations and SUSLA policies and procedures. Budget responsibilities include, but are not limited to predictive budget analysis, allocation of grant resources, and ensuring budget expenditures align with project scope of activities.
  • Plans and leads internal meetings to support the planning and operations of the project. Participate in LCTCS-sponsored meetings and other professional development opportunities.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to develop and enhance Perkins Eligible CTE Programs of Study with clear transitions from secondary to post-secondary to sustainable employment.

Grant Performance duties:

  • Works with Grant and Sponsored Programs (OGSP) staff and Business Office staff to monitor the progress of grant-funded projects to include goals, objectives, outcomes, deliverables, and all other contract terms through regular communication and meetings; researches institutional and funding agency's policies to ensure implementation and budget compliance.
  • Facilitate a culture of grant development by coordinating and facilitating professional development training for university personnel.
  • Enhances contributions of the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs team to support desired SUSLA outcomes by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Education, Business or related field.
  • Two years of direct experience in grant management or working with grant[1]funded programs.
  • Experience with budgeting and record maintenance.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, communication, and presentation skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Carl Perkins grant.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines; ability to prioritize and follow through on projects.
  • Ability to react to changing situations and adapt to changes in work demands, priorities, and procedures exercising good judgment, seeking alternatives and creative solutions.


$34,000 - $40,000 



APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send cover letter, resume, transcript(s), and three references to:

The application can be filled out online at the

Please attach cover letter, resume, transcript(s), and three references to application.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications begins Monday, May 1, 2023 and continues until the position is filled.

Southern University at Shreveport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Johnetta Banks, Johnny L. Vance, Jr. Student Activity Center, Room 208, (318) 670-9201. Section 504 Coordinator.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform duties.

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.

Southern University at Shreveport, an institution within the Southern University and A & M System, seeks to provide quality education for its students, while being committed to the total community. This institution prepares students for careers in technical and occupational fields; awards certificates, diplomas and associate degrees; and offers courses and programs that are transferable to other colleges and universities. Dedicated to excellence in instruction and community service, this open enrollment institution promotes cultural diversity, provides developmental and continuing education, and seeks partnerships with business and industry.


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