Associate Project Director - Hogg Foundation (Grant Funded)

Stephen F. Austin State University
July 31, 2026
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Associate Project Director - Hogg Foundation (Grant Funded) Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Desired start date is July 1, 2023; position end date is no later than July 31, 2026.

Please provide letter of interest, resume, three letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts for completed degree/coursework in the Documents Needed to Apply section.

Stephen F. Austin State University will become a member of The University of Texas System, effective Fall of 2023.

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Job Title Associate Project Director - Hogg Foundation (Grant Funded)

Full Time/Part Time Full Time FLSA Exempt General Job Description

Grant Funded Position – continued employment contingent on funding

This is a professional position responsible for assisting in managing the activities of a grant-funded project, to include providing technical or field- specific assistance. Responsible for assisting with the programmatic management of the grant and conducting the project activities as approved by the funding agency while adhering to sponsor guidelines, applicable regulations, and university policies and procedures. Responsible for ensuring all requirements of the sponsored program are met. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the principal investigator.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists principal investigator in overseeing the activities of a grant-funded project, including management and coordination of daily general business operations.
  • Assists in monitoring project expenditures and ensures they are allowable, allocable, and reasonable to meet project goals and objectives.
  • Ensures compliance with university and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provides technical or field-specific assistance related to project, including but not limited to facilitation of communication and networking among project participants and external entities, relationship and partnership building in the community, and assistance with project engagement and marketing.
  • Researches and identifies needs and available resources for grant-funded projects.
  • Prepares grant proposals that will secure funding to sustain the activities in the project after the end of the current grant.
  • Collaborates with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) on grant research and proposal development.
  • Prepares and analyzes various reports related to project activities.
  • Compiles technical reports required by the sponsor and submits in a timely manner; sends copies or notification of submission to ORSP.
  • Maintains project files and documentation for expenditures and ensures records are retained for the required length of time upon termination of the grant.
  • Assists in monitoring subcontracts, subrecipients, and consultants and ensures reporting requirements are met.
  • Ensures personnel paid from grant funds perform at the level of effort stated in the grant and effort is reported as required by university policies.
  • May supervise field students from the School of Social Work.
  • Non-Essential Job Functions

  • Travels to various off-campus locations to attend meetings and conferences.
  • May work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, university policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the administration of federal or state funds.
  • Knowledge of grant information sources.
  • Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database, and word processing software.
  • Organizational skills in managing projects simultaneously while maintaining a satisfactory work product.
  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Ability to coordinate sponsored project activities.
  • Ability to write grant proposals and manage assigned grants.
  • Ability to develop objectives, evaluate effectiveness, and assess needs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to set priorities and complete assignments on time.
  • Ability to prepare concise reports and review work for accuracy.
  • Ability to learn office- and university-specific software.
  • Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget.
  • Ability to work with an advisory board.
  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
  • Physical Demands Required Education

    Bachelor's degree in social work or a related field is required. Related experience may be substituted for required education on a basis set forth by the Department of Human Resources.

    Required Experience and Training

    Three years of related experience is required. Experience in grant writing and managing a grant/contract is required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor of Social Work and/or Master of Social Work from a CSWE-accredited program is preferred.

    Special Conditions for Eligibility

    This is a security-sensitive position subject to criminal record check. This is an IT-sensitive position subject to the Computer and Network Security policy.

    Min Pay Rate Mid Pay Rate Salary Information Commensurate with Experience Specific Job Requirements/Duties for this Posting

    This position works with Better Together Nacogdoches, a community-wide project funded by a grant from the Hogg Foundation. For more information about Better Together Nacogdoches, go to https: // www.

    Is Background Check Required? Yes Benefit and Retirement Eligibility

    This position is eligible for participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) retirement plan, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

    EEO Statement

    Diversity and Inclusion Statement At SFA, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is more than words—it is actions. We believe diversity and inclusion are keys to promoting more engaged individuals locally and globally. We at SFA are committed to amplifying a campus culture that nurtures belonging and embraces similarities while celebrating that every Lumberjack will be different. Those differences are valued, acknowledged, and supported purposefully. Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion SFA (

    Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S2023-094

    Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants Number of Positions Available 1 Posted Date 06/07/2023 Review Start Date 06/16/2023 Close Date Work Schedule 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Desired start date is July 1, 2023; position end date is no later than July 31, 2026.

    Please provide letter of interest, resume, three letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts for completed degree/coursework in the Documents Needed to Apply section.

    Stephen F. Austin State University will become a member of The University of Texas System, effective Fall of 2023.

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    Contact Information

    Contact Name Freddie Avant

    Contact Phone (936) 468-5105 Contact Email [email protected] Contact Information

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Which of the following best represents your education background?
  • Completed High School Diploma or GED
  • Completed some college
  • Completed Associates Degree
  • Completed Bachelor's Degree
  • Completed Master's Degree
  • Completed Doctoral Degree or ABD
  • If you completed a college degree, please indicate your major field of study.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Which of the following best represents the number of years experience you possess relating directly to the job to which you are applying?
  • Less than one
  • One to two
  • Three to four
  • Five to six
  • Seven to eight
  • Nine or more
  • Describe your experience in grant writing and grant management.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How many staff/interns/students have you supervised in past positions you have held?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Tell us how you maintain constant performance while under time and work load pressures.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you available to work weekends?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you a current employee of the university?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcript(s)
  • Other Document
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