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CCWP Grant, Project and Professional Development Administrator

Position overview

Position title: CCWP Grant, Project and Professional Development Administrator
Salary range: Minimum starting salary is $57,040. Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Percent time: Part-time (50%)
Anticipated start: As soon as possible after the initial review of applications.
Position duration: Initial appointment will be for a period of 24 months. Reappointment may be considered contingent upon the availability of work and appropriate funding.

Application Window

Open date: September 23rd, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Dec 3, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Central California Writing Project (CCWP) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of Grant, Project and Professional Development Administrator. The mission of the CCWP is to improve the teaching of writing in K-12 California schools. Through a variety of grants and contracts, the CCWP provides professional development to teachers and administrators; provides direct services to students; and works closely with other educational agencies on various writing projects. Under the direction of the site director and the principal investigators, the CCWP administrator will contribute to the administration and facilitation of these services through expertise in fiscal management and grant and contract administration.

The successful candidate will manage and administer grants and contracts; provide logistical support for teacher consultants; serve as a liaison between various constituencies; oversee the collection, reporting, and entry of data; work collaboratively with the directors and principal investigators; maintain budgets; and create a friendly and accessible office environment. The position requires that the selected candidate possess strong communication and problem-solving skills, work accurately with close attention to detail, and be proficient in a variety of computer applications. The ability to work both independently and collaboratively is essential.
Applicants who possess any or all of the following qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply:

-Expertise in publicity and website design.
-Expertise in grant writing.
-Familiarity with fiscal management at UCSC.
-Knowledge of the field of education and writing instruction.
-Experience with the professional development of teachers.

Central California Writing Project (CCWP):

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent foreign degree.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing your understanding of the barriers facing traditionally underrepresented groups and your past and/or future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and professional or public service. Candidates are urged to review guidelines on statements (see before preparing their application.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation*. Note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at

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Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see The university sponsors employment-based visas for nonresidents who are offered academic appointments at UC Santa Cruz (see

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If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact Disability Management Services at (831) 459-4602.

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The University of California offers a competitive benefits package and a number of programs to support employee work/life balance. For information about employee benefits please visit

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)


Job location

Santa Cruz, California