Claflin University

Project Director, Claflin University Minority Serving

Job Location(s) US-SC-Orangeburg
# of Openings
Full-Time/Staff Restricted


The Project Director plans, oversees, coordinates, and monitors all aspects of the CUMSIPP grant.  Works closely with all eight (8) HBCUs in South Carolina that are members of CUMSIPP to ensure programmatic, budgeting, and regulatory compliance with all aspects of the grant. Collects regular reports from member institutions and prepares a unified submission to the U. S. Department of Energy. 


Manages the CUMSIPP project staff to include administrative assistant and budget personnel. Regularly interacts with federal officials on project matters and to ensure compliance with goals, and timelines. Conduct regular meetings of the CUMSIPP to include Project Directors, STEM Dean/Chairs, Chief Academic Affairs Officers.  Initiates and monitors measures resulting in programmatic collaboration and cooperation among the HBCUs funded by CUMSIPP.  


Establishes an advisory council for CUMSIPP.  Makes plans to secure additional resources for the CUMSIPP beyond the grant period.



Five or more years of experience managing complex projects in an academic, or corporate government environment.  Possess strong verbal and written communication skills to conduct meetings and develop reports.  Possess deep knowledge of STEM-related issues on college campuses. Demonstrates expertise in management of federal fiscal funds. Skills to facilitate cooperations and collaborate with CUMSIPP project participants. Demonstrates skills in formulating and executing project plans. Masters’ degree preferred:  STEM background highly desired.  Experience working in higher education preferred.




Submit CV, Cover Letter to:


Claflin University Human Resources Office

400 Magnolia Street Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115

Fax #: 803-535-5818


Position Available:  Position is grant-funded and available October 1, 2022



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