Grant Project Manager

VETSTART Grant Project 2022 – 2025



The University of St. Thomas, a private university (www.stthom.edu) committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a Grant Project Manager for the VETSTART grant. This full-time position reports to the Project Director and is the central point of contact for grant program activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for:

Day-to-day grant operations, partnerships, and outreach.
Tracking and reporting on veteran student enrollment, retention, persistence, and graduation rates.
Providing coaching services to students.
Referring students for additional supportive services, academic support, refresher courses, additional tutoring, and mentoring as necessary.
Creating partnerships and sponsorships with veteran-friendly and veteran-serving agencies, groups, and organizations.
Supporting project evaluation; working with Project Director, Program Evaluator, and OSR to submit annual and final performance reports.

Qualifications and Requirements

Master’s degree and background in social services, education, psychology, or counseling.
Seven years of experience serving veterans at the college level
Three years as a program director with budget, compliance, and outreach duties.
Excellent presentation and writing skills.
Excellent rapport with university-wide communities and external resources.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Veterans will receive preference for this position, particularly those who have participated in veteran student support programs.

This is a federally funded, full-time, year-round, benefit-eligible professional position.

Funded by the US Department of Education OPE PPOHA Program, 2020-2025.

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


About University of St. Thomas

Company Mission:

Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.


Full time benefit eligible position including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, retirement 403b plan, and tuition remission