Identifies appropriate federal and private grant opportunities.
Partners with faculty to identify, develop competitive proposals and develop and maintain detailed knowledge of faculty research interests and strengths.
Partners with faculty to translate early ideas and concepts into competitive narratives for external funding; and advise on strategies for meeting broader impacts, data management, and similar requirements.
Assists with developing grant writing training programs and workshops; create tools and templates to support successful proposal development.
Manages proposal library and funding opportunity resources.
Research grant opportunities from government and non-government agencies.
Drafts grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the organization.
Submits proposals to grant administrators for approval.
Responds to internal and external queries on drafted and submitted proposals.
Maintain records and submit reports related to grant opportunities.
Ensures that individual grant proposals are developed in accordance with each grant-making organization's preferences and exactly follows each grant-making organization's guidelines.
Implements consistent, standardized grants management processes for administrative proposal review and sign off, data compilation, reporting checklists, etc.
Works with project lead(s) and finance to meet reporting requirements for grant funded projects.
Develops, implements, and manages well-written, high-impact and tailored grant proposals, applications, progress reports, draft budgets, and other collateral materials as needed that compellingly convey mission and direction.
Works with program staff to develop, write and present new or pilot proposals, developing narrative, performance outcomes, and financial/budget information for both renewal and new application submissions.
Collaborates to set annual, quarterly, and monthly grant-seeking goals.
Coordinates PME communications to faculty ex: announcements and mass mailings.
Â Ensures service and communication to PIs, standardized information, best practices development, and that all faculty and research staff are aware of any new grant policies and changes.
Analyzes industry trends and remains current with agency and regulatory changes. Monitors department/ unit compliance with University, Divisional and Department policies and procedures and implements corrective actions for issues identified.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in related field with years of progressively relevant experience.
Advanced degree in higher education, chemistry, or engineering and/or three years administrative and grant writing experience.
Grant or professional writing experience, preferably in a higher education research environment
Experience in grant proposal preparation and writing.
Successful track record in fund development.
Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Hospital regulations, laws, and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified, and
Good understanding of public (i.e., city-, state-, and federal-level) funding sources.
Familiarity with key financial concepts and how to read financial documents/statements.
Requires a broad, interdisciplinary base of understanding of research and scholarship and the ability to communicate effectively with faculty in an array of disciplines using diverse methodological approaches.
Technical Skills or Knowledge
Proficiency working with a variety of grant management systems and portals and computer software programs.
Excellent computer skills evidenced by proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat (including manage and analyze large data sets).
Strong research skills and knowledge of information sources.
Ability to study and understand programs and funding requirements of the organization.
Excellent knowledge of proposal submission and fundraising process.
Synthesizes complex and diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs workflows and procedures.
Â Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress, completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.
Exceptional written communication and editing skills; writes clearly and persuasively; varies writing style according to the audience.
Superior attention to detail demonstrates commitment to accuracy and thoroughness; evaluates RFPs and distills requirements for faculty researchers; ensures submissions meet RFP requirements.
Self-motivation and ability to work independently and on deadline.
Knowledge of federal granting agency regulations.
Occasional extended work hours and some weekend days
Cover Letter (required)
Reference Contact Information - 2 (preferred)
Writing Sample - (preferred)
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