Job Opening Description

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Grant Writer

The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) Dean’s Office is seeking an experienced Grant Writer who will also serve as the Pre-Award Administrator for sponsored projects for the school.

This position works closely with Faculty, Staff, students, funders, and internal and external stakeholders and generates proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations. This individual will identify and develop funding opportunities to support existing and planned research program activities from internal, federal, and nonfederal sponsors. The incumbent will work with faculty on research agendas and brainstorm proposal and project ideas as needed as well as assist faculty with writing and editing proposal narratives and preparing proposal applications. The individual will also process research-related non-financial agreements, including non-disclosure agreements, research-driven memoranda of understanding, data use agreements and material transfers. This position manages GSPIA’s Conflict of Interest process and is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting performance data using Cayuse’s Department Manager Software.

Additional duties may include maintaining and implementing funding calendar activities, drafting/editing grant-related materials, or handling special projects for the Dean’s Office as needed.

Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3 years of related experience. Master’s Degree preferred. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be proficient in analyzing data and the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve specified goals. Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing and computer skills (MS Office Work, PowerPoint and Excel) and database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow processes, work effectively under pressure, use independent judgement, and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. Previous experience securing new funding opportunities, knowledge of the submissions process, and the ability to identify funding opportunities is desirable.