Assistant Director of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations

Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 01, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Assistant Director of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations works with a team of professionals to seek and steward external funding for College initiatives and faculty and staff projects. The Assistant Director researches and cultivates funding sources; assists faculty and staff in writing, editing, and submitting proposals; helps administer and steward faculty, staff, and institutional grants; prepares and submits institutional grant proposals and reports to corporations, foundations, and government agencies; assists with research development activities facilitated by the office; and undertakes special assignments for Vice President for Academic Affairs as required.

• Bachelor’s degree and one year of expertise in grantwriting, nonprofit administration, academic program administration, or a related field; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to the above.
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and professionally with faculty and staff in a variety of fields.
• Basic familiarity with databases and budgets.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Values diversity, equity and inclusion.

Experience providing editorial feedback on written work.
• Knowledge of regulatory, technical, and financial requirements for grants.