Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects, Waukesha
Job Title:Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects
100 N East Ave
Waukesha, WI, 53186
Employee Type:Administrative Staff
Job Category:Grants, Staff
Help faculty and staff identify appropriate funding sources for
research and projects that support Carroll University's strategic
Offer professional development to support grant-making across
Partner with the Business Office to support grant-seekers'
ability to develop and administer grant budgets, contracts, and
Collaborate with the Director of Foundation and Corporate
Relations to strategize plans for program funding that leverage a
combination of public and private sources.
Develop and maintain a framework for processes, policies,
compliance, and tracking, in alignment with federal regulations and
Systematically distribute information about coming grant
competitions; serve as liaison to interested/potential PIs.
Understand the ins and outs of major federal grantors, and be
able help potential Principal Investigators understand
requirements, funding priorities, etc.
Support grant-writing teams and/or Principal Investigators in
developing effective timetables for proposal completion, including
all stages of drafting, reviewing, polishing, and submitting.
Review grant proposals and budgets for viability, alignment
with funders' priorities, alignment with CU's strategic plan, and
potential collaboration across campus.
Collaborate with Institutional Research and the Business Office
to streamline processes for grant-seekers to access information
needed for grant applications.
Serving as liaison for administrative interdepartmental
Support post-award processes through collaboration with the
Business Office and other post-award support staff.
Serve as the university's authorized organizational
representative (AOR) which includes maintaining and supporting
grant-seeking procedures including compliance, securing approvals,
and submitting proposals and resource, as needed, to the Carroll
University Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Supervise the work of the Research Coordinator and internally
and externally hired consultants.
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree required.
Five or more years of experience in proposal development and
grants management, with demonstrated success in proposal
development resulting in funding.
Demonstrated understanding of academic research in the
disciplines represented at Carroll University.
Preferred experience managing grants in a higher education
Experience in managing and developing budgets.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to create & maintain records
Human Relations Skills:
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, organize work
and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with
leadership, management, faculty, and staff through a consultative,
collaborative and active-problem solving approach.
Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and judgment
with sensitive information