Grant Developer

Employer
SUNY Empire State College
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Company Description:

Empire State College was established in 1971 by Dr. Ernest Boyer as a distinctive statewide institution focused on innovative and nontraditional teaching and learning.

The college continues its 51-year commitment experimenting with new, flexible, and individualized modes of learning through such practices as mentoring students throughout their academic studies, creating individualized degree plans, valuing learning gained from life and work experience, building professional and social student support communities and creating flexible modes of delivery to meet students' diverse learning preferences. The college now boast over 92,000 proud and successful alumni and partners with nearly 17,000 students a year who want to expand their personal and professional horizons.

Empire State College is a part of the SUNY System and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.  With headquarters in Saratoga Springs, New York, ESC serves mostly working adults pursuing associate, bachelor's and master's degrees online and onsite at over 30 locations across the state of New York and abroad.

Empire State College is committed to creating a multi-cultural and inclusive academic and work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Description:

The Grant Developer position, employed through the Research Foundation for the State of New York (RF), will report to the Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs for SUNY Empire State College. The position is a full-time appointment subject to renewal, annual funding, and is benefits eligible. The Grant Developer will identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as lead the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to federal, state, and private funding agencies.

Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities in areas that support College programs.

The position is also responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of program activities that are funded by federal, state, and private funding agencies.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Researches and identifies new government, corporate, foundation and private funding prospects to match College priorities.
  • Generates high-quality proposals, narratives, applications and supporting documents in response to solicitations consistent with all policies and procedures of SUNY Empire State College, and the requirements and guidelines of the funding agencies.
  • Generates revenues for programs through timely submission of well-researched, well written and well-documented grant proposals.
  • Maintains primary responsibility for grant schedules and tracking grants.
  • Works with appropriate personnel to research, develop, write and submit letters of inquiry, concept papers and grant proposals.
  • Coordinates and follows-up on the progress of submitted proposals.
  • Coordinates with the Business Office to create expenditure and income budgets to accompany proposals.
  • Upgrade Grants Manual procedures and IRB in cooperation with the Director.
  • Develops and maintains a master file on pending grants and contracts.
  • Remains up to date on current issues relative to grant proposals.
  • Meets regularly with faculty/staff to discuss current and new funding needs.
  • Become cognizant of regulations & other matters of compliance with all grants including the GAN, FAQs, email, webinars and all other communiques from the Department of Education as they relate to the grants.
  • Inform staff and answer questions regarding allowability of proposed expenditures related to all specific grants.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information exposed to in the course of business regarding students, supervisors or other employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Grant writing experience, preferably with an education focus
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes
  • Proficiency in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data
  • Excellent Computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel), and database management skills
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively and independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • 3 to 5 years of experience as a successful grant writer
  • Previous grant budget development and management
  • A proven record of securing major grants with certifiable references
  • Knowledge of grant application process, scoring criteria and funding cycles
  • Previous federal grant application, submission, approval and management of funds

Special Information:

  • May involve occasional travel
  • VISA sponsorship is not available

Additional Information:

Rank/Salary:  E.2/$50,000

RF SUNY Title: Sponsored Programs Assistant II

Applications Due By:  Applications accepted until position is filled.

 

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. Rev: June 16, 2016

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation for the State University of New York are not State employees, do not participate in any State retirement system, and do not receive New York State fringe benefits. The Research Foundation for the State University of New York operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated State funding. The Research Foundation for the State University of New York is a 501(c)3 and maintains independent salary, benefits and retirement plans. http://www.rfsuny.org/

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT http://www.esc.edu/safety-security

Application Instructions:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit the following documents, which are required for consideration by clicking on the APPLY NOW button :

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Name and contact information of three references

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