Grants Writer II-TLCTL - 991580



Position Overview:

Manages, develops, and writes institutional grant proposals to local, state, federal, private and corporate entities for the University. Facilitates, reviews, and edits grant proposals to local, state, federal, private and corporate entities. Develops, edits, and reviews grant budgets and budget justifications. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and university regulations. Conducts research on potential funding sources for the University using SPIN, grants.gov, and other searchable grant databases; maintains contact with external agencies. Conducts library and electronic research for grant proposals to be submitted to external agencies. Compiles data; inputs and retrieves data via computer; maintains funding opportunity databases, activity tracking system, and related confidential files. Works closely with faculty and staff in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals. Manages and interacts with campus constituencies involved in grant-funding activities. Must collaborate with various internal departments and divisions. Assists and facilitates grant-related events and workshops sponsored by the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs. Serves as an Office of Research & Sponsored Programs liaison to the University community in regard to grant seeking. Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of particular areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants. Prepares and processes letters and correspondence, presentation materials, and manuscripts for grant-funded projects for the University. Remains active in at least one grant-related professional organization. Serves on institution-wide, grant-related committees. Collaborates with faculty and staff on grant-related project activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Creates and structures grant funded programs for institution. Prepares and submits grant applications and proposals for the organization for existing or proposed projects, including writing or amending program descriptions and compiling required data. Identifies potential funding and grant sources for current programs and provides proposals for funding for emerging issues. Develops budgets and justifications for new proposals and renewals of grants. Initiates and maintains communication with relevant agencies. Examines literature dealing with funds available through grants from governmental agencies and private foundations to determine feasibility of developing programs to supplement budget. Manages evaluation and monitoring of grant-funded programs or writes evaluation of program. Serves as the Grants Coordinators backup as needed by acting as the point of contact for all aspects of intramural grant funding through the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs including review, routing, approval, and submission of all external grant applications.

Experience Required:

Requires a university degree in field and relevant experience in the chosen field or 4+ years of equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

Experience Preferred:

Experience using SPIN, Grants.gov, and other searchable grant databases. Experience using Cayuse Proposals (S2S). CRA or CPRA certification.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge of federal grant guidelines. Writing and research skills. Written and verbal communication skills. Ability to listen and develop information into grant proposals. Ability to codify ideas into coherently written text. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff in various disciplines. Ability to operate personal computer, with various software programs. Ability to work independently and manage time effectively. Ability to pay attention to detail and maintain accurate records. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Physical Demands:
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Experience Required:

Requires a university degree in field and relevant experience in the chosen field or 4+ years of equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

Experience Preferred:

Experience using SPIN, Grants.gov, and other searchable grant databases. Experience using Cayuse Proposals (S2S). CRA or CPRA certification.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge of federal grant guidelines. Writing and research skills. Written and verbal communication skills. Ability to listen and develop information into grant proposals. Ability to codify ideas into coherently written text. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff in various disciplines. Ability to operate personal computer, with various software programs. Ability to work independently and manage time effectively. Ability to pay attention to detail and maintain accurate records. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Physical Demands:
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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