Grant Writer, Office of Academic Affairs

Purdue University Northwest
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 16, 2023

Overview of Grant Writer

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) seeks a Grant Writer for the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) to assist in the University's efforts to promote and increase external research and program funding. This position is a full-time position and reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Commercialization and Research.

Duties and Responsibilities of Grant Writer
  • Research, develop, write, and copy edit competitive, technical/ non-technical external grant proposals/applications
  • Facilitate timely submission of grant proposals through ORSP
  • Maintain current knowledge of federal/state/foundation rules & regulations and also terms & conditions of the grants
  • Assist with all aspects of development and packaging of grant proposals to external funding agencies through interpreting and ensuring compliance with RFP/RFA requirements and guidelines
  • Prepare and submit reports to sponsors
Benefits of Grant Writer
  • Full benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Retirement, Life Insurance and more
  • Accrue 15 days’ vacation your first year, then 22 days’ vacation your 2nd year plus rollover
  • University contribution of 10% to retirement (3 year waiting period)
  • University contributions to Health Savings Account –
    • Plus a chance to earn more through participating in University Wellness Initiatives
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Employee Wellness Programs
  • Paid Parental Leave after one year of service
  • Tuition remission for you, your spouse and dependent children at any Purdue campus
For more information on our excellent benefit package, please visit:

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. We offer two campuses serving approximately 8,800 undergraduate and graduate students. At PNW, we value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. You can have all the perks of a world-class city just a short drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away .

Education of Grant Writer
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree
Experience of Grant Writer
  • Minimum 2 years of multidisciplinary grant writing experience and track record with state, federal and foundation grants
Core Competencies of Grant Writer
  • Knowledge of using grant searching database and electronic research administration portals (Grants.Gov; Research.Gov)
  • Experience with MS Office suite and Adobe applications
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