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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 20, 2023

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Posting Number: SRGV6959
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: College of Health Professions
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
Responsible for the development, writing, and editing of assigned grant proposals and reports. Provides and coordinates assistance in identifying and developing funding sources to support existing and planned program activities.

Description of Duties:
• Researches and identifies, government, private, corporate and/or foundation funding prospects.
• Generates proposals and supporting documents following agency guidelines in response to requests for proposals or as part of solicitation strategy.
• Ensures the timely submission of grant proposals.
• Maintains and implements funding calendar activities, including cultivation activities.
• Edits reports for government, foundations and/or other funders.
• Acts as a liaison with program staff in different University departments.
• Identifies funding opportunities and new program areas to match institutional priorities, using research tools.
• Ensures that all proposals are compliant with university policy and collaborates with the Office of Sponsored Programs when appropriate.
• May engage with program officers at different organizations to solicit invitations to submit proposals.
• Assists in the planning and development of special projects associated with grant submissions.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in English, Communication, or related field from an accredited university.

Preferred Education:


Required Experience:
Three (3) years of related work experience with a proven track record in grant writing and program development.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in higher education setting.

Standard office equipment.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; ability to work weekends and/or evenings as needed; regular travel is required within the Lower Rio Grande Valley and occasional out of town travel.

Demonstrated ability to work successfully in diverse settings;; demonstrated grant research skills, excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; excellent command of the English language; a willingness to think critically and act independently in those tasks delegated to their care; proficiency in computer applications, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat .

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 08/14/2023
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the VP of HR & Talent Development .

To apply, visit jeid-f98d47b25cad304d869ccbfd829ce5e6

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