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Proposal Development Specialist or Senior Proposal Development Specialist

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 9, 2023

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University of Idaho

Proposal Development Specialist or Senior Proposal Development Specialist


Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Research

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

FTE: 1.0

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Office of Research and Faculty Development is seeking one Proposal Development Specialist position or one Senior Proposal Development Specialist position.

Both the Proposal Development Specialist and the Senior Proposal Development Specialist work within a team-based environment to support the university's strategic initiatives to grow research, scholarship, and creative activities across all disciplines. These positions provide grant-related consultation and proposal development support to faculty and staff in departments, centers, and offices throughout the University of Idaho.
These positions will perform proposal, research, and faculty development activities that facilitate both individual faculty members and research teams to become more competitive in securing external funding, while providing detailed proposal development assistance throughout all stages of proposal conceptual development and refinement.

The Senior Proposal Development Specialist has a particular focus working with the Director of Research and Faculty Development to strategically identify and provide assistance in the development of large scale, multidisciplinary, and/or multi-investigator federal proposals and projects of university strategic importance.

Successful applicant will be hired at the level for which they are qualified.

Salary Range depending on education and experience:

  • Proposal Development Specialist - $50,000 or higher DOE
  • Senior Proposal Development Specialist - $60,000 or higher DOE





Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
Proposal Development Specialist
  • Three years of experience in research development, research administration, communications or as a writer, editor, or researcher
  • Editing and writing business correspondence using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials.
  • Experience working both independently and in teams.
  • Handling a variety of projects simultaneously that require a high degree of attention to administrative details.
  • Demonstrated experience using computer software and applications for word processing, email, internet searches, and data organization.




Senior Proposal Development Specialist
  • Five years of experience in research development, research administration, communications or as a writer, editor, or researcher
  • Editing and writing business correspondence using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials.
  • Experience working both independently and in teams.
  • Handling a variety of projects simultaneously that require a high degree of attention to administrative details.
  • Demonstrated experience using computer software and applications for word processing, email, internet searches, and data organization.



Preferred Qualifications:
Proposal Development Specialist and Senior Proposal Development Specialist:
  • Masters or Doctoral Degree
  • Broad understanding of college/university research activities
  • Working knowledge of federal granting agencies
  • Experience in developing and deliver presentations
  • Experience reviewing and editing documents for clarity, tone, and responsiveness to instructions
  • Experience using funding databases
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain professional relationships.



Senior Proposal Development Specialist
  • Group facilitation experience/training
  • Team science experience/training
  • Certification in project management


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:



Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: SP004185P

Posting Date: 11/08/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Please address all the minimum requirements in the Letter of Qualification. Preferential review of applicants to begin on November 27, 2023.

If you would like a full copy of the job description for this position, please contact Kathleen Skovgard at kskovgard@uidaho.edu.



Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



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