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Grant Writer (PART TIME)

Employer
Governors State University
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Type Civil Service Classification Title Grants and Contracts Associate Position's Functional Title Grant Writer (PART TIME) Position Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Position Summary
Governors State University is seeking to hire a PART TIME Grant Writer for the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research. As a member of GSU, the Grant Writer will work closely with our faculty and staff team on providing writing and editing services for STEM and Health Sciences grants. The successful candidate will effectively collaborate with academia and various funding institutions to effectively submit proposals and proactively source opportunities to participate in grant competitions and will report to the Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research. This position will serve as an expert resource on matters pertaining to grant writing within the OSPR and will compile, compose, and maintain supplemental materials for individual faculty proposal submissions including compelling statements of institutional facilities/resources/ capabilities, data management, broader impacts, and similar requirements. This is a half-time position.

Essential Responsibilities

20% Perform various exploratory, information gathering and research functions for large institutional proposals; this includes the ability to abstract research and data for inclusion in large institutional submissions.
20% Act as leverage to our faculty members to provide editing and writing support for funding opportunity proposals with agencies ( NSF, NIH, HRSA, SAMHSA and other funding agencies).

20% Organize and develop funding proposals including writing, editing, and comprehensive strategy development that incorporate GSU’s mission and strategic plan.

10% Teach, advise, and consult with faculty and staff to improve their grant writing and reporting technique and skills.

5% Proactively share suitable grant opportunities related to our faculty expertise and goals in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Health and Human Services.

5% Develop a yearly calendar of applications for grant opportunities that are applicable to STEM and Health Sciences.

10% Bring together teams of faculty and staff to brainstorm and develop proposal ideas suitable and competitive for GSU .

10% Provide grant writing training to the GSU faculty and staff community.

Other Responsibilities
· Demonstrates knowledge and good judgment in matters of college policy and procedures.

· Stays well informed regarding grant writing developments.

· Proactive Leader – Works well without close supervision and demonstrates initiative.

· Assists with questions and problems courteously and promptly.

Competencies
· Functions are completed in a timely manner and accurately, and in accordance with established policies and federal and state regulations.

· Effective working relations exist with university personnel.

· Maintain the University’s professional reputation.

Salary Range: $35,607.00 ( PART TIME POSITION )
(This is a non-unionized position. Salary starts at the base and is determined based on Education and Experience exceeding the minimum qualifications).

This position qualifies for an expansive suite of fringe benefits including, various insurance options, paid time off, retirement and investment options, and tuition waivers. Visit: https://www.govst.edu/benefits/ . Minimum Qualifications
REQUIRED : COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPTS, WHICH INCLUDES THE EARNED DEGREE AND CONFERRED DATE MUST BE ATTACHED FOR CONSIDERATION OF THIS POSITION (See “Special instructions to applicants” section below).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, English or a field related to the position.
  • Minimum of five (5) years in grant-writing experience in an academic setting with knowledge of federal grant guidelines.
  • Successful grant writing must be demonstrated through a portfolio of funded proposals.
THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION .

EXAM TYPE : CREDENTIAL ( YOU DO NOT HAVE TO COME IN FOR THIS EXAM )

For more details on this classification visit: www.sucss.illinois.gov Preferred Qualifications
Desired Education and Experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate clearly and concisely (written and verbal).
  • Experience and ability in technical writing (writing and editing technical documents).
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Science, Engineering, Computer Science, Health Sciences or related fields of studies.
  • Experience writing grants for Illinois grants is a plus.
  • Experience with NSF and NIH grant process and guidelines.
  • Ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively form close partnerships with our faculty team and government agencies.
Posting Date 06/17/2022 Closing Date 06/27/2022 Open Until Filled No Posting Number CS0667P Type of Search External Quicklink for Posting https://employment.govst.edu/postings/7177 Employee ID Department Special Instructions to Applicants
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENT :
For consideration, applicants are required to attach the following:

1: All College/University Transcripts.
2: Online Application – Must be fully completed, include all dates of employment, employment status (full-time or if part-time, include percentages), job duties and responsibilities (full details).
3: Cover Letter.
4: Resume.
5: A list of three Professional References.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT :
Illinois residency required within 180 days of the hire date.

CREDENTIAL ASSESSMENT EXAM DETAILS :
This vacancy involves a Credential Assessment Examination which consist of a review and rating of the applicants Education, Experience, Licenses, and other qualifications. Applicants are required to provide electronic documentation as listed above to verify that the minimum qualifications for this position has been met.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE POINTS :
Veterans may be eligible to receive additional points on a passing final examination score. To determine eligibility, submit one of the following documents to the Department of Human Resources:
1: Department of Defense – DD214/DD215
2: National Guard – NGB22 Form
3: Discharge Orders
4: Reserves – DD256 Discharge Certificate

Note: Must be received by the closing date of this posting. Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a resident of the State of Illinois?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Have you completed the entire application including beginning and end dates of employment, full time/part time status, and percentages?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Have you attached a copy of your college/university transcript which verifies your earned degree and conferred date?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Three Professional References
  4. College/University Transcripts
  5. Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran’s/Military Preference Points Documentation
  2. Certification/Professional License
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Other
  5. Other2
  6. Other3


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