GRANT DEVELOPER AND WRITER
PACIFIC WOMENS COLLEGE, an LDS values-based college for women is looking for two innovative, take charge, team-oriented, technology savy individuals to develop and write effective grant materials and proposals on behalf of Pacific Womens College programs.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
· Develop and write effective grant materials, proposals, case statements, conceptual plans, letters of inquiry, support and acknowledgement letters, progress reports, and other related communications;
· Research, compile and disseminate information about federal, state, local and private funding opportunities;
· Articulate measurable goals and objectives and periodically report on key performance indicators;
· Develop appropriate systems for tracking grant applications, success rates, implementation and outcomes;
· Systematically evaluate processes and procedures and automate functions where possible;
· Create customized budgets, develop project summaries and final reports;
· Coordinate proposals with appropriate personnel and departments;
· Create, conduct, coordinate, and facilitate proposal development workshops; develop resource guides for internal use;
· Maintain relationships with community, corporate, and other partners for the College.
· Communicate the College’s achievements internally and externally to potential funders using a variety of means and media;
· Collaborate with the Finance and Administration office on budgets, spending, pre- and post-award activities;
· Develop internal policies, structures, systems, and procedures;
· Ensure compliance and timely submission of materials to internal and external groups;
· Negotiate contracts with consultants and sub-contractors;
· Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public administration, journalism, English or related field required, or five years of well documented successful grant writing experience. Minimum three (3) years of grant writing and management experience or equivalent relevant experience required. Must be able to write with excellence and persuasion. All applicants must submit a sample grant application or writing sample where they were the sole or first author. High level of editing skills required.
Familiarity with the college mission and higher education are desirable.
Skills & Abilities:
· Experience in grant/proposal writing with a record of success in securing gifts from state, federal and private sources;
· Ability to write persuasively;
· Ability to synthesize complex ideas into coherent, compelling grant proposals;
· Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills;
· Strong interpersonal, oral, and communication skills;
· Ability to work independently and in a collaborative decision-making environment;
· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities;
· Demonstrated willingness to learn and receive constructive feedback;
· Ability to work in a high-performing environment;
· Ability to work with diverse groups;
· Proficiency with Microsoft Office;
· Proficiency and knowledge of state and federal, grant inquiry and submission processes;
· Creative and professional self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit;
· Attentive to detail committed to high standards.
These are part-time, commission-based, independent contract positions which may become full-time permanent positions within 2 years.
DEADLINE: 2/15/2014 or thereafter until filled. Individuals invited for interview will be expected to provide references. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts and/or certifications.