Responsible for researching potential funders, identifying grant opportunities, and developing grant proposals. Collaborates with faculty, administrators, and staff in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals. Writes and edits grant proposals and applications; coordinates with external funders and funding agencies; and assists in monitoring grant-funded projects.
Develops, designs, writes, and edits concept papers, letters of interest, abstracts, and grant proposals; supports faculty, administrators and staff in the planning and development of proposals.
Actively engages in funder/prospect research by identifying potential funding sources; maintains database of funders, opportunities, awards, and organizational information boilerplate language; recommends potential funders and solicitation strategies to Director.
Reads proposal guidelines and collects, composes, and/or prepares components of proposal submissions, including project narratives/technical proposals, budget/cost proposals, financial documentation, and other supporting documentation in a timely manner to meet grant application deadlines.
Manages proposal development timelines, ensuring appropriate reviews and approvals of proposal materials are secured and that submissions occur by the application deadlines.
Provides information and technical assistance to faculty and other administrators with funding opportunities for program, projects, and initiatives that support the College’s mission, vision, and Strategic Plan; maintains and updates grants calendar.
Assists with the transition of awarded projects from Pre-award to Post-award in an organized and collaborative process; coordinates and compiles necessary documents to efficiently close-out grant programs.
Coordinates the monthly review and assessment of progress towards financial and programmatic goals and objectives with Project Directors.
Performs administrative activities for Grants Office, including but not limited to, producing reports, drafting correspondence, updating grants calendar and webpage, updating grants procedures manual, and assisting with Resource for Excellence grant program administration.
Monitors online publications for changes in legislative, regulation, and other issues affecting higher educational institutions and grant funding opportunities.
Performs other duties as assigned.