Grants Writer

Edmond, OK
Apr 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

College Information:
Position Summary:

Creates and structures grant funded programs for institution. Prepares and submits grant applications and proposals for the organization for existing or proposed projects; including writing or amending program descriptions and compiling required data. Identifies potential funding and grant sources for current programs and provides proposals for funding for emerging issues. Develops budgets and justifications for new proposals and renewals of grants. Initiates and maintains communication with relevant agencies. Examines literature dealing with funds available through grants from governmental agencies and private foundations to determine feasibility of developing programs to supplement budget. Coordinates evaluation and monitoring of grant-funded programs, or write evaluation of program.

Posting Number: RE00827
Job Type: Full-Time
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Coordinates, develops, and writes institutional grant proposals to local, state, federal, private and corporate entities for the University.

Facilitates, reviews, and edits grant proposals to local, state, federal, private and corporate entities.

Develops, edits, and reviews grant budgets and budget justifications. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and university regulations.

Conducts research on potential funding sources for the University using COS Pivot,, and other searchable grant databases; maintains contact with external agencies.

Conducts library and electronic research for grant proposals to be submitted to external agencies.

Compiles data; inputs and retrieves data via computer; maintains funding opportunity databases, activity tracking system, and related confidential files.

Coordinates and works closely with faculty and staff in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals.

Coordinates and interacts with campus constituencies involved in grant-funding activities. Must collaborate with various internal departments and divisions.

Assists and facilitates grant-related events and workshops sponsored by the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs.

Serves as an Office of Research & Sponsored Programs liaison to the University community in regards to grantsmanship.

Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of particular areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants.

Prepares and processes letters and correspondence, presentation materials, and manuscripts for grant-funded projects for the University.

Remains active in at least one grant-related professional organization.
Serves on institution-wide, grant-related committees.

Coordinates grant-related project activities.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Salary: $20.66 per hour ($42,981 annually)
Desired Start Date: 07/10/2017
EEO Statement:

The University of Central Oklahoma (University) is committed to an inclusive educational and employment environment that provides equal opportunity and access to all qualified persons. The University will continue its policy of fair and equal employment and educational practices without discrimination harassment because of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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