Development Officer IV (Foundation/Grant Writer)
Posting Number: 0601035
Job Title: Development Officer IV (Foundation/Grant Writer)
Position Type: Internal Postings Only
Duration of Position: Full Time
Work Location: San Antonio, TX
Department: Office of University Advancement
Pay Rate: $50,162 - $73,000 depending on qualifications and experience
Job Summary/Basic Function: This position is responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects.
Work Hours: Typically work Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May be required to work beyond normal office hours and weekends.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
- Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position.
- The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
- If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
- Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Posting Date: 06-14-2017
Closing Date: 06-20-2017
Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51918
Percent of total time: Responsibility / Duty: Is this function essential? 35
Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources. Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants. Provide stewardship to current donors, including work with Vice President for University Advancement to provide regular written updates (newsletters, etc.) to corporate and foundation donors.
Make appointments for VP for University Advancement with foundation officers and other prospects, arrange for onsite tours for supporters (foundation officers, foundation trustees). Work with Vice President for University Advancement to provide development input for all written institutional materials (including Annual Report, Alumni magazine). Assist with fundraising projects as requested. Understanding of institutional history and programs.
Work with business office to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs. Comply with all grants reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors. Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting. Track statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship (visitor number and diversity, educational program attendance, etc.).
Performs other duties as assigned.
Necessary Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in applicable field.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree
Necessary Qualifications: Five years of related experience in development. Experience working in deadline-driven environments. Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Other Qualifications for Posting: Knowledge of database and spreadsheet applications. Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals. Strong editing skills. Attention to detail. Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies. Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research. Strong contributor in team environments.
Ability to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines. Ability to monitor and meet income goals. Ability to meet deadlines. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Physical Requirements - None
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.