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Grants Writer

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Grants Writer

Posted: 04/15/2021


Tusculum University is seeking a professional level grant writer. Must have prior grant writing experience. Preference given to those with higher education grant writing experience, and a bachelor’s degree required.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by 5:00 p.m. May 28, 2021. Materials received after this date and time will not be accepted.


Candidates must support the University’s mission, strategic plan, goals, and objectives of the University and its community. Initiates, facilitates, coordinates and stewards relationships with private foundations at the national and regional level to maximize the philanthropic giving in support of institutional priorities. Reports to the Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement. The successful candidate must be highly organized and will utilize superior communication skills and creativity in executing campus-wide strategies for seeking grant funding from companies and foundations in support of the mission of Tusculum University. Must be a self-motivated leader with an impeccable work ethic who is able to effectively translate the priorities of campus stakeholders into timely and successful grant proposals. The candidate must be willing to work in a team environment in the Office of Institutional Advancement, supporting and assisting with the efforts of the department.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary, (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to [email protected] Attn: Grants Writer




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Posted: 5/21/2019
Application Due: 6/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time