Development Officer and Grants Manager

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Development Officer and Grants Manager


The function of the Development Officer and Grants Manager is to gather documentation and fulfill the necessary requirements of various funding bodies to formally seek grant and foundation funding on behalf of the University. They will serve as the manager of grants in which faculty and staff apply to ensure the proposal matches with our non-profit institution. They must also be an astute write who knows how to properly appeal to the funding organizations boards.

Additionally, the Development Officer and Grants Manager will assist with various aspects of fundraising, campaigns, and events within the institutional Advancement office. They will focus on the cultivation of constituent relationships, solicitation and retention of donors, and the identification and solicitation of new donors.

This position will remain open until filled.


• Bachelor’s degree
• Three (3) years of grant and/or contract writing experience
• Preferred knowledge of non-profit fundraising or fundraising in higher education


Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page electronically to [email protected] Attn: Development Officer and Grants Manager


Working at Tusculum University

At Tennessee’s first college, join students from across the country and across the world who’ve come together  to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

Our unique Civic Arts focus takes the liberal arts a step further in a nationally recognized approach to educating individuals of integrity and ideals.

wide range of majors – from museum studies to nursing – are combined with service learning and travel opportunities, an Honors Program and a Bonner Leaders Program.

Plus Tusculum offers scores of student-run clubs and projects to prepare you for anything!

If you’re seeking a smaller college away from urban stress and suburban sameness, Tusculum is the right size and in the right place. A small college like ours encourages you to be who you are and to try new things, knowing you’ll never be lost in the crowd. 

It’s easy to get involved at Tusculum. Organize campus events, become a resident assistant, direct a play, lead Freshman Orientation, hold an office in the Student Government Association, or join one of the many other clubs on campus.

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