Interim Grant Writer
Interim Grant Writer
This position is to work with members of the faculty and staff inpreparing grant proposals to external agencies. The individual is expected to meet with members of the faculty andmembers of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to identifyappropriate funding agencies that offer a good probability of funding successthat are targeted to a faculty member’s proposed project and expertise. The Grant Writer is to work with the facultymember in reviewing drafts of proposals and improving the presentation in linewith agency requirements. The GrantWriter is to help make the proposal a compelling document, absent ofgrammatical or formatting errors, with a clear explanation of the importance ofthe project, the project plan, and the value to the agency.
The Grant Writer will also prepare and review other documents andreports from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree in field with technical writing training such as English, Social Sciences, Engineering or other Sciences required
- Must provide high-quality writing samples (not necessarily grant proposals)
- Excellent writing skills
- Ability to work with diverse faculty members in a professional and supportive manner under time pressure
- Ability to work independently
Communication and other skills preferred:
- Expertise and experience in biological or medical sciences preferred
- Experience in grant writing or related writing profession preferred
- Demonstrated presentation skills and experience
- Proficient in software programs for technical document and presentation
- Proficient in using on-line programs for grant submission
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.