Master’s degree or higher
5-7 years of grant writing experience
Experience with software packages including but not limited to: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, webpage editing, on-line research resources
Proven track record of successful grant acquisition working with diverse organizations and institutions in collaborative project-based environments
Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision and on multiple projects simultaneously
Strong verbal, written and editing skills with the utmost attention to detail
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty and the general public
Strong analytical and decision making skills.
Selected candidates will need to successfully complete a criminal background check prior to the first day of work.
Knowledge of & demonstrable experience in all facets of the position as described in the responsibilities of the job description.
•This individual will serve as the Grant Writer/External Funding Researcher for the college. The Grant Writer will submit proposals and reports as required and be the resource developer for internal/external documents with priority importance to the goals and mission of the College.
•Work with appropriate faculty, staff and administration to analyze, develop, write, and submit successful applications/proposals, including necessary support documents that contribute to the goals and objectives of the college.
•Ensure that all grant applications, proposals, and requests for external support are: 1) accurate, 2) timely, 3) consistent with all Livingstone College policies and procedures, 4) consistent with the requirements and guidelines of funding agencies and 5) supportive of the College strategic plan, mission, and goals. Interprets and assist in writing company policies and government regulatory policies/procedures that affect payroll
•Works under the direction of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
•Develop summary documents detailing the positive/negative attributes of proposals for presentation to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
•Research, evaluate, and report on potential funding sources, to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement available from local/state/ federal agencies, private, and corporate foundations.
•Performs other tasks as assigned.
1. Applications must include a letter of interest, current resume, five professional references with full contact information, and your answers to the questions at:
2. Submit applications to: [email protected]
Institution’s Web Address: www.livingstone.edu