GRANT WRITER LEAD - CAFNR Grants Office (Dual Posted with SR GRANT WRITER JOB ID 41743) Location:
Columbia Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
Dean of Agriculture
(Dual posted with JOB ID 41743 - Dually posted position, only one position will be filled.)
The Lead Grant Writer assists and encourages faculty in securing extramural research funding, much of which is for interdisciplinary project teams and multiple investigators; facilitates inter-college/university partnerships related to grant proposal development; leads divisional grantsmanship training for faculty, staff and students; engages in appropriate professional development opportunities; and locates and circulates research funding opportunities. Individual must be comfortable working in an environment that is deadline-driven with a high volume of proposals to process periodically and possess good communication skills.
- Lead and coordinate the roles of multiple investigators and administrative leaders in the preparation of larger, interdisciplinary external and internal grant proposals often involving multiple departments, schools or colleges, and (quite often) investigators from off campus.
- Assist junior faculty in learning the grant process and grantsmanship, and help them secure funding to establish and grow their research programs.
- Initiate, attend and contribute to planning meetings, budget construction, writing, editing, final preparation, and coordination of applications to federal, state, corporate and foundation sponsors.
- Obtain and interpret grant proposal guidelines and requirements as determined by agency publications and regulations.
- Compile and prepare materials and information to comply with sponsor requirements.
- Provide detailed critiques of draft documents, identifying missing information and potential problem areas, and work with investigators to strengthen and complete the applications.
- Provide editorial services and advise investigators concerning form, style and format of proposal materials.
Work with the other members of the CAFNR Research Team to organize and present grants training for CAFNR faculty, staff, and students.
- Work with the other members of the CAFNR Grants Office to provide policy and practical guidance to the Associate Dean for Research.
- Network with other grant personnel across campus for awareness of grant-related resources, issues, policies, potential collaborators, and grant opportunities.
- Promote cooperation between campus centers and departments, and develop teams involving multiple divisions and other campus departments and organizations.
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Salary Range: $53,600 - $75,000/ yeR
Grade: GGS-011University Title: GRANT WRITER LEADInternal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday
Option to work remotely one day per week after 6 months.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience, and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Bachelor's degree with prior experience developing proposals, preparing/submitting grant applications from federal agencies.
Application, resume, and cover letter.
Columbia Missouri Information
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This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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