Grant Writer
Metropolitan State University of Denver - Denver, CO
This position exists to support the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs in the preparation of proposals, grant applications and administrative work involved in identifying, developing and responding to public grant opportunities in all academic areas.

Duties/Responsibilities
40% Generates proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations and/or in collaboration with development officers. 20% In cooperation with research staff, faculty and staff, and development officers; identifies federal and public funding prospects and adherence to deadlines. Works closely with faculty and staff in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals; interacts with campus constituencies involved in grant-funding activities. 25% Collaborates with research staff engaged by OSRP for specific writing assignments. 10% Interacts with Business Development Specialist to identify and pursue specific contract opportunities. 5% Assists principal investigators and development officers with technical reports to government, foundation and other funders, as needed, coordination of tracking system and maintaining confidential files as needed, and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
1) Bachelor’s degree; 2) minimum of three years of direct and applicable experience ; 3) must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; 4) be proficient in research, interpreting and analyzing diverse data; 5) possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals; 6) experience in facilitating, reviewing and editing grant proposals; 7) inputs and retrieves data via computer; 8) ability to maintain comprehensive knowledge of particular areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants, may collaborate with various internal departments; 9) ability to coordinate project activities; 10) prepare and process letters, correspondence, and presentation materials. 11) Knowledge of program evaluation, and 12) Demonstrated experience in securing new transactional funding in excess of $100,000.

Preferred Qualifications
1) Knowledge of federal grant guidelines; 2) Experience in Higher Education. 3) Ability to pay attention to details and maintain accurate records. 4) Ability to maintain confidentiality. 5) Familiarity with the Community of Science ( COS )/ PIVOT funding database. 6) Familiarity with contract cost proposals. 7) Advanced studies in writing, communications and non-profit management.

Posting date
01/30/2013

Closing date
03/01/2013

Closing Instructions
Close on Closing Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

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