This position is a key revenue generating position responsible for identifying and securing gifts from public and private institutions in support of the university's strategic goals. The primary job function is pre-award proposal development, including budget creation, for government, corporate, foundation, and other funding sources. The position also provides briefings for the Vice President of Institutional Advancement and the President and researches new sources of government, corporate and foundation funding.
This position is part of the Institutional Advancement team dedicated to strengthening Hamline's fundraising efforts, visibility, and engagement with alumni, donors, and friends of the University. The position is an active member of, and supports the efforts of, Hamline's Sponsored Programs Office. Additionally, the position often coordinates compliance and research administration efforts for the University.
Bachelor's degree required
Minimum of 4 years' direct experience in grant writing and management
Knowledge of Google Drive, Microsoft Office products and willingness to learn and be an efficient user of Hamline's enterprise systems and Sponsored Programs Office systems.
Ability to work some nights and weekends
Ability to work both independently, as well as collaboratively and manage the complexities of developing, submitting and tracking grants in conjunction with others across campus
Must have the ability to make a persuasive verbal and written case for supporting key programs and projects, and effectively match the interests of prospective corporate and foundation donors.
Creativity and innovation in teaching and learning are the hallmark of Hamline University, home to more than 5,000 undergraduate, graduate, and law students. At Hamline, students collaborate with professors invested in their success. They are challenged in and out of the classroom to create and apply knowledge in local and global contexts, while cultivating an ethic of civic responsibility, social... justice, and inclusive leadership and service. Hamline is the top-ranked university of its class in Minnesota, according to U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges". Founded in 1854, Hamline also is Minnesotas first university and among the first coeducational institutions in the nation. Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Hamline is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers courses and degree programs in Saint Paul and Minneapolis.