Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Fri Sep 27 2019 Job Description:
The Pre-Award Grant Support Specialist is responsible for assisting the University's faculty in their efforts to secure externally funded sponsored programs through prospect research, faculty engagement, writing and editing grant proposals, creating budgets and preparation for compliance management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identifies promising funding opportunities aligned with the University mission and faculty research.
Experience with federal grants.
Delivers trainings and outreach to faculty, fostering a campus culture of sponsored research.
Provides professional mentoring and guidance to faculty, including project design assistance, development of proposal budgets, and writing and editing support.
Oversees final submission of proposals, which includes reviewing proposals to ensure they are in compliance with external and university guidelines, securing internal approval for proposals, and submitting proposals.
Serves as the primary contact between funding agencies and the University.
Assists in the development and coordination of university-wide and multi-university proposals.
Administers the development and implementation of research policies and procedures.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As assigned by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs or Dean of Undergraduate Studies.
A Bachelor's degree is required for this position, and a graduate degree is preferred.
The position requires three to five years' experience in university/corporate/foundation relations or related fundraising/grant writing work, and the ability to apply that experience to a liberal arts institution with a significant portfolio of professional programs.
The successful candidate will have experience with Research Enterprise Systems as well as federal and affiliate agencies.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, possess excellent written communication skills, and have a strong track record of writing grants that lead to positive outcomes.
Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:
health and dental coverage
tuition benefits and more
Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is a private, coeducational university offering a comprehensive and innovative liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. We empower students to explore their talents through our diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.