Work Schedule:Monday - Friday: 8AM to 5PM (Occasional Evenings and Weekends)
First Review Deadline:This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 24, 2019.
About the Position:
Grant Development Officer is responsible for preparing, submitting, and reviewing extramural grant and contracts on behalf of faculty and staff at CSUSB. This position will communicate and interact with a diverse population of students, employees, and community constituents, and serve as one of the primary contacts for pre-award inquiries.
Current employees will be given preferred consideration.
Typical Activities Under general supervision of the Director for Sponsored Research and Programs, the Grant Development Officer works independently and in coordination with Deans, Department Chairs, faculty and staff of the university to identify and communicate sources of external funding, and to facilitate grant and contract submissions. Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Incumbent will conduct research to identify funding resources, and identify and match opportunities to faculty interests an assists faculty in the analysis of funding announcements to determine appropriateness of the application.
Will be active participant in grant team meetings that aim to develop comprehensive grant proposals.
Incumbent will regularly edit and review grant proposal narratives, budgets, draft supporting documents, letters of support and other materials related to grants and contracts during the pre-award process.
Will ensures compliance with funding guidelines and funding agency requirements for both public and private funders;
Assist Director with development of office policies and procedures
Incumbent will work in a collegial and supportive manner with the staff of the Office of Sponsored Programs Administration (post-award)
Incumbent will perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience:
A Bachelor's degree in humanities, social science or equivalent.
Equivalent to five (5) years of full-time, progressively responsible relevant experience in an institution of higher education or related industry. Demonstrated knowledge of grant budgeting practices, and of policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to grants.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Excellent writing skills
Attention to details
Ability and specialized skills to take the initiative to plan independently, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved; expertise in investigating and analyzing problems with a broad administrative impact and implications;
Ability to train others and provide work direction.
Interpret, and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures to develop conclusions and make recommendations;
Perform basic research and statistical analysis, analyze data and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Work requires regular participation in planning and development activities and, as required, independent determination of methods to meet programmatic or administrative goals relevant to the office.
Demonstrated ability to successfully submit federal grant proposals
Demonstrated ability to review and edit federal, state and other government and non governmental contracts
Effective interpersonal & human relations skills; particularly, a demonstrated ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds, and at varying organizational levels within the institution.
Ability to listen and develop information into grant proposals
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty in various disciplines
Ability to operate a personal computer, with various software programs (esp., Excel & Word)
Ability to develop project budgets complying with all agency, federal and University guidelines
Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
Ability to analyze grant guidelines and apply comprehensive knowledge of educational content to grant requirements (requires a strong attention to detail)
Ability to work on multiple high-stakes deadline-driven projects simultaneously
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Master's degree preferred.
Supplemental Information A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.