Director of Grants and Foundation Relations
Applications are no longer being accepted for this position. For current opportunities, please visit www.carthage.edu/careers
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Carthage College seeks a Director of Grants and Foundation Relations to provide a full range of proposal development and post-award services to faculty across the college. The successful candidate will have experience in:
- Identifying and pursuing sponsored research opportunities from federal, foundation, and corporate sources including both large and small grants across a range of disciplines
- Developing and managing proposal budgets
- Stewardship of the submission and post-award processes including tracking, execution and compliance reporting
The DGFR is expected to serve as institutional liaison to funding agencies, to negotiate terms of awards, and to work with faculty colleagues to build a culture of active grantsmanship through the development of training opportunities for campus constituents. Further, the DGFR is expected to actively build relationships with local, regional and federal funding agencies.
- Demonstrated skills in proposal development, submission and budget management
- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
- Demonstrated analytical and research skills
- Facility with data management tools and with data-based decision making, to include experience with database software
- Significant experience in grants management and administration preferably in a higher education setting
- Bachelor’s Degree
Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2500 full-time students, and 900 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners, and to lead meaningful, productive lives.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. For full consideration, application materials should be received by June 23, 2014.
Carthage College values the diversity of its campus community and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.