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Associate Director, Grants at New York Institute of Technology

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Jonesboro, Arkansas

Job Description:


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and medicine. A non-profit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 9,000 students worldwide.

Since 1955, NYIT has pursued its mission to: provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world.

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* Prospecting/writing/administering grants specifically for local, state and government programmatic grants, (including some private or corporate foundations as directed and approved by the dean

* Conduct research on prospective government/programmatic grants and institutional funders, and monitor overall grant trends

* Cultivate prospective institutional funders through letters of inquiry and phone calls

* Conduct application research to prepare targeted approaches and estimate time allocation

* Develop funding concepts by interacting with program staff, publications, and experts in the field

* Write and edit grant applications, proposals, and reports in collaboration with appropriate staff, including the Senior Director of Grants and Publications

* Work with college leadership to address organizational grant funding priorities and fundable projects

* Assist in the development of program plans and proposal budgets related to applications

* Coordinate ongoing distribution of materials to funders

* Meet with foundation program officers and other external representatives as required

* Supervise the process to coordinate with NYITCOM at A-State/NYIT about grants, commitments and timelines

* Maintain departmental/college grants management files and associated records

* Maintain grant and progress report submissions in collaboration with NYIT Grant s and Finance Office

* Maintain a college-wide grants deadline and report calendar


* Bachelor s Degree Required

* Master s Degree preferred

* 3-5 years of professional grant writing experiences

* Ability plan work efficiently to meet the departmental budgets, goals and objectives

* Strong written communication skills: ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive proposals

* Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for prospect research.

* Strong contributor in team environments.

* Experience in grants management, grant research, and grant writing

* Documented success in fund development and grants management

* Documented success in fund development and grants management

* Ability work collaboratively, including problem solving skills to resolve issues

* Strong professionalism with the ability to function efficiently in a busy environment

* Expected to work independently and/or as a team member with initiative, motivation, flexibility, organization and attention to the details and deadlines of projects and tasks

* Ability to manage multiple projects

Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration

NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity