Grants, Research and Sponsored Programs
This is an interim position to be filled by a UW-Platteville academic staff or faculty member. The position will begin in August 2013 and it is expected that this person will serve in this capacity for the fall 2013 semester. Arrangements will be made with the home department of the successful candidate so that the candidate's responsibilities will be covered.
Manage all aspects of the Grant writing unit under the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. This office provides services for sponsored project submissions and funds, ensuring compliance with federal, state and local government, sponsor and UW-Platteville regulations and policies. This includes developing and administering policies and procedures to ensure grant submissions to federal, state and non-profit agencies, monitoring the grant writing process and status of grants, preparing recurring and special reports and analyses on grants, developing and delivering training to office employees and to the campus community regarding grants.
- Master's degree in a related field;
- Experience in grant management and grant authorship;
- Strong writing and editing experience along with effective oral and interpersonal communication skills;
- Proficiency working with spreadsheets, developing business plans, and cash flow analyses;
- Ability to work independently and with others from various backgrounds;
- Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel;
- Ability to design and implement departmental policies and procedures; and
- Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
- Demonstrated record of successful grants written to and received from local, state, federal and/or private foundations that applicant was primarily responsible for submitting;
- Supervisory experience;
- Knowledge of government regulations and principles applicable to grants and contracts;
- Knowledge of industry standard software packages, particularly Cayuse grant writing and marketing software;
- Experience in developing and maintaining relationships with state and federal agencies, private foundations, and experience with their funding and research programs;
- Ability to monitor state, federal and/or private foundation grant solicitations that match University priority project funding needs; and
- Ability to analyze and interpret complex awards and other documents.
Responsible for developing approaches to seek out and assist researchers in obtaining research grant funding. Responsibilities include maintaining an inventory of research grant sources and faculty interests, apprising potentially successful grant applicants of grant opportunities, assisting principal investigators with grant applications or with interpreting contract and grant terms for their legal and fiscal implications, acting as a liaison between principal investigators and the funding source and coordinating the administration of grant funds.
- Post-award administration of grants and contracts;
- Quality control of the work output of the department by establishing and enforcing standard operating procedures;
- Assist faculty and staff with proposal writing, editing, budgeting and supporting documentation;
- Develop and oversee an evolving grant writing operation;
- Manage the department's budget, resources and work production;
- Manage and/or supervise multiple staff members including but not limited to students and LTEs;
- Other duties as assigned.
Current UW-Platteville academic staff or faculty members may submit a cover letter; CV; contact information for three professional references; and a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization.
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To ensure full consideration, application materials must be submitted by Friday, August 2, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Only complete applications submitted by current UW-Platteville academic staff or faculty members via the online application system will be considered.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Applicants must be current UW-Platteville academic staff or faculty members.
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