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[Met-jobs] Vacancy - Grant writer

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Sun, 6 Oct 2013 18:57:17 +0000

I am told that meteorology will place a major role in this work.
Roger Brugge
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Division of Global Initiatives

Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL

Grant Writer - Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Under general direction, facilitates research, development, 
review, writing, and editing of grant and contract proposals; conducts basic 
research for potential funding sources and maintains databases; supports 
faculty and administration in developing proposals.

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: May include any and/or all of 
the following:

1.      Writes, reviews, and edits contract and grant proposals; conducts 
library and electronic research; compiles data; inputs and retrieves data via 
computer.

2.      Conducts research on potential funding sources; maintains contact with 
external agencies.

3.      Works closely with faculty and staff in developing and transforming 
ideas into grant proposals; interacts with campus constituencies involved in 
grant-funding activities; serves as departmental liaison to University grants 
administration.

4.      Maintains comprehensive knowledge of particular areas involved in 
identifying and soliciting grants; may collaborate with various internal 
departments.

5.      May coordinate project activities; prepares and processes letters and 
correspondence, presentation materials, and manuscripts; maintains funding 
opportunity databases, activity tracking system, and related confidential files.

6.      Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:


  *
Knowledge of federal contract guidelines (writing technical and cost proposals)
  *
Knowledge of federal grant guidelines and writing grant proposals
  *
Writing and research skills
  *
Written and verbal communication skills
  *
Interpersonal/human relations skills
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Ability to listen and develop information into grant and contract proposals
  *
Ability to codify ideas into coherently written text
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Ability to work collaboratively with faculty in various disciplines
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Ability to operate personal computer, with various software programs
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Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
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Ability to pay attention to detail and maintain accurate records
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Ability to maintain confidentiality
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SALARY: Education and experience equivalent to MS or 
PhD degree supplemented with significant experience in scientific contract and 
grant writing. A PhD degree will receive preferential consideration. Salary is 
nationally competitive with major consideration for successful grant and 
contract writing experience. Job will be probationary for the first year, and 
employment continuation will be based on performance and availability of funds.
HOW TO APPLY: Please send electronically an application letter, detailed 
curriculum vitae outlining how qualifications and experience align with job 
requirements, and a list of 3 referees to Dr. Nosa O. Egiebor, Vice President, 
Division of Global Initiatives, Tuskegee University at 
egiebor@mytu.tuskegee.edu<mailto:egiebor@mytu.tuskegee.edu>.




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