Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Directors, the Grant Writer is a member of CSUN ARCS management team. The person is responsible for ensuring the financial sustainability of ARCS primarily by supporting the Directors in solicitation efforts working with CSUN internal stakeholders (students, professors, administrators) and external stakeholders (industry, government, community, NGOs). The person monitors relevant federal, state, and local legislation to identify potential sources of funding. Sustainability essentially involves developing and implementing fundraising and other advancement activities aimed at public and private agencies and donors or donor prospects. The person prepares, or causes to have prepared, content, and materials needed for proposals to funding agencies, donors, and donor prospects as well as developing gift recognition and acknowledgment materials, appeal letters, etc. The person works with ARCS faculty researchers to ensure that external collaborators are involved and active in all resource development efforts. The person works with volunteer and staff committees and task forces to help create an environment that encourages strong support for the Center. The person assists the Directors in compiling reports, and they hire, train, and supervise direct reports and perform other duties as assigned.
BS/BA degree but advanced degrees at MS/PhD levels are preferred or equivalent work experience; and at least 2 years of experience in proposals writing and in conducting research and working with other faculty members.
Knowledge, Specialized Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of faculty's teaching and research responsibilities, and methods to integrate them
Skills in assisting professors identify their research /funding needs and funding opportunities, formulating research agendas and workplan, and writing proposals
Experience with all phases of grant proposal writing preparation, including ideation, outlining, building/recruiting team members, co-writing, obtaining reviewers' feedback, budget and budget justification preparation, and submission.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
This position is employed through The University Corporation (TUC).
Pay range: $82,000- $93,600
THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO PASS A THOROUGH DEPARTMENT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND LIVE SCAN.
Per TUC Mandate, the candidate will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination including a booster.
How to Apply
Please complete the online application/resume upload submission process in order to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best-qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.
Application Screening begins 2/20/23 and will continue until the position is filled.
In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above.
Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.