Grant Writer - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

Unfortunately, this job is expired as of 3/1/2013.

To continue in your search through the appropriate job categories, click either Administrative Staff, Higher Education Executives, Faculty, Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants, . You can also utilize "guess-free" keyword search tools with up to eight pre-defined criteria. Search for and Apply to academic postings directly from the site. Post your background either confidentially or overtly. Stand out and be discovered!

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

Similar Opportunities Exist in the Following Categories

Detailed Job Description

This position exists to support the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs in the preparation of proposals, grant applications and administrative work involved in identifying, developing and responding to public grant opportunities in all academic areas.


40% Generates proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations and/or in collaboration with development officers. 20% In cooperation with research staff, faculty and staff, and development officers; identifies federal and public funding prospects and adherence to deadlines. Works closely with faculty and staff in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals; interacts with campus constituencies involved in grant-funding activities. 25% Collaborates with research staff engaged by OSRP for specific writing assignments. 10% Interacts with Business Development Specialist to identify and pursue specific contract opportunities. 5% Assists principal investigators and development officers with technical reports to government, foundation and other funders, as needed, coordination of tracking system and maintaining confidential files as needed, and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

1) Bachelor’s degree; 2) minimum of three years of direct and applicable experience ; 3) must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; 4) be proficient in research, interpreting and analyzing diverse data; 5) possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals; 6) experience in facilitating, reviewing and editing grant proposals; 7) inputs and retrieves data via computer; 8) ability to maintain comprehensive knowledge of particular areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants, may collaborate with various internal departments; 9) ability to coordinate project activities; 10) prepare and process letters, correspondence, and presentation materials. 11) Knowledge of program evaluation, and 12) Demonstrated experience in securing new transactional funding in excess of $100,000.

Preferred Qualifications

1) Knowledge of federal grant guidelines; 2) Experience in Higher Education. 3) Ability to pay attention to details and maintain accurate records. 4) Ability to maintain confidentiality. 5) Familiarity with the Community of Science (COS)/PIVOT funding database. 6) Familiarity with contract cost proposals. 7) Advanced studies in writing, communications and non-profit management.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Keyword Phrases

  • Grants and Sponsored Prog
  • Grant Writer
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter