Regional Director Grant Development - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1428.  Unclassified - FT


The Regional Director of Grant Development is responsible for coordinating grants submitted through federal, state, local government grants, private and community foundations, and corporations.  Will support and encourage the pursuit of extramural funding; research and identify prospective funding sources work with senior administration, faculty, staff and students to determine their interests and needs; lead the writing on grant and contract proposals and manage their overall production; gather information and background research for proposals; work with staff from the Office of Advancement of Research and Scholarship to ensure accurate proposal budgets, comply with their regulations and coordinate proposal submissions and relationships with private and public funding sources.  Ensure that proposals are delivered in a timely manner; coordinate overall grants and contracts administration with appropriate University offices; track and present results of external funding efforts; help educate faculty and staff regarding external funding through one on one meetings and workshops; attend staff meetings on Oxford, Hamilton, Middletown and VOALC as appropriate; and participate in professional development and other training opportunities.  Additionally, the Director will maintain a regionalized grants operation for the Hamilton, Middletown campuses and the Voice of America Learning Center and Greentree Health Sciences Academy. Will work closely with and supervise the Regional Grant and Development Writer to prioritize and write grants on behalf of regional dean’s office and regional faculty and staff; work closely with the Special Assistants to the Dean for Research and Scholarship to determine faculty needs; and work with the Advancement staff to unify the grants and development operation and mission. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and at least seven years of grant proposal experience; excellent writing skills; self-starter; team player and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

Higher education experience, proven track record of submitting and obtaining government grants, experience with staff supervision, experience with research administration electronic tools and funding opportunity databases.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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