At the University of Cincinnati’s Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education (ELCE), we believe that experiential learning and career education are key components of higher education. In support of this, we develop and deliver innovative, high-impact courses, programs, and services, which foster students’ personal and professional growth as dynamic, thoughtful, global citizens. We collaborate with campus, industry, and community partners to develop rich opportunities and experiences for students to learn both inside and outside the classroom.
Under general supervision from a designated administrator, serves a strategic role in designing, implementing, and evaluating programs that provide faculty with professional development in the skills necessary to create successful proposals to public and non-public sponsors.
Compile proposal inputs for varied scholarly programs.
Ensure the highest quality of writing for all proposal sections prepared by faculty and staff.
Work collaboratively with field-based faculty and program teams.
Work through the proposal development process to conceptualize, draft outlines, conduct research and write proposal sections to ensure overall quality, consistency and responsiveness of all elements of technical proposals.
Conduct presentations to faculty about opportunities to engage sustainability-related research, education, and service; solicit suggestions for proposals from the faculty; develop faculty in grant writing and facilitation training workshops; develop and maintain database of faculty who have expertise and interest in sustainability-related research, education, and service.
Stay abreast of changing state, federal and private foundation grant standards and proposal guidelines. Maintain proactive communication with state, federal and private foundation sources to inform the faculty of trends, issues, and opportunities related to research universities.
Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with academic, professional, and clerical staff and with representatives of sustainability-related funding agencies.
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Master’s degree with three (3) years’ experience; -OR- Bachelor's with five (5) years’ experience; experience must be in grant research/writing.
For Consideration, Please submit a cover letter along with a resume.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.