Proposal Development Specialist - Ball State University
- 25-May-2018 to 15-Aug-2018
- - Ball State University
- Muncie, IN, USA
- Full Time
The Department of Sponsored Projects Administration at Ball State University is accepting applications for a full-time Proposal Development Specialist. Join Ball State University's College of Health researching and supporting the preparation and facilitation of external grant proposal development to funding opportunities with federal, state, local, international, corporate, and non-profit funding agencies. This position will work directly with faculty and administrators to help enhance the research profile of the College. Responsibilities include; Research and support the preparation and facilitation of comprehensive external grant proposal development and submission to funding opportunities with federal, state, local, international, corporate, and non-profit funding agencies of interest to the College of Health.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Experience in having prepared and/or submitted several grant proposals to funding agencies that were granted/issued; experience facilitating collaborations between multi-disciplinary/diverse sets of professionals. Evidence of managerial, technical, and organizational skills; excellent writing and research skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Professional suite of products; ability to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines; excellent attention to detail.
Candidates must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: Master's degree; Research Administrator's Certificate (CRA). Two years of experience in having submitted grant proposals to funding agencies in excess of $100,000; knowledge and/or experience with federal, state, local, international, corporate, and non-profit funding agencies of interests to the College of Health; knowledge and/or experience with organizations that solicit international projects (e.g., USAID, U.S. Department of State, World Bank); experience in work related to the mission of the College of Health and developing countries in regards to international health concerns; experience in working in collaborative project-based settings. Knowledge of various funding agency requirements and proposed submission procedures; understanding of university sponsored programs and grant procedures.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State's largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we've dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.
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Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
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Include the following documents with your application: cover letter addressed to Ms. Jackie Davis and resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through August 15, 2018. Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.
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