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Kennesaw State University
  • Position Number: 2189328
  • Location: Kennesaw, GA
  • Position Type: Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts

Grants & Contracts Writer

Job ID: 224933
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Responsible for writing, editing, organizing and reviewing grant and contract proposals. Researches grant opportunities and prepares grant and contract proposals in accordance with university goals and objectives.

  1. Writes grant proposals for private corporations and/or foundations
  2. Manages timely completion of grant deadlines and renewal applications
  3. Reports weekly progress according to established processes
  4. Researches grant opportunities and cultivates relationships with potential grantors
  5. Works with faculty and development directors in grant preparation
  6. Manages and maintains an accurate grant calendar

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Required Experience
Three (3) years of grant and/or contract writing experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience
Previous experience with higher education grant writing

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Able to cultivate and foster relationships Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Proficient grant writing, contract preparation and sales skills Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) Strong attention to detail and follow up skills Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + Education

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