The Senior Proposal Development Officer will advance sponsored funding by assisting the faculty in developing and preparing grant proposals, to include interpretation of sponsors' requirements and editing/refining drafts, with a special focus on communicating technical information, accurately and effectively, for a range of academic disciplines. The Senior Proposal Development Officer will review proposals for coherence, agreement with the University's program directions, and adherence to sponsor guidelines. She/he will also aggressively seek research funding opportunities for faculty and disseminate targeted opportunities in a timely manner to support faculty research programs, and will assist the development of grantsmanship programming. She/he will create and distribute special reports, studies, summaries and analyses, and maintain a current knowledge of grant funding policies, regulations and procedures.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Division of Research and Economic Development (DORED) manages N.C. A&T's research enterprise. DORED provides services to faculty and student researchers, to current and potential research partners, funding agencies, and economic development agencies. It is headed by the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development.
The Office of Research Services and Project Management facilitates research development by supporting faculty, staff and students in developing and managing sponsored programs. The Office assists concept, proposal and budget development; identification of funding; team development and facilitation; partner engagement; and project management services by providing services, resources, training, liaison and advocacy.
Internal job number: 009626
Master’s degree in research administration, business administration, or related field from an accredited college or university or bachelor’s degree in related field with 5 years or more of experience in Research Administration.
Demonstrated success in building and maintaining working partnerships; ability to work cooperatively with others
Demonstrated ability to think strategically, learn and explain technical information, analyze and problem solve, and manage multiple complex tasks and projects simultaneously
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the capacity for independent decision making
Working knowledge of standard computer and software applications, including MS Office Suite, Adobe, and Blackboard (or similar course management software)
Three years of professional experience in research administration in a high activity or very high activity research environment
Three years of demonstrated experience with federal or large non-federal agencies and familiarity with attendant rules and guidelines pertaining to sponsored projects.
Three years professional experience in grant writing, proposal development, proposal editing, and proposal planning
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!