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Job ID: 152074

Proposal Developer
North Carolina State University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2020
Title Proposal Developer
University North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC, United States
Department Office of Research & Innovation
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Other Administrative Categories
  • Research
    Development/Institutional Advancement
Job Location: Raleigh, NC
Job Title: Proposal Developer

Position Description:
North Carolina State University Office of Research & Innovation - Proposal Development Unit welcomes applications for the position of a Proposal Developer. At the Proposal Development Unit (PDU), each project is assigned to a Proposal Developer who facilitates the proposal development process for the PI and project team members. This position facilitates and manages the proposal development process from the conceptualization stage to submission, writes non-technical sections of proposals, develops budgets and budget justifications by working closely with faculty, college research offices of NC State and partners, edits and formats sections of proposals for content, form and style (including consistency, grammar, punctuation, and citation format), and ensures adherence to RFP requirements and the particular agency’s proposal guide, and uniformity of style and voice. This position also performs final form and content checks of ancillary documents gathered and formatted by PDU support personnel, and edits and corrects them as needed. In addition, the position will also be responsible for developing and delivering seminars, workshops, and guidance materials to train faculty in grant writing.

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits and room for advancement. In this role, we are looking for detail-oriented Proposal Developer, with strong communication and project management skills, excellent writing, editing, and proof-reading skills, thorough knowledge of federal sponsors, the ability to meet multiple strict deadlines, and the ability to work in team-based environment to achieve common goals.

Qualifications & Skills:
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:
• A post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor’s degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience may be substituted for the advanced degree on an exceptional basis.
• Five years’ experience in preparing federal grant proposals.

Interested in applying?

All applications must be submitted online through the NC State employment website. To view the full job posting, application instructions, and to submit an application please visit:

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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