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Assistant Director of Grants Management
Marian University

Date Posted Jul. 17, 2023
Title Assistant Director of Grants Management
University Marian University
Indianapolis, IN, United States
Department Grants
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Research
    Financial Planning/Budget Management
As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University is seeking an Assistant Director of Grants Management to promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by working with faculty and staff to develop, edit, and submit grant applications and proposals and provide guidance to faculty and staff regarding grant processes. Under the direction of the Vice President of Grants Management, the Assistant Director of Grants Management is responsible for researching, identifying, and managing the grant process. The assistant director of grants management will develop relationships with federal and state granting agencies, private foundations, and corporations. Duties may include but are not limited to identifying funding sources, supporting the process for developing and submitting proposals, monitoring awards, and writing select post-award reports.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Manages the grant process to ensure efficient and effective application, remittance, and acceptance of grants.
  • Provides appropriate oversight of grant applications and associated grant management processes, including compliance.
  • Researches and identifies grant opportunities offered by foundations, corporations, and government agencies.
  • Researches criteria and requirements of funding agencies, foundations, and corporations.
  • Assists in interpreting federal, state, or local regulations to faculty and staff.
  • Reviews and/or edits and assists with the submission of all grant proposals, including conducting a review of the drafts of all proposals for accuracy, completeness, clarity, and confirmation that all of the funding agency's requirements have been met.
  • Works with faculty and administrators throughout the university with the development of proposals to support new programs and/or expansion or enhancement of existing programs, as well as new initiatives that are in keeping with the university's mission and goals.
  • Works with finance office personnel to ensure the accuracy of grant budgets.
  • Disseminates information to university employees about grant opportunities that would fulfill identified needs of the individuals or departments that could be interested in pursuing.
  • Assists with grant-seeking processes to employees individually or by offering workshops to interested employees.
  • Develops strategic relationships with program officers, government staff, and other grant-related donors.
  • Educates grantors who may not ordinarily consider community universities for grants
  • Assists with preparing reports for select funding agencies in conjunction with the principal investigator/program director and Finance Office.
  • Reviews and prepares information for special reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintains necessary records, files, reports, databases, and resource materials pertinent to activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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