This position assists in raising grant funds to support the programs, facilities/equipment and operations of Georgetown College.
¬†EXPECTATION OF EMPLOYEE:
- Adheres to College¬†Policy and Procedures
- Acts as a role¬†model within and outside the College
- Performs duties as¬†workload necessitates
- Maintains a¬†positive and respectful attitude
- Communicates¬†regularly with supervisor about Department issues
- Demonstrates¬†flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
- Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
- Meets Department¬†productivity standards
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Follow fundraising and other policies established by the Board of Trustees, President and Vice President for¬†Development
- Prospect research and identification
- Development of prospect cultivation strategies
- Coordination of Georgetown College requests to grant makers
- Collaboration with¬† faculty/staff on grant projects
- Making appointments for President/Vice President with grant makers
- Drafting letters¬† to grant makers for President/Vice President signature
- Publicity on grants approved
- Reporting to grant¬†makers
- Implement and maintain grant system and files
CONTACT WITH OTHERS
Strong verbal and written communication with all staff, faculty, students, and outside public.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Strong computer skills required with proficiency in Microsoft Office; Raiser‚Äôs Edge experience a plus; knowledge of and experience with Grants.gov and the federal grants process desirable; organizing/implementing projects; ability to take initiative, make decisions and prioritize with flexibility; confidentiality and dedication; strong organizational and time management skills; ability to focus on multiple ongoing tasks with attention to detail. Requires effective oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor‚Äôs degree (B. A.) or equivalent from a four-year college (Master‚Äôs degree a plus); or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Background in fundraising desirable.
Requires strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and intermediate computer literacy. Ability to read and interpret documents such as grant procedures and documents, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.¬† Strong ability to write grant proposals, routine reports and correspondence. Ability to work well with faculty and staff. Attention to details and deadlines. Creativity in project planning, flexibility.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.¬† Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS – None required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
- Talk or hear
- Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
- Reach with hands and arms
- Stand¬†and walk
- Stoop, kneel, crouch,
- Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
- Outside¬†weather conditions
- Ability¬†to adjust focus
- Normal Work Schedule
- Monday-Friday,40 hours per week, occasional evenings and weekends.
- Occasional¬†travel as needed.