The Assistant Director of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations works with a team of professionals to seek and steward external funding for College initiatives and faculty and staff projects. The Assistant Director researches and cultivates funding sources; assists faculty and staff in writing, editing, and submitting proposals; helps administer and steward faculty, staff, and institutional grants; prepares and submits institutional grant proposals and reports to corporations, foundations, and government agencies; assists with research development activities facilitated by the office; and undertakes special assignments for Vice President for Academic Affairs as required.
• Bachelor’s degree and one year of expertise in grantwriting, nonprofit administration, academic program administration, or a related field; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to the above. • Outstanding written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and professionally with faculty and staff in a variety of fields. • Basic familiarity with databases and budgets. • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. • Values diversity, equity and inclusion.
About Grinnell College
Since its founding in 1846, Grinnell has become one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges, enrolling 1,700 students from all 50 states and from as many international countries. Grinnell's rigorous academic program emphasizes excellence in education for students in the liberal arts; the college offers the B.A. degree in a range of departments across the humanities, arts, sciences, and social studies. Grinnell has a strong tradition of social responsibility and action, and self-governance and personal responsibility are key components of campus life. More information about Grinnell College is available at www.grinnell.edu.