Part-Time Faculty-Instructional Build & Lead Online MSW –SWK 774: Proposal Writing &Prgm Dev
Location: Syracuse, New York
Internal Number: 88650
School of Social Work department is seeking part-time faculty to be a course build and instructional lead for SWK 774- Proposal Writing and Program Development (3 credits). Course description: Planning, development, and funding of social service programs in both private nonprofit and public settings.
This course prepares students to participate in the planning, development, and funding of social service programs in both private non-profit and public settings. Emphasis is placed on the development of skills that combine the technical aspects of grant-seeking with the analytical skills of social planning. Technical, political, and methodological factors will be explored. Methods of identifying and accessing various sources of financial support will be included. Although proposal writing will be the major focus, other forms of fundraising will be covered briefly. Students are not required to have prior proposal writing or fundraising experience. Although not required, it is recommended that students have field placements or are employed in agencies where they can participate in program development and/or proposal writing activities concurrent with this course. Students must at least have access in some form (e.g. as a volunteer; prior placements) to an agency for those activities.
Position begins in early November 2021. The course launch to students is August 2022.
Students should acquire:
· A broad understanding of current and historical funding relationships among governmental, philanthropic, and not-for-profit human service organizations.
· Knowledge in identifying, and/or developing fundable program elements.
· Knowledge of the various types of funds for which application can be made.
· Understanding of the roles played by foundations and other private funders in the human services system.
· Knowledge and skill in identifying, selecting, and approaching various public and private funders.
· Experience and competency in using various computer-based methods of identifying potential funders and obtaining technical assistance in program planning and proposal writing.
· The ability to define the key elements of a grant proposal (e.g.
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