Advancement Grant Pre-Award Specialist

This position will manage and coordinate the grant application and pre-award process to include: identifying potential new funding sources, developing funding resources, preparing proposals and grant applications, writing and editing grants, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on grant applications.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Seeks new avenues for funding and new grant opportunities
  • Coordinates closely with Champlain College Online, Graduate Studies and the business community to build relationships and partnerships in grant-seeking
  • Disseminates funding opportunity information
  • Works closely with faculty and staff in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals
  • Provides policy guidance and assistance with all aspects of proposal development, administrative forms, sponsor-required certifications and representations, and compliance requirements
  • Advises and assists faculty and staff in assembling grant proposals from the proposal state to the project being awarded
  • Prepares proposals and grant applications, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provides tools for electronic submission of proposals
  • Maintains funding opportunity databases and track pending awards; track deadlines to ensure proposals are submitted on time; track when grantees need to submit renewals, and prepare grant reports as needed
  • Provides grant-writing assistance
  • Partners with Finance to transition grant administration upon award