• Associate Director, Grants

    Job Location(s) US-AR-Jonesboro
    Posted Date 4 months ago(10/16/2019 10:17 AM)
    Job ID
    Research - Jonesboro
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Overview

    New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and medicine. A non-profit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 9,000 students worldwide.


    Since 1955, NYIT has pursued its mission to: provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world.


    For more information, visit nyit.edu.


    • Prospecting/writing/administering grants specifically for local, state and government programmatic grants, (including some private or corporate foundations as directed and approved by the dean
    • Conduct research on prospective government/programmatic grants and institutional funders, and monitor overall grant trends
    • Cultivate prospective institutional funders through letters of inquiry and phone calls
    • Conduct application research to prepare targeted approaches and estimate time allocation
    • Develop funding concepts by interacting with program staff, publications, and experts in the field
    • Write and edit grant applications, proposals, and reports in collaboration with appropriate staff, including the Senior Director of Grants and Publications
    • Work with college leadership to address organizational grant funding priorities and fundable projects
    • Assist in the development of program plans and proposal budgets related to applications
    • Coordinate ongoing distribution of materials to funders
    • Meet with foundation program officers and other external representatives as required
    • Supervise the process to coordinate with NYITCOM at A-State/NYIT about grants, commitments and timelines
    • Maintain departmental/college grants management files and associated records
    • Maintain grant and progress report submissions in collaboration with NYIT Grant’s and Finance Office
    • Maintain a college-wide grants deadline and report calendar



    • Bachelor’s Degree Required
    • Master’s Degree preferred
    • 3-5 years of professional grant writing experiences
    • Ability plan work efficiently to meet the departmental budgets, goals and objectives
    • Strong written communication skills: ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive proposals
    • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for prospect research.
    • Strong contributor in team environments.
    • Experience in grants management, grant research, and grant writing
    • Documented success in fund development and grants management
    • Documented success in fund development and grants management
    • Ability work collaboratively, including problem solving skills to resolve issues
    • Strong professionalism with the ability to function efficiently in a busy environment
    • Expected to work independently and/or as a team member with initiative, motivation, flexibility, organization and attention to the details and deadlines of projects and tasks
    • Ability to manage multiple projects





     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration




    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity



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