College of Art & Design and College of Liberal Arts Grant Proposal Development Services Consultant | Rochester Institute of Technology - Military Veterans

at Herc - Upstate New York

Rochester, New York

College of Art & Design and College of Liberal Arts Grant Proposal Development Services Consultant - Services Offered: The purpose of the Proposal Development Consultant is to provide grant assistance to individual faculty or interdisciplinary teams that have been identified by the Deans of the Colleges of Art and Design (CAD)_ and Liberal Arts (CLA). The Consultant is expected to divide their time equally between the colleages and will report their hours to the respective Dean. They will customize the assistance based on the needs of the identified faculty and teams. The faculty will be proposing projects that are in areas of strategic interest to RIT, CAD, and CLA. The Consultant will identify possible funding sources and assist with the intellectual work of conceptualizing projects, identifying scopes of work, proposing partnership potentials within and outside of RIT, and engage in active proposal writing using their knowledge of the program and sponsor. The consultant will be asked to support the Deans as they advance college cultures of securing external funds in support for research creation and scholarship The services will be available on an hourly basis as approved by the Dean. The major services provided are: Identify viable funding opportunities for CAD and CLA based on their experience and knowledge of the strategic areas. This includes active liasioning with program managers and officers, disseminating knowledge about different kinds of funding sources, and active outreach to potential funders to demonstrate RIT, CAD, and CLA areas of strength. Conduct information and interdisciplinary team-building sessions for CAD and CLA faculty about different kinds of funding opportunities (from individual faculty fellowships to multi-PI interdisciplinary sponsored grants) that match faculty strengths, including federal, state, foundation, and international agency sources. Assist in the writing, editing, and reviewing sections of grant proposals, ensuring excellence in all aspects of the proposal. Provide project management support while guiding faculty through the development process of a proposal. Effectively liaise with RIT Foundation Relations and the Office of Sponsored Research as well as with College budget officers. Educate faculty about the delivery and reporting expectations of different granting organizations if a project is approved Assist the Deans in reviewing the faculty requests submitted for selection to receive support services. Qualifications Ambition to learn about faculty research in the CAD and CLA and research potential sponsored research opportunities. Demonstrated track record in successful proposal development and grant writing, preferably within higher education and the arts, humanities, and social sciences Record of working across higher education fields with community, corporate, and other external partners Exemplary writing, computing, and interpersonal communication skills PhD or other terminal degree is strongly recommended Prior experience working with federal, state, international, and foundation funding agencies is preferred. Term of Contract: January 1, 2022-December 31, 2022 Value of Contract: A maximum of 38 hours per week during the contract period at a cost of $80/hour. As an independent contractor, the position will be responsible for all overhead costs, including required self-employment taxes, computer, network access, phone, email client, subscriptions to relevant professional organizations, and appropriate ongoing professional education and credentialing. Regular in-person and on-campus presence is preferred, where CAD and CLA will provide access to collaboration and meeting space. There will be limits on the number of hours per task as determined by the Deans of CAD and CLA. Please submit Curriculum Vitae and Letter of Interest at the link noted below, or send requested information to: Rosemary Andolina, Office of the VP For Research, sends e-mail)(link sends e-mail). Review of applications will begin on November 29, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled. To apply, visit Copyright 2021 Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-2a73cd7e4b7a48b3935f6db163f205ec

Rochester, New York

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