Offerd Salary:$65,000 - $75,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number PG192448EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Grant Officer Anticipated Hiring Range $65,000 - $75,000 Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, overtime as needed. Job Location Raleigh, NC Department Data Science Academy About the Department

The Data Science Academy (DSA) is the first of several NC State Academies, which are true university-wide efforts involving all 10 colleges. The Data Science Academy will encompass multiple departments, centers, and institutes and address all three pillars of the university's land-grant mission: education, research, and service to the state of North Carolina. At NC State, Data Science is for everybody.

Essential Job Duties

The Grant Officer will support the management of partnerships with institutional funders both external and federal, in a fast-paced organization, with a primary focus on grant management and proposal development in collaboration with program staff. This includes reviewing sponsor guidelines and request for proposals (RFP) and developing application requirements, creating a budget for the proposal, utilizing the university's system and application software (PINs, InfoReady) to prepare and submit the application/proposal, following university policies and procedures. We are seeking an excellent writer and critical thinker who can capture the Data Science Academy (DSA) mission in a clear, structured, and compelling manner. The Grant Officer will report to University Program Manager.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Grant Management

  • Support and/or assume grant management for assigned portfolios of funders, including creating grant overview documents to ensure clear understanding of grant commitments across Development, Program, and Financial teams.
  • Capture and track relevant funder information, proposal and reporting timelines, grant requirements, activities, and project plans; coordinate with the SPARCS/Finance teams on grant administrative details.
  • Correspond with funders for administrative purposes as needed.
  • Liaise with program staff to ensure appropriate and clear framing or presentation of activities.
  • Generate reports regarding grant activity and deadlines on a regular basis.
  • Operations

  • Maintain institutional donor files and records, including tracking proposal development, grant timelines, payments, contact details, and other funder-related actions and information.
  • Manage periodic internal team meetings, including but not limited to scheduling, coordinating agendas, and capturing key discussion items.
  • Manage internal development team trackers, processes, and project plans.
  • Coordinate with other teams to develop, implement, and integrate organization-wide processes, as needed.
  • Serve as a proposal manager for internal competitive grant submissions, including managing submitted proposals and distributing them to review teams and recording awards, assisting with proposal ideation, and securing progress reports.
  • Donor Reporting

  • Produce well-crafted donor reports for foundations, governments, and corporate funders that elevates key achievements relative to funder priorities.
  • Collaborate with the Development team and/or program teams to ensure compliance to and completion of grant obligations, including but not limited to project deliverables and milestones, and specific reporting requirements.
  • Other Responsibilities

  • Contribute to proposal/application development process, including compiling organizational and board information, drafting responses to specific questions, managing online submissions through funder portals, etc.
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of a pipeline of potential funders, including but not limited to conducting research on funding activities and priorities of prospective funders.
  • Provide administrative support for sponsorships of DSA annual programs, including fulfillment of sponsorship benefits, as needed. Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Education and Experience

    Requires advanced degree and 2-4 years experience; a bachelor's degree plus 3-5 years experience may be substituted for the advanced degree.

    All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

    Other Required Qualifications

    ● Excellent communication (verbal and written), critical thinking, and project management skills;

    ● Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deliver on deadlines;

    ● Experience in collaborating effectively with stakeholders across interdisciplinary teams;

    ● Strong organizational and analytical skills with high attention to detail;

    ● Ability to maximize efficiency, timeliness, and accuracy of financial systems and processes;

    ● High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-oriented;

    ● Highly organized and flexible in managing workload;

    ● Ability to make decisions independently, and exercise judgment, discretion, and initiative in the development and interpretation of a wide range of policies and procedures;

    ● Detail-oriented, with a proactive approach to problem-solving and high standards of performance.

    Preferred Qualifications

    ● Experience as a program officer

    ● Experience with multiple funding types, including government, corporate, and foundation

    ● Exposure to data science concepts

    ● Experience with PINs, InfoReady, and Radar databases

    Required License(s) or Certification(s)


    Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

    Job Open Date 03/10/2023

    Anticipated Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

    In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

    Repost. This position is being reposted, previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

    Position Details

    Position Number 00109982

    Position Type EHRA Non-Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0 Appointment 12 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 231010 - Data Science Academy AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • NCSU Executive Search Services
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
  • Job / Career Fair
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • HERC
  • Professional Journal
  • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
  • Professional Organization
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What is your previous experience with preparing interdisciplinary research proposals in response to RFPs?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have an understanding of data science and related disciplines?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience organizing workshops or other activities to support proposal development initiatives?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for References
  • Optional Documents

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