University Human Resource Services

Grant Writer, Center for Energy Research, Education, and Service

Professional contract position available immediately.  

Major responsibility  research, write, and facilitate comprehensive external grant proposal development and submission to sustainability-related funding opportunities with federal, state, local, international, corporate, and on-profit funding agencies. 

Minimum qualifications:  bachelor’s degree; at least two years of experience in having written and submitted at least one proposal to funding agencies that were granted/issued in excess of $100,000; have knowledge and/or experience with organizations that solicit sustainability-related research, education, and service projects; excellent managerial, technical, and organizational skills; knowledge of various funding agency requirements and proposed submission procedures; excellent writing and research skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Professional suite of products, and an understanding of Grants.gov submission process; ability to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines; excellent attention to detail.  

Preferred qualifications:  Research Administrator’s Certificate (CRA); have an understanding of the needs of developing sustainability-related research, education, and service projects; familiarity with other data base search tools such as COS Pivot, Grant Select, Grants Resource Center, and the Foundation Center.  

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Send letter of application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:  

Professor Robert Koester, Director 
Center for Energy Research, Education, and Service 
Ball State University 
Muncie, IN  47306  

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. www.bsu.edu/ceres,  www.bsu.edu/sustainability

The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

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