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Grant Writer

Texas State University

Texas State University

Marketing & Communications
San Marcos, TX, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Posting Number 2024478 Posting/Functional Title Grant Writer University Pay Plan Title Sr Proposal Coordinator Location San Marcos, Other - Remote work as negotiated is optional Department Translational Health Research Center Recruitment Type Open to All Job Type Full-Time Funding Source Permanent Monthly Salary $5,416.67 - $6,750 Job Category Exempt Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical writing, English, journalism or a field related to grantsmanship and research
  • 3+ years of full-time employment leading scientific and/or social scientific grant proposal development activities with university faculty and staff
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience writing successful grant proposals with faculty from multiple disciplines
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously to meet grant submission timelines and achieve program goals
  • Broad knowledge about a wide range of sponsors, foundations, and funding agencies relevant to THRC investigators
  • Basic knowledge about various research methods and approaches to research
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment with projects that can involve leadership and/or followership roles
  • Ability to complete projects successfully, meeting all assigned deadlines
  • Excellent skills to produce professional products using Word, Excel, Teams, and other Microsoft Office products
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience translating research publications and grants into products written for public audiences
  • Experience writing technical reports and papers based on research
Job Description
Responsible for writing and submitting high-quality grant proposals and technical reports
Job Duties
  • Identify and share state, federal, and foundation funding opportunities that align with the mission and goals of THRC
  • Lead grant production writing and/or editing in collaboration with individual investigators, research teams, and Translational Health Research Center community partners.
  • Create ongoing skill development opportunities, training programs, and/or online resources to assist prospective grant PIs at Texas State
  • Serve as the primary resource for current information about federal and state grant regulations and guidelines for all THRC funded programs.
  • Locate and share relevant funding opportunities from a variety of sources with multidisciplinary THRC investigators
  • Demonstrate primary contributions to an increasing number of successful THRC grant proposals each year
  • Write technical reports published by THRC to share research outcomes with public audiences
Additional Information to Applicants
Along with your resume and a cover letter, please attach a writing portfolio that includes at least two samples of grant writing and one sample of writing from a research paper or report.
Job Open Date 04/23/2024 Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight) Open Until Filled Yes Normal Work Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Normal Work Hours Start 8:00AM Normal Work Hours End 5:00PM Posting Notices You will be required to electronically attach a resume., You will be required to electronically attach a cover letter., You will be required to electronically attach a list of references. Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Why work @ Texas State?
• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions


By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.
Quick Link https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/46473