Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
About The University of Iowa College of Nursing:
As a leader in nursing education, research, and practice innovations, the UI College of Nursing has received national recognition by U.S. News & World Report ranking several UI College of Nursing graduate programs in the top 15 in the nation in comparison to all public and private schools. External funding is robust, and in 2015, The College of Nursing ranked 20th in the nation in NIH funding.
The UI College of Nursing (CON) is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in achieving our education, research, service and practice missions. The College of Nursing's commitment to diversity is a shared value as demonstrated through our Pillars of Diversity.
The Grant Developer is responsible to coordinate the preparation and submission of grant proposals for the Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship (ONRS), College of Nursing, and provide operational/administrative effort in support of research spaces and research programming activities of the ONRS. Characteristic responsibilities include:
College Grant Responsibilities
Coordinate preparation and submission of grant proposals from the CON:
Collect and maintain files on required grant forms and proposal components;
Maintain and update 'boilerplate' information for applications;
Locate sponsor guidelines for proposal submissions and create, distribute and update proposal templates to assist with grant writing and biosketch creation;
Draft grant budgets in partnership with the ONRS Budget Specialist;
Liaise with external funding agencies when necessary to ensure that final proposal submissions are compliant with sponsor's guidelines.
Provide CON information to other departments for interdepartmental grants applications.
Assist faculty and students with preparation and submission of institutional and individual research fellowship applications.
Operational/Administrative Support of Research
Oversee and monitor ONRS operational accounts, including reconciling accounts each month, analyzing, monitoring and reporting financial data as needed and initiating and/or approving financial transactions.
Provide support for ONRS programming activities such as grant writing workshops and research forums, Young Scientist Program, collegiate Scholarly Interest Groups, and Junior Science Symposium.
Organize collegiate presence at Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) annual meeting, staff the College of Nursing exhibit booth during conference, and coordinate student transportation and travel arrangements to the conference.
Facilitate the Graduate Research Assistant application and assignment process.
Maintain/support research space including but not limited to ensuring inventory lists of equipment are updated and adhere to appropriate data storage, exposure control and hazardous waste disposal procedures.
Please assure that your application/resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications.
References: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.
A Bachelor's degree in business administration, social sciences or a related field, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience is required. A Master's degree is preferred.
One to three years of relevant direct experience working with grants and contracts from various federal, state and private funding agencies.
Knowledge of and experience with grant application processes.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Highly proficient in computer software applications (strong word processing and spreadsheet skills are required).
Demonstrated ability to independently manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities and tasks while successfully meeting deadlines.
Grant related experience in a higher education setting.
Experience developing grant budgets.
Experience with grant submission electronic systems.
Knowledge and understanding of University of Iowa grant and research related policies, procedures and regulations.
Knowledge of federal grant policies, procedures and regulations
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical ce...nters and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.