Full Time

Proposal Writer and RFP Coordinator, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Posted 1 month ago
Canyon CrestCA
Application ends: June 29, 2023
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Job Description

Job Number 28159258 Full Time 8AM – 5PM Salary $61,800 – $85,900 Position Information The Proposal Writer and RFP Coordinator is a key member of the Corporate and Foundation Relation’s development team, supporting four experienced professionals in researching, identifying, and assessing corporate and private foundation grant opportunities; preparing and submitting grant proposals; maintaining proposal opportunities both pending and funded in the central database; and managing grant reporting requirements, calendars, and portal logins as needed. The Coordinator may also serve as the first contact for faculty outreach and inquiries related to RFP coordination, reporting requirements, and deadlines. Other critical responsibilities include but are not limited to developing and tracking on approved project schedules and proposal phases, recording proposal and outreach activity accurately in the central database, conducting research and outreach to secure data and evidence in support of proposal assertions, assembling grant proposal packages in accordance with RFP specifications, monitoring and meeting proposal submission timelines, maintaining post-award processes and timelines, scheduling meetings, and providing a high level of general office support. As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. Please note: this is a three-year, renewable contract position which includes the same employee benefits afforded career employees. The budgeted amount for this position is up to $75,000. Education Requirements Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Experience Requirement 2 – 4 years of related experience. Required Minimum Requirements Good written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies. Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques. Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills. Skills in maintaining confidentiality. Working knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Project management skills and ability to prioritize work and resources. Ability to meet deadlines. High level of comfort engaging with faculty, researchers, University Advancement colleagues, as well as potential funders and sponsors by phone and email. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Preferred Qualifications Working knowledge of the location, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure. Proficient in Raisers Edge or similar database. Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities’ air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel. UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud. UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine’s 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings. UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. – U.S. News 2020 UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color. Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. – Business Insider 2019 Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR’s Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. – Center for World University Rankings UCR’s distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview Job Description Details View complete Job Description for this position