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Grant Writer
Vice Chancellor for Research-SIUC
Vice Chancellor for Research-SIUC

The Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Dean invites applicants for the position of Grant Writer for the Vice Chancellor for Research office. This Administrative/Professional position is a 100%, 12-month, fiscal basis appointment and reports to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Dean.


  • Supports faculty members in securing research funding through the identification and promotion of funding opportunities, individual proposal development support, and the development and facilitation of institutional programming.  Focus is on complex research proposals that are strategically significant to SIU Carbondale.  Proposal development assistance may include help with solicitation analysis, project management, narrative development, and technical editing.
  • Researches potential grant opportunities from both government and non-government agencies.
  • Supports Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research internal funding and limited submission infrastructure.
  • Conducts various analyses, reports and research based on specialized grant-specific procedures.  Utilizes analyses and standard practices to make judgments.
  • Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems, and performs a variety of standard assignments and responsibilities and makes recommendations for improvement/efficiency, as necessary.
  • Works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet established deadlines.
  • Exchanges straightforward information to ensure mutual understanding.
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, english, communications, creative writing or a related area (Master's degree preferred).
  • A minimum of two year's experience in grant writing.
  • Strong research skills and knowledge of information sources.
  • Multitasking, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Working knowledge of computers.

Excellent knowledge of proposal submission processes.

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Jacquelyn Lindenberg

SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism, discrimination and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.