Chatham University

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Assistant/Associate Director of Corporate, Foundation and Government Grants

Job # 1485
Job Title Assistant/Associate Director of Corporate, Foundation and Government Grants
Division University Advancement
Status Full-Time Regular
FLSA Status Exempt
Hours Full-Time
Chatham University, a thriving, dynamic institution with three colleges and one school - Chatham College for Women and the co-educational College for Graduate Studies and College for Continuing and Professional Studies, and School of Sustainability and the Environment - currently seeks an Assistant/Associate Director of Corporate, Foundation & Government Grants. This position plays a key role in implementing a strategic fundraising plan focused on foundation, corporate and government prospects.

Primary responsibilities include:

- Identifying and researching grant opportunities

- Monitoring proposal deadlines

- Preparing and editing compelling proposals and other documents required for cultivation and stewardship

- Managing proposal submissions and a proposal tracking system

- Overseeing administrative aspects of the corporate, foundation and government development process

- Coordinate stewardship of funders including completing reports and organizing campus visits

Primary qualifications include:

- Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree/some graduate work preferred

- 3-5 years of progressively responsible fundraising experience, preferably in an academic environment

- Demonstrated ability to raise significant funds from corporations, foundations and government sources for varied institutional needs

- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and familiarity with donor management systems

- Superior oral and written communication skills

- Ability and willingness to travel
Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Interested candidates should submit a resume or academic vita, a cover letter with salary requirements, and the names of three professional references to:

Chatham University
Human Resource Department
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Or e-mail to:
(If using electronic mail, please send as WORD document)