Grinnell Chamber

Asst Director of Corporate, Foundation, Government

Full time
Posted: 05/26/2021
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


The Assistant Director of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations works with a team of professionals to seek and steward external funding for College initiatives and faculty and staff projects. The Assistant Director researches and cultivates funding sources; assists faculty and staff in writing, editing, and submitting proposals; helps administer and steward faculty, staff, and institutional grants; prepares and submits institutional grant proposals and reports to corporations, foundations, and government agencies; assists with research development activities facilitated by the office; and undertakes special assignments for Vice President for Academic Affairs as required.




Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and one year of expertise in grant writing, nonprofit administration, academic program administration, or a related field; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to the above.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and professionally with faculty and staff in a variety of fields.
  • Basic familiarity with databases and budgets.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Values diversity, equity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing editorial feedback on written work.
  • Knowledge of regulatory, technical, and financial requirements for grants.

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