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Director of Resource Development

Company: Indiana Wesleyan University
Location: Marion
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Fulfill your calling at Indiana Wesleyan University Job Title: Director of Resource DevelopmentReporting Relationship: Executive Director for Academic InnovationUnit: National & GlobalDepartment: N&G Office of Academic InnovationCampus Location: NGM Building, Marion, IN/Remote (Hybrid) or Indianapolis, IN Education Center/Remote (Hybrid) Summary of Position: The Director of Resource Development serves as the champion of and coordinator for external funding to further the innovation and service for IWU's National & Global campus. This leader partners with internal departments to support grant and funding work for innovation, ventures, and academic opportunities. The ideal candidate will enjoy researching grant opportunities aligned with organizational priorities and will serve as the chief writer of these grants. The Director of Resource Development works closely with groups across N&G as well as the University Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs in identifying priorities for grant development and submission.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with appropriate departments, including the chancellor's office, venture development, academic innovation, partnerships, innovation and partnerships, student experience, and strategic program launch, to understand opportunities and resource needs. Understand the structure, objectives, programs, and financial needs of the organization. -
  • Research grant opportunities from government and non-government agencies, including local and family foundations. Understand the funding climate and opportunities at the national and state level. -
  • Work with N&G leadership to identify partnership outreach strategies focused on prioritized funding agencies in order to build relationships and understand funding priorities. Maintain positive relationships with fund providers and other stakeholders. -
  • Communicate and coordinate N&G grant opportunities with the University Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs ensuring alignment with institutional priorities and capacity. -
  • Draft grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the organization, in communication with grants and sponsored programs office. -
  • Submit proposals to the University Grant Office for feedback and approval. -
  • Support submission of proposals to granting agencies.
  • Respond to internal and external queries on drafted and submitted proposals. -
  • Coordinate N&G data with University Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs, helping the Grants Office to maintain records and submit reports related to grant opportunities.
  • Stay informed regarding regional workforce needs in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky and local conversations in higher education and business. -
  • Demonstrate a Christian worldview and uphold the University's Christ-centered mission in interactions with students, faculty, and staff. -
  • Other duties as assigned. -Qualifications: -According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement. Education
    • Bachelor's degree in business, education, human resource, or leadership required.Experience
      • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures as well as a demonstrated ability to work with colleagues who represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles.
      • Demonstrated history of awarded grants preferred.Required Skills
        • Strong research and writing skills.
        • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
        • Exemplary organizational and project management skills.
        • Excellent people skills necessary to provide customer-oriented support and community networking.
        • Effective teamwork and conflict resolution skills.
        • Curiosity and drive to understand issues in higher education and workforce development.
        • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products and communication methods.Diversity StatementIWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member's earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERAs a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.Advertised: 22 Feb 2023 US Eastern Standard Time
          Applications close: 22 Mar 2023 US Eastern Daylight Time Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education. Indiana Wesleyan University admits students and employees of any race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, service in the military, or any other status protected by law. These have access to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally made available to students or employees at the University. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, or age, service in the military, or any other status protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other administered programs, and all phases of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

Keywords: Indiana Wesleyan University, Fishers , Director of Resource Development, Executive , Marion, Indiana

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