Asst. Director of Foundation, Government, and Faculty Grants, Gettysburg College

Posted 5/29/2010

The time has never been better to make a move to historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and become part of a team of advancement professionals as

we prepare for a comprehensive campaign at a leading liberal arts college. Gettysburg College is a dynamic institution with ambitious new

leaders in our president, provost, and vice president for development, alumni, and parent relations, and a vibrant faculty of superb


Reporting to the Director of Foundation, Government and Faculty Grants, the Assistant Director of Foundation, Government and Faculty Grants

will be responsible for writing proposals and reports to foundation donors as well as government grantmaking agencies; compiling grant

applications; conducting research on potential foundation and government funding sources; and assisting with on-campus grants development

activities. The qualified candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, journalism, or other writing-intensive

fields. Master’s degree preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with direct experience in a development setting, a liberal arts

background, and a minimum of two years of professional writing or grantseeking experience. The candidate will possess demonstrated superior

writing, editing and grantsmanship skills; strong organizational and problem solving skills; effective interpersonal and communication skills;

attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines and goals; quantitative skills and comfort working with budgets; excellent computer proficiency and

experience with spreadsheets and databases; a valid driver’s license and the willingness to travel 10-15 days annually; an understanding of the

liberal arts, and interest in and enthusiasm for serving as part of a team of professionals seeking to raise support for programs and projects that

benefit Gettysburg College and its faculty and students.

There are many reasons why Gettysburg has been cited as one of the “Best Places to Work in PA” and one of the 2009 “Great Colleges to Work

For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Salary is very competitive and complemented by an excellent benefits package. Gettysburg College

is committed to creating a more diverse community; as part of that process, the College encourages candidates from historically

underrepresented groups to apply. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color,

national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, and disability.

Address all requests for information, letters of application and resumes, including the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three

professional references to: Jennifer Lucas, Co-Director of Human Resources, Gettysburg College, 300 North Washington Street, Campus Box

2443, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Email: Website is

For full consideration, please submit all applications by June 11, 2010.


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