|POSITION TITLE:||Assistant Direct Grants and Program Development|
|PERSONNEL STATUS:||Exempt, Part-time, Regular|
|DEPARTMENT:||Dresher Center for the Humanities, CAHSS|
|RESPONSIBILITIES:||The incumbent will work collaboratively with the Director of the Dresher Center and university faculty and staff on advancing the Centerís goals related to developing funding opportunities for the Center's programs that support and extend humanities research, humanities faculty members, and scholarly awards and fellowships. Specific duties include: working with the Office of Sponsored Research Administration, the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's office, department chairs, and individual faculty members on developing funding opportunities; building relationships with program officers, and sponsoring workshops; developing grant and book proposals; engaging scholars, professional staff, and administrators in collaborative design and planning processes; coordinating the Center's media and social media outreach efforts by working with the Office of Institutional Advancement staff; preparing written materials for the Dresher Center website, print, and social media platforms; maintaining ongoing relationships with funding and program partners and scholars; presenting and leading workshops to increase awareness about program initiatives and projects; managing program databases; preparing progress reports on humanities initiatives for funders and the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; developing implementing and analyzing program evaluations; and performing other duties as assigned.
The Dresher Center for the Humanities promotes interdisciplinary research and scholarship in the humanities among faculty, students and visiting scholars. See the website for more information: http://dreshercenter.umbc.edu|
|MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:||Education/Experience: Requires a Masterís degree in a humanities field and 5 years experience in higher education preferably in program development in the humanities. Must have proven experience in the development of successful humanities research, program and education funding applications. Familiarity with grants programs and foundations databases and post-award reporting procedures strongly desired. Excellent organizational and communication skills a must. The ability to work with diverse constituencies of scholars, university administrators, and community partners and experience in implementing public programs desired. Track record in digital project development, social media work and program management a plus.|
|SALARY:||Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.|
|APPLICATION:||For best consideration, submit a cover letter, resume, CV, and names and contact information of three professional references by October 21, 2013 (resumes will be accepted until the position is filled) to: