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Posted February 07, 2024.

Proposal Development Specialist

Locations: Pullman, WA

Remote/Hybrid Work Options Available

Time Type: Full time

Job Requisition ID: R-11109

Available Title(s): 1138-NN_ADMINPRO - Coordinator, 1138-YN_ADMINPRO - Coordinator

Business Title: Proposal Development Specialist

Employee Type: Admin. Professional

Time Type: Full time

Position Term: 12 Month

Position Details:
As the Proposal Development Specialist, you will support the overall operation of the Office of Research Advancement and Partnerships (ORAP) programming including acting as a proposal consultant, assisting with strategic planning for ORAP proposal programing, providing oversight of training programs, assisting faculty with finding funding, facilitating and leading educational opportunities for the WSU research community, and providing proposal review at all stages. You will be required to use independent judgment, decision-making, and initiative in performing all duties. Also, you will manage staff that support the previously outlined activities. You will facilitate the proposal development process from pre-RFP activities through proposal submission including, but not limited to, creating a development schedule, coordinating milestones, managing internal deadlines, organizing meetings, and filling out forms related to proposal submission. In this role, you will also be responsible for coordinating with principal investigators to develop non-technical proposal sections, such as resources, facilities, project management, past performance, outreach, and evaluation. Additionally, you will coordinate internal and external reviews and create and maintain a process for incorporation of the feedback into the proposal. You will also have the opportunity to develop, in consultation with the AVP/AVC, recurring training programming, outreach activities, information sessions, and mentoring programming. You will schedule and collaborate with faculty and staff to provide training to the WSU research community. In this role, you will support faculty in all aspects of finding funding including using PIVOT and other databases; stay current on RFPS from funders; attend webinars from major funders; and keep up to date records of current and forthcoming opportunities. You will develop and maintain templates, forms, and other resources and content for the proposal library, website, and other forums for use by researchers, as well as provide support as needed on post-submission requests by sponsor and/or other offices.

Based in Pullman, WA, with the possibility for hybrid work options.

Required Qualifications:
- A Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
- Three (3) years of proposal writing experience with federal and non-federal sponsors for extramural applications.
- Experience successfully developing single investigator research proposals.
- Ability to work outside normal business hours (Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm).
- May require travel outside the Pullman area.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Masters or PhD degree demonstrating general knowledge of various technical fields.
- General experience in a wide range of disciplines: business, administration, legal, accounting, grants management.
- Familiarity with major federal and non-federal sponsors that support university research and scholarship.
- Ability to provide supportive leadership and clear communication in a team-based environment.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Office of Research

Department Name: Research Advancement & Partnerships

City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164-1060 | Based in Pullman, WA, with the possibility for hybrid work options Department Link: Office of Research and Office of Research Advancement & Partnerships

Monthly Salary: $5,486 - $8,400 In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For additional information, please review WSU's Administrative Professional Compensation.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the detailed Summary of Benefits offered by WSU for AP staff and Total Compensation. FTE: 100%

This is a permanent position. Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by Sunday, March 3, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Overtime Eligibility: Overtime eligibility will be determined based on final salary placement.

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions: All applicants must upload a cover letter and resume/CV to their online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications. Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.
- External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV" section of your application.
- Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter" section of your application.

Required Documents:
- Resume or CV
- Cover Letter

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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