Development Coordinator (Grant Writer)

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Science Central, a hands-on science center located within a large historical building, is currently hiring a knowledgeable, self-motivated, self-directed, grant writer. This person will research funding sources, write grants, and write grant reports; communicate the grant review process with associated staff; coordinate appropriate reporting and record-keeping; assist with fundraising, development activities, and special events. REQUIRED SKILLS: Ability to research and write grants; previous experience in grant-writing preferred; prefer a knowledge of local, regional, state foundation and funding sources; ability to research funding opportunities; ability to keep detailed notes and records; professional in attitude and practice; outgoing and articulate; meticulous and detail-oriented; strong research skills; grasp of language, communication skills, writing and spelling; comfortable in an exciting and fast-paced environment; able to handle high stress, multiple activities and deadlines; must have flexibility and capability to adapt to changing priorities and schedules; skilled with Microsoft Office programs; college-level classes in journalism, communications, English, etc, college degree preferred; successful completion of Criminal Background Check. SCHEDULE: 20 hours per week, flexible schedule, but will include some weekdays, weekends, and evenings. SALARY: $13,000; non-exempt; limited sick/vacation day benefits. APPLY: Open posting, position filled as needed. Obtain application online (http://www.sciencecentral.org/Supportpdfs/applicationforemployment.pdf). Send completed application, cover letter, resume, list of professional references (minimum of 3), and examples of successful proposals (minimum of 2) to: Human Resources Director Science Central 1950 North Clinton Street Fort Wayne, IN 46805 Fax: (260) 422-2899 amanda@sciencecentral.org Science Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Contact Person: Amanda Cutler
  • Contact Person's Position: Finance & Human Resources Director
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  • Phone Number: 260-424-2400
  • Fax Number: 260-422-2899