Login to your account
Don't have an account yet?
Create your own account and receive notifications of opportunities of your interest, save the opportunity you like and discuss.
full-time Grant Writer in Cornell College

Full time Grant Writer in Cornell College

Country: USA
City: Mount Vernon
Looks like you haven't logged in.
Login to save opportunities.


Cornell College is accepting applications for a full-time Grant Writer. This position has primary responsibility for cultivating and soliciting selected corporate, governmental, as well as private foundations.

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A schedule. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from across the U.S. and worldwide.


  • Identify, evaluate, cultivate, and solicit major philanthropic commitments with highly competitive proposals to support the mission and strategic goals of Cornell College.
  • Monitor proposal deadlines, prepare and edit proposals, and manage proposal submissions.
  • Identify, evaluate, and lead the preparation of highly-competitive proposals for major grants to government entities to support the mission and strategic goals of Cornell College.
  • Also, monitor proposal deadlines, prepare and edit proposals, and manage proposal submissions.
  • Maintain contact with corporate and foundation representatives from the organizations that have supported the College in the past, or may support the College in the future.
  • Work with the Advancement office to coordinate and maintain high-quality cultivation as well as stewardship processes for active corporate and foundation donors.
  • In addition, ensure that stewardship and reporting requirements are met to sustain successful partnerships.
  • Also, maintain eligibility for future awards by writing and submitting all required reports for grants and awards and maintaining detailed records of prospecting and solicitation activities.
  • Moreover, coordinate with the Grants and Compliance Manager and Business and Enterprise Services.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • minimum of 3-5 years in project management and grant writing.

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to manage large and complex projects in a college setting.
  • Demonstrated ability in grant and proposal writing
  • Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve goals.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and networking skills with large groups as well as with individuals.
  • In addition, owns the ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated ability to take primary responsibility for a diverse number of projects
  • Also owns the ability to complete them promptly with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated record of success in generating significant commitments and awards from corporations, foundations, as well as governmental entities.

Application Process

The position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references through Cornell’s online application system.



Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Company NameCornell College
CityMount Vernon



Your email address will not be published. Fields marked with * are required.