Grant Writer, College of Cooperative Education and
Professional Studies, Hybrid
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the
nation's best urban public research universities. Home to nearly
48,000 students, about 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni,
UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical
setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design
program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation
District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years
of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative
education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big
12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's
annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8
About the Department
At the University of
Cincinnati College of Cooperative Education and Professional
Studies (CCPS), we believe that experiential learning and career
education are essential components of higher education. In support
of this, we develop and deliver innovative, high-impact courses,
programs, and services that foster students' personal and
professional development as dynamic, thoughtful, global citizens.
Cooperative Education and Professional Studies (CCPS) faculty and
staff have earned UC the distinction of being U.S. News and World
Report's (2023) #1 public university for co-ops and
The College of Cooperative
Education and Professional Studies (CCPS) is expanding its team to
include a grant writer who can support the College in obtaining
funding related to the CCPS mission.
The Grant Writer will strategically design, implement, and
evaluate programs that provide faculty and staff with direct
support and professional development in the skills necessary to
create successful proposals to public and non-public sponsors.
- Work through the proposal development process to conceptualize,
draft outlines, conduct research, and write proposal sections to
ensure overall quality, consistency, and responsiveness of all
elements of technical proposals.
- Work collaboratively with CCPS leadership, faculty, staff, and
program teams to identify funding opportunities and develop strong
proposals for projects related to the CCPS mission.
- Create and deliver grant writing and facilitation training
workshops for CCPS faculty and staff.
- Participate in strategic collaboration with relevant partners
including UC government relations and lobbyists.
- Maintain knowledge of changing state, federal and private
foundation grant standards and proposal guidelines.
- Maintain proactive communication with state, federal and
private foundation sources/sponsors to inform the College of
trends, issues, and opportunities related to workforce development
and other mission-relevant topics.
- Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with academic,
professional, and clerical staff and with representatives of
- Compile proposal inputs for varied scholarly programs.
- Ensure the highest quality of writing for all proposal sections
prepared by faculty and staff.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree
- Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other
specialized training can be used in lieu of education
Three (3) years of
experience in grant research and writing.
Additional Qualifications Considered
- Demonstrated experience collaborating with faculty and staff
across colleges, departments, and/or disciplines.
- Grant writing experience and proven success in obtaining
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
- Office environment/no specific unusual physical or
qualified applicants must apply online at
- Cover letter of interest
- Current CV/Resume
All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using
the Additional Documents section in the application.
Applications without a cover letter and CV/Resume will not be
considered for the position. A writing sample may be requested
during the interview process.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a
wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet
the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and
your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
- Competitive salary range of $55,000 - $59,000 dependent on the
- Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental,
vision, and prescription coverage.
- Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee
wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
- Financial security via our life and long-term disability
insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings
- Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick
leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid
- Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible
- Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and
culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an
inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment.
As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include
a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution,
if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security
system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees
have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS,
STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action /
Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability /