The USC School of Pharmacy is seeking a Director of Grants and Foundation Relations to join its Development team. Â This position reports directly to the Chief Development Officer and, working with the Dean and in close partnership with academic and advancement partners on both campuses of the University, will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and pursuing grant opportunities. Â Â
In coordination with the Schoolâs Chief Development Officer, and Director of Communications and Marketing, the Director of Grants and Foundation Relations will develop key marketing themes and strategies to communicate and present formal grant and funding proposals to prospects.
Additionally, the ideal candidate will work with the Dean and Chief Development Officer to develop, plan, and execute strategies to build and implement business processes and funding goals that align with the programs and objectives of the School.
This position will require the ability to research and write grants and/or proposals to foundations, corporations, government agencies, etc.. The preferred candidate should have experience writing compelling proposals, collaborating with team members, researching foundations and corporations whose interests align with the School of Pharmacy, and making presentations either in-person or via teleconferencing and other related media.
Demonstrated experience in obtaining grants from corporations, foundations, government agencies, and other viable funders
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 7 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Major campaign and fundraising experience.
Internal Number: REQ20084780
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