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Proposal Development Associate for Special Projects (id:51365)

Statement of the Job :
Proposal Development Associates for Special Projects are responsible for providing proposal writing support to faculty pursuing external high profile and high dollar value funding opportunities from federal, state, and private sources. Typical hiring range for this part-time, 30 hours a week position is $51,000 to $56,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Complete Job Description
About the University :
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System?s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.
Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.
Qualifications :
Required Qualifications:
Education associated with a Master?s degree.
At least 10 years of experience with grant funded projects, proposal submissions, and University research/scholarship.
Excellent writing and presentation skills as well as analytical skills.
Attention to detail and timeliness in meeting firm deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications:
Education associated with a Doctoral degree.
Demonstrated proficiency to work independently and self-monitor progress toward goals and deadlines.
Strong leadership, social, interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills are necessary to be able to work effectively with a wide range of workstyles.
Successful work experience related to faculty development.
Other Information :
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references
You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: Immediately
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: October 15, 2018
Tentative start date: November 1, 2018
For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Jason Charland at jason.charland@maine.edu.
Appropriate background checks are required .
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran?s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
Position Title: Proposal Development Associate for Special Projects (id:51365)
Campus: Orono
Department: Office of Research Development - ORD
Bargaining Unit: UMPSA
Salary Band/Wage Band: 05
Location: Orono, ME
Length: Fiscal Year (12 Months)
Required Documents: Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV


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