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Outreach Specialist - CHHS

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Research and Sponsored Programs

Job Title

Outreach Specialist - CHHS

Department

Research and Sponsored Programs

Salary

$46,448 - $57,520; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Provide direct support to the Center for Health & Human Services (CHHS) leadership to identify, apply for, and manage pre- award tasks related to external grants and contracts for CHHS. Identify potential funding opportunities with federal, state, and private funders and present to CHHS Director. Work with Director to develop proposals based on identified funding areas, opportunities, or project visions identified and/or prioritized by the Director that reflect the CHHS mission and vision. Develop and execute task lists approved by the CHHS Director for a successful application with a proposal that is complete, competitive, and in compliance with university requirements.. Work collaboratively with Office of Research and Sponsored Programs which will submit the proposal, following ORSP procedures and policies. Provide updates to Director on progress of each proposal and request information needed to complete all proposal components including the budget and all required supplemental materials. Develop electronic file management system for each proposal. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Education

Master's Degree with one (1) year of experience (see below) or Bachelor’s Degree with four (4) years of progressively responsible experience (see below).

Required Related Experience

Master’s Degree: One (1) year of experience in grant writing, research administration, development, public relations, customer service/support, or other related field.

Bachelor’s Degree: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in grant writing, research administration, development, public relations, customer service/support, or other related field.

Desirable Related Experience

Prior experience in higher education administration preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Vacation and Sick Leave  
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: October 14, 2022

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