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Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations - Grant Development

Ivy Tech Community College
United States, Indianapolis
50 West Fall Creek Parkway North Drive (Show on map)
May 19, 2023
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations - Grant Development

Job no: 511743

Work type: Full Time Administrative

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Categories: Administrative/Professional

General Description of Position:

Under direction of the Vice Chancellor, Development & Alumni Relations for Indianapolis, the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations provides support for all grant proposal development functions for the Indianapolis service area. The primary responsibilities include assisting in the development of grant proposals to private, state, and federal funding sources, performing functions in researching, identifying, developing, and responding to grant opportunities, developing, and stewarding relationships with grant funders, and helping to foster a culture of grants and philanthropy at Ivy Tech through strategic planning and collaboration with campus and statewide faculty and staff.

Major Responsibilities:

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Indianapolis

  • Collaborate with Indianapolis campus faculty and staff to identify regional needs relating to grants and sponsored programs
  • Research and identify grant funding opportunities via numerous online resources and disseminate funding opportunities to the appropriate faculty and staff
  • Develop, write, and implement logistics of grant proposal preparation and submission, as well as grant-end reporting
  • Serve as a liaison with funding organizations, working to ensure timely coordination of proposals and document information requests leading to specific asks
  • Prepare grant activity reports for campus leadership as requested

  • Strategize with Foundation, Systems Office, and campus staff and faculty to foster participation in the grant development process

  • Provide proactive management of grant proposals and documentation processes and ensure routing/tracking/storing of information including grant agreements, contracts, etc.
  • In conjunction with other Grants Office personnel, provide grant training sessions to encourage participation in the grant process
  • Special projects, assignments and committees as assigned

The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.


Bachelor's Degree


  • Proven success in the acquisition of private, state, and federal grants
  • Experience working in a diverse office environment
  • Ability to professionally engage Senior College leadership, grant funders and community partners
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must exhibit professional demeanor; initiative; good judgment; be able to work well under pressure and independently; detail oriented and organized; positively anticipate and react to frequently changing priorities
  • Must have a willingness and ability to occasionally travel on College business
  • Ability to take direction and follow through in a timely manner
  • Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive data

Preferred: Master's Degree
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Advertised: 24 Mar 2023 US Eastern Daylight Time

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