Update, 9/15/2011: This position has been filled. Thank you to all who expressed interest.
The Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Development Assistant Position.
The temporary Development Assistant for the Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security will take a lead in helping coordinate and facilitate meetings, research, identify and disseminate funding source information to CIOCS community, prepare and submit proposals to meet Institute priorities and goals, and provide grants administration support to successfully funded applicants, as needed. The Development Assistant will also: assist in assessing CIOCS needs through facilitating focus group sessions, developing and administering surveys, and recommending projects for proposal development; serve as an articulate, enthusiastic, and visible spokesperson for the organization; actively serve as a member of the senior management team, working collaboratively with scientists, conservation, external affairs, and finance staff on fundraising and administration tasks; provide assessment and feedback on CIOCS’s overall development program, providing mentorship and direction to other interns, volunteers and staff as appropriate; execute Institute convening’s and events from conception to post event wrap up including facilitating agenda creation and implementing and/or supervising logistics; work collaboratively with staff, faculty, and CIOCS collaborators to conceptualize, draft, and develop grant proposals; prepare draft applications for review and development; provide ongoing grants management/administration support to successfully funded grants, including serving as liaison to funding agency and within the college; prepare various marketing materials for the department; compile data for use in reporting development activities; conduct ongoing research on public and private funding opportunities at the local, state, and national level; and review and interpret funding solicitations and announcements from public and private funding sources and remains current in funding trends and themes.
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