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Assistant Director of Grants and Foundations

  • Title

    Assistant Director Grants and Foundations
  • Type

  • Full-/Part-Time

  • Hours

    Monday - Friday 9-5
  • Start Date

  • Date Posted



  1. Assists Director of Grants and Foundation Relations in obtaining grants from foundations, corporations, and governmental agencies through research, writing, budget development and personal visits to support institutional priorities and financial needs of the College.
  2. Using commercial databases, researches corporation/foundation prospects to determine sources of funds, including corporate, governmental, and philanthropic foundations.
  3. Writes compelling proposals, manages deadlines, and cultivates prospects and stewards donors.
  4. Manages a portfolio of funding projects with College Deans.
  5. Works in collaboration with College Deans, program directors, finance office and Director of Grants and Foundation Relations to develop proposal narratives, budgets and reports.
  6. Develops and maintains collaborations with other departments and with external organizations.
  7. Assists Director of Grants and Foundation in developing and submitting annual reports to funding sources as required.
  8. Maintains and constantly updates pipelines of upcoming proposals and reports to track and manage deadlines.
  9. Manages pre-approval process of required review and signatures for faculty wishing to submit proposals on behalf of the College.
  10. Performs other duties as required to meet the goals and needs of the department and the College.


  • Bachelor degree required
  • Minimum of two years full-time grant writing experience in a non-profit setting.
  • Excellent understanding of the budgetary process and budget development.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with and understanding of grant sources.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent research and computer skills.
  • Familiarity with corporate/foundation prospect software desirable.
  • Send writing sample with resume

To apply for a position, please send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references to:

Endicott College
Human Resources
376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915
FAX: (978) 927-0084

Endicott College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Endicott College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of equal employment and complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. The College's objective is to employ individuals qualified and/or trainable for open positions by virtue of job-related education, training, experience, and qualifications without regard to sex, race, religion, color, age, physical disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin or citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.