Grant Manager

Website University of Findlay

The University of Findlay ( is seeking a full-time Grant Manager, responsible for writing and submitting proposals for philanthropic initiatives which may include private foundations, corporate foundations, family foundations and individual campaign prospects. The Grant Manager will also be responsible for writing and submitting federal, state and research grants in conjunction with University faculty members. The Grant Manager will participate in meetings with faculty and administrators to identify areas of need and match those needs with the criteria of funding sources. This position manages the grant submission process which includes applications, proposals and obtaining all necessary documentation required for competitive grant submissions.


A bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree is preferred, with five years required work experience. The candidate must possess knowledge and experience in researching grant sources, grant writing, grant policies and procedures management, and post-award grant management. Preference given to candidates with additional years of work related and/or higher education experience.


A valid US Drivers’ license with a safe driving record is required, and the energy and ability to travel 8-10 days a month.  Some evening and weekend work, and some overnight travel are expectations of this position.


Established in 1882 through a joint partnership between the Churches of God, General Counsel and the city of Findlay, the University of Findlay has nearly 80+ majors leading to baccalaureate degrees, 11 master’s degrees, and five doctoral degrees.  More than 3,300 students from approximately 42 countries are enrolled at Findlay. Consistently ranked as a Best National University by U.S. News & World Report, the University has also been regularly recognized as one of the best four-year institutions in the Midwest by the Princeton Review and was named to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings in 2022. In addition, our faculty and staff strive to create a supportive community in which our students grow and find their path to a meaningful life and productive career.


As a member of the city of Findlay, you will have the opportunity to be a part of the top ranked micropolitan community in the United States. Our small city offers so much to professionals like yourself, including a robust business climate, active downtown, and top-rated schools and parks.


The Office of Human Resources will accept complete applicant files until the position is filled, early submission of materials will afford them optimal attention.


All applications will be considered highly confidential. Offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including UF tuition remission for accepted employee, spouse and children.  The UF Employment Application may be found on the website at:


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To apply for this job email your details to BRIAN@FINDLAY.EDU