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Grants Proposal Writer - The Wolfsonian-FIU

  • 24 Feb 2017 3:17 PM
    Message # 4632844



    The Wolfsonian¬–Florida International University seeks an experienced Grant Proposal Writer to support the museum’s effort to obtain external funding. Working with a development team that includes a major gifts officer and a membership manager, this is a terrific opportunity to apply your writing talents and take on specialized development-related tasks.

    The Grant Proposal Writer creates and edits written content, coordinates preparation and submission of grant proposals and reports, and manages workflow and deadlines. The position assists with major corporate and individual funding proposals as needed. The Wolfsonian manages approximately ten recurring foundation and government grants each year. The position receives administrative support to manage FIU grant protocols and approvals from a dedicated pre- and post-award grant team at FIU’s Office of Research & Economic Development.

    Grants support our general operations, educational initiatives, publications, exhibitions, and special projects. The successful candidate must thrive in a culture that values excellence in writing, clarity in presentation, high attention to detail (grant requirements), creativity, teamwork, new ideas, and multiple skill sets. As a small team, we are seeking someone with the experience and willingness to handle broader duties as needed. The ideal candidate will desire to expand his/her portfolio to include oversight of a limited number of stewardship and cultivation events for individuals, and assistance with seasonal development projects.

    - Bachelor’s degree in related field and two (2) years of experience in grant writing and performing detailed administrative duties
    - Ability to flexibly handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
    - Solid work ethic, high level of professional integrity, positive attitude, and a sense of humor
    - Flexible schedule to accommodate last-minute deadlines, special projects, and programming/event assistance

    $45,000 Commensurate with experience

    As soon as possible

    Click on the link and search for Job Code 513031  to Apply Now and submit your resume, a one-page cover letter describing interest and experience, and the names of three references. The Wolfsonian–FIU can only consider applicants who complete the FIU online application process. 


    The Wolfsonian–FIU is a museum, library, and research center that uses objects to illustrate the persuasive power of art and design, to explore what it means to be modern, and to tell the story of social, historical, and technological changes that have transformed our world. The collection comprises approximately 180,000 objects from 1850 to 1950—the height of the Industrial Revolution through the aftermath of the Second World War—in a variety of media including furniture; industrial-design objects; works in glass, ceramics, and metal; rare books; periodicals; ephemera; works on paper; paintings; textiles; and medals.

    Located in the heart of Miami Beach’s historic architectural district, The Wolfsonian opened as a public museum and research center in 1995. In 1997, The Wolfsonian became a department of Florida International University (FIU), a rapidly growing urban public research university with more than 55,000 students. The Wolfsonian strives to build strong programmatic and intellectual relationships with the academic community at FIU.

    FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    To learn more about The Wolfsonian please visit