Job Description

Extended Job Title
Corporate and Foundations Relations Director

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Writing Sample

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
1. Initiate, develop, direct and manage activities appropriate to the successful pursuit of campus foundation and corporate grants, with a financial goal to maintain a $1,000,000 yearly revenue stream with a 3% - 5% increase every year.
2. Identifies and cultivates potential corporate and corporate foundational partnerships, including sponsorships, branding, philanthropic giving and research funding. Researches, approaches and builds corporate and corporate foundational relationships through electronic as well as in-person interaction. Researches approaches and builds corporate and corporate foundational relationships through electronic as well as in-person interaction.
3. Manage and direct relevant portions of project management and other databases, as well as interactions with TTUHSC EP and TTU system centralized personnel, with regard to all corporate and foundational activities to monitor, track, assign related tasks to increase grant and partnerships submissions and approaches.
4. Supervises the CFR personnel including the senior writer and coordinator. Performs other special projects as assigned.
5. Monitors research funding, advised and reports issues as necessary, prepares project reports for research and development.
6. Identifies public and private grant opportunities, researches grant programs and plans, generating proposals and supporting documentation in response in collaboration with the Managing Director of Development.
7. Works with Principal Investigators to develop grant submissions for new, continuing and competing applications to include grant proposal preparation, study budget forecasting, completion of required forms, as well as other administrative aspects of the proposal process. Works with VP of Research to coordinate research submissions. Ensures proposal compliance with institution and funding agency policies and procedures.
8. Employee must be able to facilitate all components of a grant project from submission to management phase in accordance to regulations of the proposal.
9. Manages and reviews project status, revenues, and expenditures to ensure compliance with grant funding regulations.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.  

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required preferably in the fields of study to include English, Journalism and Communications or related
field. Beyond five years experience in proposal/technical writing and editing skills. Experience working with databases
and project management platforms.

HSC - El Paso

Development Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Other Administrative


EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

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