Assistant Director of Grants and Engagement

The Advancement Office seeks a part-time (30 hours/week) Assistant Director of Grants and Engagement to provide research, writing and reporting support for the College and Seminary’s comprehensive grants program. Primary responsibilities include performing research tasks related to funding requests; assisting in program development and information gathering for assigned grant projects; conducting the full range of activities required to prepare and submit grant proposals and reports; assisting in managing grant programs as assigned, including working with project managers, finance department and funders. Secondary responsibilities include assisting with internal and external communications and office-wide special events and functions.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years related experience. Strong written communication skills, including the ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive proposals. Must possess the ability to manage grant and event processes, be proficient with MS Office and Google Suite, and demonstrate excellent organizational, verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work both independently and with a team and possess high attention to details. Knowledge of research techniques, grant writing and fundraising experience expected.

 Application process:  A completed staff application is required and can be accessed via the Employment link at  Email completed application, letter of interest, resume, and references to:

Office of Human Resources
Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY  14624-1997
Telephone:  585.594.6260

RWC and NES comply with all applicable non-discrimination laws and are committed to the enhancement of human dignity and workplace diversity.