Program assistant i - pre-award support

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Iowa State University
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) seeks applicants for a Program Assistant I position who will be primarily responsible for conducting research to assist in securing grant funding for CALS faculty and staff.
In addition, this position completes tasks related to identifying and distributing grant funding opportunities; performs searches for funding opportunities on a daily basis; writes and edits weekly and longer-term reports on funding opportunities; and updates a funding resources website. The position will also be responsible for formatting and editing documents for grant submissions using exact and specific requirements of the granting agency, formatting and editing other documents, and creating Word and Excel documents. The incumbent may occasionally help with general office duties such as filing, running errands, and special projects.
The successful candidate will possess excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills; the ability to work independently; and the ability to meet strict deadlines. The candidate will possess the ability to use discretion while working on confidential matters. The ability to conduct high-level internet searches is essential to the duties of this position. Bachelor''s degree and some related experience OR a combination of related education and experience totaling more than four years. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.

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