• Grants Management Associate, University Investments

    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/1/2018 7:10 PM)
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  • Overview

    *To be considered, all candidates must submit a writing sample with their application.*


    You take pride in strategically organizing the details. You’re a go-getter – you thrive when coordinating and driving projects to completion. And you’re not afraid to speak up when you see ways to improve. When things are better than when you found them, you know you’ve done your job. 


    Sound familiar? This might be the opportunity you’re looking for. 


    The university investments team is a core component of our philanthropy that currently supports about 750 faculty members. And as Charles Koch recently shared, we’re seeing an increase in requests from scholars to support more programs and opportunities that expand open inquiry and a rigorous exchange of ideas that are essential for universities to be engines of learning, science, and the resulting discovery. 


    This is a new role on our university investments team essential to our success in keeping pace with the demand for our support. Your keen ability to manage complicated projects will help the team make informed decisions about supporting opportunities based on their potential to solve problems toward society of equal rights and mutual benefit. Each day you will know you played a role in tackling our country’s toughest challenges.    


    Join us.



    Your Responsibilities Include


    • Drive project management, coordinating with a number of capabilities to support grant-making and advance the vision, ensuring deadlines are met
    • Proactively seek and share knowledge, managing inputs to ensure accurate reporting on key metrics in real-time
    • Use team best practices to facilitate program evaluation and measurement to support effective investment decisions
    • Collaborate to analyze grant funding opportunities and participate in the grant recommendation process


    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization


    • 2+ years of relevant experience
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize effectively
    • Demonstrated ability to write and present information for a diverse set of audiences
    • High degree of humility, integrity, and professionalism
    • Excitement for the CKF vision to support scholarly pursuits that advance the understanding of what it takes to live in a free society
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and high sense of urgency


    Standout Applicants May Also Bring


    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Higher education experience


    About Us


    You’re unique. And we love that about you. We’ve learned that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 


    The Charles Koch Institute and the Charles Koch Foundation are working to advance a free society that best achieves long-term peace, civility, and well-being. We do this by supporting universities, non-profits, and professional training programs to find the ideas and talent that will stimulate a movement and change the world. Because here, your life’s work matters.



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