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Director of Foundation and Government Support Programs

Simpson College seeks candidates for the position of Director of Foundation and Government Support Programs. This position is the primary grant/proposal writer for the College and will oversee all aspects of the grant writing process including researching, composing, editing, tracking, reporting and stewarding of grants.  

The Director will work with an experienced development staff and a research-driven faculty to initiate, create and manage Simpson College’s requests for support from charitable foundations and government agencies.

Candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree, preferably a master’s degree, 3-5 years of successful grant writing and relationship-building experience. Candidates are expected to possess knowledge of the grant funding process and a willingness to work both independently and in collaboration with college faculty and administrators.  

Candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, salary requirement and the names and contact information of three references to

Director of Human Resources
701 North C Street
Indianola, IA  50125

or to employment@simpson.edu.  

Consideration of candidates begins upon receipt of application materials and continues until the position is filled.

It is the policy and practice of Simpson College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. We specifically encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities and individuals who are bilingual (Spanish) to apply.   The entire Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found here.