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Writer Editor 3 – Davis, CA, Job ID 30468

Location: UC ANR - Davis

Date Posted: January 28, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

Under the direction of the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program (SAREP) Director and in collaboration with SAREP staff, coordinate, plan, and implement SAREP’s communications strategy for outreach, stakeholder engagement, and media/public relations. Revise and maintain SAREP’s websites and outreach materials. Develop a wide range of materials in various media and promote media awareness of SAREP and its major initiatives and projects. Interact with stakeholders through listening and responding to key audiences. Support efforts to integrate a diversity, equity, and inclusion focus into SAREP’s programmatic work and communications. Track grant application opportunities for SAREP and notify programmatic staff. Develop grant proposals to a wide range of granting agencies and organizations including, but not limited to, sponsored research grants and philanthropic proposals. Prepare contract and grant proposals, including dissemination of sponsor requirements and critical information to SAREP Principal Investigators (PIs), assembling written contributions, and obtaining supporting documents and forms. Provide writing and technical editing support for all documents, including rewriting and reorganizing technical content to minimize repetitive or ambiguous text, and editing difficult and technically advanced material for logic, organization, rational flow of content, and emphasis. Design, create, edit, or reformat graphics for inclusion in various documents. Manage the submission process of SAREP grant proposals to ANR's Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG). Track proposal submissions and data of successfully awarded proposals. Along with SAREP leadership, coordinate SAREP's small grants program.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

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