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Senior Program Associate
Principal Foundation and Community Relations
Full-time | Des Moines, IA
The Senior Associate is a key member of the Principal Foundation and Principal Community Relations (F/CR) team. The position combines program and project management responsibilities with active relationship management, research, and internal/external communications. The Senior Associate is responsible for promoting F/CR’s national programs, in concert with the communications team, conducting information meetings, and scheduling, planning, and executing F/CR engagement programs.
Salary range: $41,650 – $80,400
Deadline to apply: October 14, 2022
Keep Iowa Beautiful
Full-time | West Des Moines, IA
For twenty years, Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) has inspired Iowans to build stronger communities through improvement and enhancement programs. Keep Iowa Beautiful began in 2000 as a vision to enhance the image and appearance of the countryside and Iowa communities by improving their economic health and cultural vitality. With the support of sponsors, donors and partners, Keep Iowa Beautiful manages and coordinates programs that provide:
• Funding and resources to enhance and improve many of Iowa’s communities;
• Educational opportunities to share information and cultivate sustainable lifestyles;
• Volunteer efforts to ensure the beauty of Iowa is maintained; and
• Scholarships and awards to encourage growth and knowledge in the field.
Salary range: $75,000-100,000
Deadline to apply: October 7, 2022
Assistant Director of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations
Full-time | Grinnell, IA
The Grinnell College Grants Office seeks an Assistant Director who will support our research development programming while working with the rest of our office to support grantseeking for individual or institutional projects. This is a really exciting time to join us–we’ve just completed a study on research culture at Grinnell that suggests lots of possibilities for research development programming, we’re heading into a strategic plan and campaign that will involve exciting institutional grant possibilities, and we’ve added our largest-ever class of new faculty to our creative, engaged, and accomplished community of teacher-scholars. While no specific degree is required for this position, we would prefer a candidate with previous experience in a research setting in higher education (e.g. a research-based graduate program) or who otherwise has has some understanding of the process of scholarship, academic publication, and faculty career progression (in any discipline).
Salary range: $49,000-$58,000
Deadline to apply: open until filled (posted here 9/19/22)