Grants Manager

San Diego Museum of Man

San Diego, California


The right candidate will have an adventurous spirit and know how to take the right kinds of risks. This person will not only be an extraordinary writer, but also an exceptional strategic thinker who can envision creative ways to find funding and match what funders are looking for in the application process. An integral part of the team, the Grants Manager will be responsible for developing small to medium level institutional funding requests of all types. This role will work at a fast pace in a deadline-driven environment and will thrive knowing that they are part of the team blazing a trail for what museums can be.


The Grants Manager will be responsible for the full cycle of grant seeking, and aspects of post-award activity, such as grant reporting. The successful candidate will identify federal, state, local and private funding opportunities, and will develop proposals using superior communication skills. This will include all data gathering and analysis required to demonstrate funding need, as well as development of narrative prose, preparation of ancillary documentation for proposal package submission; and documentation of all prospecting activities, submissions and outcomes. This position will also be responsible for limited grant implementation and deliverable monitoring.


How to Apply:

The San Diego Museum of Man is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Please send a cover letter and resume to with “Registrar” and your first initial and last name in the subject line.