Looking for Senior Program Associate

02 Sep 2014 08:58 #9352 por visa

Position Overview
The Senior Program Associate supports the implementation and management of the Foundation's grant programs and leadership initiatives. Working closely with the Foundation's Director of Community Leadership, the Senior Program Associate works to ensure successful realization of the Foundation's new strategic priorities. The Foundation aspires to be a leader in effective Community Leadership philanthropy and the Senior Program Associate will also work closely with community leaders and residents to engage them in all of the Foundation's programming.

Specific Responsibilities:
Manage a portfolio of grants, including but not limited to making site visits, providing grant recommendations, working with partners to determine appropriate benchmarks, and distilling relevant information on grant outcomes
Assist in maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the Foundation's grants database
Coordinate technical assistance for grantees, including but not limited to workshops on race & equity and best practices in youth leadership
Partner with the Director of Community Leadership to support the Foundation's discrete initiatives that may range from large-scale innovations to an annual series of seminars on key issues in the borough
Represent the Foundation at borough and neighborhood forums and meetings
Other duties, as assigned.

B.A. degree and at least 5 years of experience in nonprofit sector, public policy or philanthropy
Capacity for deep listening
Superb organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Interdisciplinary thinker who can make connections across sectors, cultures and

Fields of practice
Energetic and creative thinker, naturally scouting for good ideas and relevant

Ability to perform gracefully in all situations and thrive in an environment of flux
Ability to anticipate obstacles and offer solutions
A passion for social justice, equity and youth leadership
Resident of Brooklyn or strong ties to the borough

Additional Details
This is a full-time position located in Brooklyn, NY. Salary will range between $50K and 60K, depending on experience. The Foundation offers a competitive benefits package.

The Brooklyn Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are looking for a diverse applicant pool and strongly encourage people of color, immigrants, members of the LGBTQ community, and applicants from low-income and working class backgrounds to apply.

Brooklyn, 1000 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY

How to apply?
1. List Senior Program Associate in the subject line.
2. Email cover letter and resume to:

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