The Program Associate will play a central role in coordinating the international grantmaking activities of the program department, provide program and administrative support to the international program team, and act as a liaison between program staff, grantees and external consultants.
Coordinates the international grantmaking process to include reviewing proposals; assisting with board write-ups and presentation materials; monitoring grantee reports, contracts and payments; and preparing and maintaining correspondence.
Assists with proposal research, summaries and budgets during the review process.
Performs program related research and special projects as assigned.
Provides guidance to grantees and applicants on grant processes and procedures as requested.
Fields inquiries regarding proposed and funded programs.
Interfaces with grants management to comply with internal audit procedures, grant tracking procedures and grantmaking processes.
Coordinates external program related events such as meetings, conferences and presentations.
Undertakes projects and other duties as assigned.
A bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience are required; a master's degree is preferred.
International field experience is highly desired; familiarity with children and global health issues in the developing world is beneficial.
A passion for the Foundation's mission and interest in its strategic initiatives and major program areas.
An understanding of grantmaking and the nonprofit sector are highly desired.
Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational, analytical and time management skills with high attention to priority and detail.
Works well independently and within a team and demonstrates a high degree of initiative, flexibility and collaboration.
Ability to continually seek information and look for new approaches to processes and practices.
Welcomes feedback as a means to personal and professional growth.
Excellent computer skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database experience.
A competitive compensation package is available, including a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, and a comprehensive benefits package.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and salary history by email to Human Resources at hr(at)hiltonfoundation.org . Please note "Program Associate, International Programs" in the subject line of the email. No phone inquiries, please.
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool.