Our commitment to building a strong and diverse community is reflected not only in our work, but also in our staffing.

We understand that our fates and futures are interwoven, so we actively strive to be an employer of choice – offering a competitive compensation package, worthwhile development opportunities and a rewarding workplace environment.

Current Positions

Community Impact Assistant

FLSA: Exempt

Start Date: Summer/Fall 2020

Reports to: VP for Community Impact

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Community Impact Assistant will serve a pivotal role on the Community Impact Team. The Community Impact Team oversees the grantmaking and scholarship activities at The Community Foundation. The Community Impact Assistant will provide both programmatic and administrative support in these areas in addition to ensuring that the Community Foundation’s programmatic goals and objectives are achieved. The Community Impact Assistant will report to the Vice President for Community Impact.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Technologically Savvy (can learn new systems with relative ease), Data Driven, Customer Focus, Relationship Building/Communication, Project Management, Forward Thinking, Adaptability/Flexibility, Attention to Detail/Accuracy

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

GRANT ADMINISTRATION

  • Grant lifecycle database management: responsible for overseeing our grants management software. This includes building applications, grantee communications, processing payments, collecting and analyzing data and generating reports;
  • Maintain integrity of information in databases;
  • Assist Vice President of Community Impact with grantee events and learning workshops;
  • Draft e-newsletter for grantee communications;
  • Recommend website updates to marketing as needed’;
  • Liaise and project manage with special community projects; collective impact groups, giving circles, donor advised funds (DAFs) and family foundations.
  • Complete research as necessary to stay on top of local community trends/needs and national and local philanthropic trends;
  • Join on site visits to enhance learning and understanding of our service area.

SCHOLARSHIP ADMINISTRATION

  • Provide management and support in all aspects of scholarship administration processes from the application through the award lifecycle including, but not limited to: working with the scholarship administration vendor and their management of the online scholarship applications and award recommendations, coordinating volunteer interviewers, overseeing posting/publicity of scholarship availability, awarding payments and complying with all state and federal requirements;
  • Work with Community Impact Officer to fully comprehend scholarship fund criteria, ensure that all awards appropriately match the pertinent funds available and prepare first draft recommendations for the Vice President for Community Impact and the Scholarship
  • Monitor post-award student scholarship progress to ensure that all award conditions are met;
  • Collect thank yous, stories and create systems to analyze persistence and completion of scholarship recipient;
  • Recommend website updates to marketing as needed;
  • Communicate effectively and with timeliness to scholarship recipients

 GENERAL

  • Complete special projects as needed;
  • Community engagement and outreach regarding grant and scholarship opportunities;
  • Event planning as needed;
  • Coordinate audit and compliance procedures for internal and external grant and scholarship file audits in cooperation with Finance Department;
  • Responsible for meeting preparations and minutes for Community Impact & Scholarship Committee;
  • Draft presentations as needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 0-2 years of previous work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Excellent computer skills (new software, Microsoft Suite Products, comfortable with new software and databases).
  • Commitment to accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

SUPERVISORY

None

The Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.

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