The Program Officer is expected to work on assignments in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy of the Foundation.
Some responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Manage a diverse grant portfolio with strong emphasis on programmatic impact, quality, and stewardship.
Identify and rigorously evaluate potential grantees and proposals based on strategic fit, potential scalability, and financial and organizational capacity.
Work collaboratively with internal support teams (Grants Administration, Legal, Public Affairs, etc.) in all aspects of moving a grant request from intake to commitment letter.
Possess content knowledge on issues that are of interest to the department. May be asked to provide leadership on a specific subject, while developing expertise on a broad range of issues.
Build key partnerships: act as a catalyst, colleague, and advocate who is dedicated to educating groups on Kauffman initiatives and engagement.
For a complete description of this position, and instructions on how to apply, please read this document [PDF].