April 20, 2012
Position open until filled
Sierra Health Foundation
Sierra Health Foundation is a private philanthropy with a mission to invest in and serve as a catalyst for ideas, partnerships and programs that improve health and quality of life in Northern California. Sierra Health is committed to improving health outcomes, promoting health equity and reducing health disparities in the region through convening, educating and strategic grantmaking. Since we began grant funding in 1985, we have awarded $85 million in cash grants to more than 890 nonprofit organizations.
This is a full-time position.
- Assist with the grantmaking process, including preparing and tracking correspondence, proposals, grant documents, contracts and payments.
- Inform applicants, grantees and other external audiences of grantmaking processes and procedures. Provide detailed information on proposal and grant requirements. Conduct follow-up on inquiries related to the administration of Sierra Health-funded programs.
- Assist with proposal research and summaries during grant review process.
- Actively participate as a member of the Program team, attend team meetings and collaborate with team members on preparing board packets, special projects and other team-related functions.
- Assist with the grant-monitoring process, including providing analysis and evaluation of grantee progress reports, providing technical assistance to grantees on grant- or contract-related matters, and ensuring timely response to monitoring issues.
- Maintain current, comprehensive information on proposals, grants and contracts, and create technical reports for the Program team using information from a GIFTS database.
- Provide guidance to grantees on grant processes and procedures. Work with Program staff and grantees to ensure grant requests are properly presented, accurate and acceptable.
- Coordinate the logistics, execution and completion of special events and meetings.
- Prepare and disseminate written communication (e.g. letters of support, project and meeting summaries).
- Assist with maintaining the Program contact database.
- Perform administrative duties as requested.
- Perform program-related research and special projects as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Three to five years support experience, preferably in grantmaking, nonprofit or related institution
- Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
- Excellent time management and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently
- Ability to multitask and work effectively in a time-sensitive environment
- Proficiency in Windows 7, Microsoft Office and the Internet
- Knowledge of MicroEdge GIFTS and Polycom preferred
This is a non-exempt position and the salary is commensurate with experience.
How to Apply
Apply for this position online. Please submit a cover letter and resume.
No e-mail or phone inquires, please
Sierra Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer