The Emmet Family Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation based in New York committed to the values of liberty and opportunity. The Board is hiring a professional staff for the first time in order to prepare for significantly increased, strategic grantmaking. The Board is interested in supporting a variety of causes, including improving public policy, supporting liberty and opportunity for every American, improving mental health outcomes in communities, and increasing access to high-quality education for every child and family. The staff will have the opportunity to work closely with the Board to help shape and build a strategy and culture for the Foundation, which will be among the largest in the country in terms of annual giving. The staff will be fully remote and will be mission-driven, experienced team players who enjoy the process of building strategies, processes, teams and cultures.
About the Position
The Emmet Family Foundation is seeking a curious self-starter to join our team as a Program Officer. The Program Officer will be responsible for ensuring grantmaking in the Education portfolio aligns with the foundation’s mission, managing relationships with the foundation’s grantees during a time of significant growth in the annual charitable giving. The Education portfolio will focus on issues related to providing families and children with the best possible educational opportunities. The Program Officer will report directly to the Director of Grants while working closely with the foundation team. This position is fully remote with travel up to 25%.