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Organization Name:
The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Santa Monica, California
United States
Position type:
Experience level:
< 2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Half-time Consultant Program Officer - College Access

Position Summary:

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation is hiring a consultant program officer to focus on grantmaking promoting increased college access and success in the greater Los Angeles area. This position will be half-time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifies areas of opportunity to guide grantmaking in line with Foundation’s goals

  • Manages RFP process, applicant inquires and ongoing communication

  • Performs detailed due diligence on grant applications, including site visits and analysis of financial statements

  • Prepares and presents written summaries of grant applications for review by internal team and Foundation board of directors

  • Maintains ongoing relationships with grantees to assess the progress of grants and assists grantees with challenges involved in program implementation


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus

  • Experience working within a college access and/or success program is preferred but not required

  • Grantmaking experience is helpful but not required

  • Knowledge of the Los Angeles nonprofit/foundation landscape is helpful but not required

  • Attention to detail required with the ability to produce high-quality, accurate work in all facets of position responsibilities

  • Consistently shows initiative and sound judgment doing one’s best work

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-starter and independent thinker

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks independently

  • Strong analytical reasoning and creative problem solving abilities

  • Carries out assignments without direction

  • Demonstrates sound judgment and use of tact, diplomacy and discretion

    Location: Consultant's office / home-office

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary/consulting fee history to [email protected] by January 27, 2017. No calls, please.