Program Officer

Program Officer

Hiring Organization Information

Organization Name: 
Episcopal Health Foundation

Position Information

Employment Type: 
Full time
Experience Level: 
Professional (individual contributor)
Job Category: 
Program Management
Job Description: 
Position Summary: Under the leadership of the Vice President for Grants, the Program Officer assists in developing, managing, and evaluating a portfolio of grants and initiatives. The focus of the Program Officer’s work is to seek out investment opportunities that align with Episcopal Health Foundation’s (EHF) goals, outcomes, and strategies. While EHF’s Program Officers manage a portfolio of diverse grantees working across all EHF’s goals, outcomes, and strategies, each Program Officer serves as the primary lead on particular areas of work. This position will take the lead in our work under Goal 3: Build the Foundation for a Healthy Life by Investing in Early Childhood Brain Development. The ideal Program Officer should be knowledgeable of and have direct experience working within the health system and within systems that impact early childhood brain development including those providing supports for families in the perinatal period (during pregnancy and post-partum) and advancing relational health including nurturing dyadic interaction between caregiver and child. This position does not focus on work within the childcare, early education, or child welfare sectors but pertains to those programs and policies that build knowledge of and create opportunities to implement strategies for optimal, equitable brain development in the early years of life. The Program Officer will generate insights and develop actionable recommendations that inform our investment decisions and movement toward our goals. In addition, they will guide organizations through the entire grant application process, from concept development through presentation of proposals and evaluation results. The Program Officer is expected to develop and maintain a variety of relationships in the community, and a knowledge base of current trends, activities and changes within the community at-large in support of our goals, outcomes, and strategies. This job is based in Houston, Texas and offers a hybrid work environment in which all staff work in the office Monday through Thursday and have the option to work from home on Fridays, if schedules permit. Salary will be set in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience. In addition to salary, the candidate will receive Episcopal Health Foundation’s employee benefits which include comprehensive health insurance coverage and a retirement plan to which the Foundation will contribute an amount equal to 9% of base salary. Please visit our website to read the complete job description and the required qualifications and skills.
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How to Apply

Application Contact: 
Jo Carcedo
Application Deadline: 
Application Instructions: 
Visit our website for the detailed job description and for the link to the online application.
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