About ECMC Foundation
Our mission is to inspire and to facilitate improvements that affect educational outcomes—especially among underserved populations—through evidence-based innovation.Learn More
Based in Los Angeles, ECMC Foundation is a national foundation working to improve postsecondary outcomes for students from underserved backgrounds. It is one of several affiliates under the ECMC Group enterprise based in Minneapolis, which together work to help students succeed.
ECMC Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The diversity of staff is critical to our success and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Individuals who reflect the communities and student populations that ECMC Foundation prioritizes are encouraged to apply.
Special Opportunities - Program Officer
ECMC Foundation's mission is to inspire and facilitate improvements that affect educational outcomes—especially among underserved populations—through evidence-based innovation. The Foundation makes investments in two focus areas: College Success and Career Readiness. This position is not remote and you must be available to work out of our downtown Los Angeles office. However, the work you will be a part of will impact students and adult learners all across the nation. This position is focused specifically on the Special Opportunities portfolio which supports cross-cutting work and identifies areas of particular impact and opportunity consistent with the focus of the Foundation. ECMC Foundation is a part of ECMC Group. Choosing a career with ECMC Group means joining a nonprofit corporation with a mission to help students succeed. With a vibrant mission and values, great benefits, and strong community involvement, ECMC Group organizations are an ideal team to join.
As a member of the program team, the Special Opportunities Program Officer will undertake a range of tasks, including but not limited to assisting in the development and ongoing management of special initiatives, performing due diligence on requests for funding, conducting site visits, writing proposal summaries, managing grantee and applicant relationships, maintaining paper and database records, reviewing financial statements, providing technical assistance and conducting research on higher education topics.
**Please include a cover letter with your application**
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ECMC Group is committed to ensuring our diverse, inclusive and equitable culture is built on a strong sense of belonging, where everyone feels seen, heard and encouraged to show up as their authentic-self.