Carnegie Corporation of New York, which was established by Andrew Carnegie in 1911 "to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding," is one of the oldest, largest and most influential of American grantmaking foundations.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about education reform and thrives in a creative, team-oriented, and problem-solving environment.
The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is proactive, has high initiative, is creative, energetic, well organized, and able to multi-task, prioritize, and learn quickly. The Program Analyst will provide programmatic support to the Program Director in the Leadership and Teaching to Advance Learning program area.
Leadership and Teaching to Advance learning pursues four major goals:
Responsibilities and Duties
The Program Analyst will work closely with the Program Director on all substantive areas of the work and will be deeply engaged with the Program Director in creative and strategic thinking. The Program Analyst will have opportunities to take initiative in research areas and will help inform grant-making direction. The Program Analyst will work with best-in-class organizations, grantees, and professionals. Responsibilities of the Program Analyst include:
Qualifications and Skills
Undergraduate degree required. Graduate degree in the related field preferred or commensurate work experience. Committed to urban education reform and the broader mission of the Corporation. At least five years of full-time prior work experience in the education field, conducting research and writing reports.
Strong writing, editing and communication skills. Work product that is clear, concise, accurate, and well organized. Motivated self-starter, able to anticipate needs, and take appropriate action. Excellent critical-thinking skills with an ability to utilize them with discretion and tact. Professional. Committed to teamwork and collaboration. Interested in taking initiative and working independently. Able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a skillful and timely fashion. Detail-oriented. Willing to manage scheduling and prepare and process grant materials. Interested in growing professionally. Technically proficient with strong working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Excel, among other programs.
Benefits and Perks
Competitive salary, excellent benefit offering including medical, dental, contribution to a retirement savings account, long-term care, life insurance and a generous paid time-off policy.
Carnegie Corporation of New York is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce and is firmly committed to complying with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity (“EEOC”) laws. The Carnegie Corporation of New York strictly prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of the individual’s race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, height and weight, disability, and any other characteristic protected by law. The Corporation abides by all applicable rules and regulations in its recruiting and employment practices including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.