Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Job 175111 - Program Assistant
Atlanta, GA

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Job Details

Location: Atlanta, GA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

FOUNDATION INFORMATION Healthcare Georgia Foundation is a statewide, private independent foundation located in Atlanta, Georgia. Our mission is to advance the health of all Georgians and to expand access to affordable, quality healthcare for underserved individuals and communities. The Foundation’s grantmaking philosophy recognizes the privilege and significant responsibility that comes with stewardship of public resources. Our goal is to create a culture of grantmaking excellence. Mission driven, Healthcare Georgia Foundation will strategically allocate resources statewide based on evidence of need, demand, and effectiveness.  POSITION SUMMARY Assist in administration of the Grantmaking Program to ensure achievement of the Foundation’s mission. Review and process grant applications submitted to the Foundation, including conducting initial application eligibility reviews. • Organize and coordinate program-related grant review meetings, including managing the external reviewer web portal, consolidating reviewer scoring forms and providing technical support during grant application review meetings. • Develop quarterly program-related dashboards/infographics summarizing the Foundation’s grantmaking activities for board meetings. • Attend quarterly board meetings and provide support to program staff as needed. • Provide support for the Foundations web-based HealthTecdl distance learning system for program-related events. • Assist Program staff with coordinating and administering active grant programs/initiatives. • Review and analyze progress and final reports for program and/or budget issues, and develop monthly reports summarizing any identified issues within the reports. • Process requests for grant amendments when needed. • Work with grants management and Program staff to ensure applications are complete and distributed among staff (i.e. budgets, logic models, MOU’s, and financial documents). • Contact grant applicants to obtain additional information required to complete processing their grant application, and conduct additional research on applicant organizations, if required. • Assist with planning, hosting, and supporting internal and external Foundation meetings, events, site visit scheduling, and webinars related to funding programs/initiatives. • Respond to e-mails, telephone calls and letters requesting general information about the Foundation’s grantmaking and/or the status of pending applications. • Support document production as needed, including preparing and editing presentations. • Support the Foundation’s Bi-Annual Connections Conference and the Joseph D. Greene Community Service Awards. • Ability to manage multiple projects, tight deadlines, and prioritize work assignments.

 

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in health, social work, psychology, sociology, non-profit, or equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required abilities. • 2-4 years of experience in program delivery with 2 years in grantmaking and/or grant seeking environment preferred. • Excellent working knowledge with Microsoft Office; MS Access, GIFTS, PowerPoint, Adobe Connect, RegOnline, Salesforce, Survey Monkey, MS Excel, etc. • Demonstrated knowledge or experience in healthcare related areas. • Excellent writer, attention to details, strong organizational skills, and self-starter. • Prior experience with program evaluation techniques. • Experience with health promotion/disease prevention. • Excellent verbal communication, and ability to work with other functional Foundation departments (e.g. grants management, communications, and evaluation). • Ability to analyze problems and identify appropriate alternatives • Ability to work as a member of a creative team.

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