Job Opportunities

Community Investment Director

Job Title: Community Investment Director
Status: Part-Time (under 30 hours per week)
Reports to: Senior Community Investment Director

Purpose:

Download PDFThe Community Investment Director provides support for WCF’s grant management and grant program functions, including grant review, grant records management and communications.

Essential Functions to do the job include:

Program Activities

  • Evaluate and analyze grant requests and determine the relevance of the request within WCF’s areas of interest
  • Counsel grant seekers on funding requests and general information inquiries
  • Conduct grant proposal reviews including site visits
  • Develop and write funding evaluations and present them at Board meetings
  • Review and track grantee requirements, including year-end reports
  • Review follow-up reports and write evaluations on past-funded grants

Grant Management/Office Assistance

  • Provide support to the Senior Investment Director and Operations Manager as needed
  • Create and maintain grant files including Foundant’s GLM web-based grant data system
  • Perform “due diligence” reviews of prospective grantee organizations

Client and Community Relations

  • Develop and coordinate external communications including publications, press releases, annual reports, social media and the Fund’s website
  • Attend public meetings and events to develop and maintain organizational visibility and accessibility for grantees and potential grant-seekers
  • Seek broader information on grantees that will help inform the grant review process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in areas related to WCF’s field of interest, evaluation or public administration
  • Basic knowledge of Lincoln-area human service, arts & culture, education and civic & community agencies
  • A high level of interviewing, investigative and/or evaluation skills
  • Background in grant writing, grant management and/or grant review
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to build trust and relationships with nonprofits and other funders
  • Dedication to the Fund’s practice of encouraging diversity, equity and inclusiveness

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references by May 1 either to info@woodscharitable.org or the address below.

Joan Stolle
Operations Manager
Woods Charitable Fund
1248 ‘O’ Street, Suite 1130
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

No phone calls, please.

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