Deadline: 10 June 2016
Open Society Foundations (OSF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Program Administrative Specialist in Baltimore, United States.
The Program Administrative Specialist will provide critical administrative and programmatic support for the Director of the OSI-Baltimore Community Fellowships Network.
OSF works to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Program Administrative Specialist will perform the following functions-
- Become familiar with OSI-Baltimore’s goals and programs overall and, more specifically, the Community Fellowships Network’s goals and objectives as well as the work of related grantees, key organizations and public agencies.
- Provide advanced administrative support to the Community Fellowships Network by performing operational work that helps achieve specific program goals and plans.
- Manage the grant making and contracting process for the Community Fellowships Network by providing administrative support to grants management, legal and finance departments as needed in order to ensure smooth and timely processing of grants, contracts and payments.
- Help to plan the Community Fellowships Network’s budget, track expenses, and monitor variances.
- Assist in complex events planning and management.
- Provide complex grant making or other data review and visualization.
- Participate actively in OSI-Baltimore and other OSF staff meetings, including task forces occasionally organized by U.S. Programs staff in New York and in planning meetings to strategize and critique program initiatives.
- Coordinate with the OSI-Baltimore development and communications units to share information about program priorities and strategies, the activities and impact of grantees, and, initiatives under development.
Applicants must have-
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study.
- 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a large and complex organization, preferably in the non-profit or philanthropic field.
- Experience with record keeping, budget management, and finance administration.
- Experience making administrative and procedural decisions on sensitive and confidential issues.
- Proficiency with office technology and IT solutions used by OSF, including the Microsoft Office suite.
- Proficiency in using data management and visualization platforms and databases (e.g., Salesforce and NetSuite).
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their resume and cover letter through online process.
For more information, please visit OSF.