Mellon Foundation Seeks Ph.D. for Program Officer Position
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 11:26AM
By Lana Smith-Hale, Graduate Career Consultant in Job Hunting, job posting, jobs, non-academic jobs, ucsb career, ucsb grad students

Here is a great job ad that came across my desk and I thought it could be a great fit for a UCSB graduate student who is looking for a non-academic job.

Job Details:

THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

PROGRAM OFFICER

NEW YORK, NY

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (“Foundation”) is a not-for-profit, grant-making organization that seeks to strengthen, promote, and, where necessary, defend the contributions of the humanities and the arts to human flourishing and to the well-being of diverse and democratic societies. It makes grants in five core program areas (higher education and scholarship in the humanities; arts and cultural heritage; diversity; scholarly communications; and international higher education and strategic projects). The Foundation seeks a Program Officer capable of assuming a wide range of responsibilities in the Scholarly Communications department.

Position Details:

The Program Officer in Scholarly Communications reports to and takes direction from the Senior Program Officer and cultivates, mentors, and supervises program staff. The Program Officer meets regularly with leaders in the field, invites and evaluates proposals, prepares grant recommendations, manages budgets, and participates in policy discussions. The Program Officer also contributes actively to various collective activities and special initiatives of the Foundation, and helps maintain an effective and collegial work environment.

Responsibilities:

Required Skills and Experience:

The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, offering competitive salary, outstanding benefits, and excellent working conditions.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: ProgramOfficerSC@mellon.org. They will consider each response carefully, but only contact those individuals they feel are most qualified for the position.

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