The Buell Foundation is hiring a Program Assistant. This is a new role at the Buell Foundation and will support the Program Team. The Program Team is responsible for the Foundation’s grantmaking. This is an entry-level position with room for increasing responsibility after demonstrated mastery of core tasks. This position will play a critical role in maintaining a welcoming, productive, and supportive work environment that contributes to the overall success of the Buell Foundation grants program. This is especially true as our staff transitions back to a primarily office-based working environment after working from home during much of the pandemic. The primary functions of this role will include support of the Program Team, Grants Management support, and general administrative support.
The ideal candidate is an energetic, positive professional who enjoys wearing multiple hats. They are well-organized, adaptable, proactive and demonstrate humility and integrity. This candidate will enjoy working behind the scenes to ensure the success of a team of professionals. They will have a can-do attitude and the ability to see multiple possibilities and solutions. A sense of humor is also welcome. While not required, the most competitive candidates will have familiarity with the nonprofit sector and an interest or experience in the fields funded by the Foundation.
The individual filling this position will report to the Vice President of Programs and work in close partnership with the Program Team. This position is based in Denver.
This position will remain open until filled.