The Greater Los Angeles Education Foundation (GLA) is the philanthropic, knowledge, and action arm of the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE). The mission of the organization is to advance equity and innovation in education across Los Angeles County. GLA engages diverse problem solvers to address the region’s educational equity challenges and to create the opportunity for all students to reach their full potential, with a focus on the most marginalized students and families. GLA’s vision is that all students in LA County have educational experiences that address their full needs and allow them to thrive in college, career and life.
GLA is a small and dynamic team, all staff work across programs and projects. This is a growth opportunity for someone interested in the intersection of philanthropy, public service, and public-private partnerships. GLA offers a hybrid work environment, with some in-person meetings and the opportunity to work primarily from home. This position will report to the Director of Development and External Engagement.
GLA is seeking a Program and Development Manager to support key projects and initiatives, grantmaking, and play a critical role in building fundraising and partnership capacity. This position will work on multiple programs and will be a key support for the Los Angeles Community Impact Hub – an expansion of up to 15 new teen tech centers around Los Angeles County. This project is an initiative of GLA, LACOE and a coalition of national corporations, local funders, non-profits and public agencies. Primary functions will include supporting site identification, partnership cultivation and selection, working with an advisory committee of local leaders, project management, and administrative support.
This position will also play an integral role in general fundraising, program development and management, and communication for the organization. This will include identifying and writing grants, and managing related outcomes and reporting. It will also involve grant-making support, grants management, and public communication and promotion of program outcomes.
This is a full-time position with a generous benefits package, including matching retirement contributions. GLA offers a hybrid work environment, with the opportunity to work primarily remotely. The salary range for this role is $60,000 to $70,000.
Disclaimer: This description should not be construed to contain every function or responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job classification. This job description is intended to be general and will evolve. The description is subject to periodic updating. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time.
Interested, qualified persons are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Gelinas at [email protected] Please contact Sam Gelinas with any questions about the process.