The William T. Grant Foundation is seeking a researcher to join our staff as a Program Officer or Senior Program Officer. The Foundation is a national funder of high-quality research on children and youth in the United States. Our current research focus areas are: 1) programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes; and 2) strategies to improve the use of research evidence in policies and practices that affect youth. Our funding spans various social science disciplines and across child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health, employment, youth programs, and education. The position is a member of the Foundation’s Senior Program Team, which is responsible for setting program directions, developing and implementing new program initiatives, reviewing grant applications, supporting grantee work, and representing the Foundation with external audiences. This is an exempt position.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing interests in and qualifications for the job responsibilities; curriculum vita; a research publication; and contact information for four references to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The William T. Grant Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
The expected start date is January 1, 2023, but is negotiable in the event of conflicting prior commitments. The candidate hired for this position is required to work in the Foundation’s New York City office. Currently, employees may work remotely up to two days per week.