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Grants Database Specialist

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation for the 29-town Greater Hartford region, is seeking a grants database specialist to join the grants department team.

The assignment: Maintain a grants information database and an online application system, assist with grant-related activities from initial inquiry to grant closure, maintain electronic and print grant record-keeping systems, respond to grantee support needs, process grant payments, and assist department team members to develop grant processing efficiencies.

Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook) and data/information management software
  • Ability to comprehend systems (the "big picture") and the importance of following established procedures and paying attention to details
  • Ability to produce accurate work on time and to balance multiple priorities
  • Critical thinker with ability to define a problem and offer potential solutions
  • Confidence to interact with grantees and coworkers 
  • Energy/enthusiasm to work with team members to improve systems 
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and listening skills
  • Determination to learn new skills in the quest for skills improvement
  • Associate's degree, preferably in Accounting or Business Administration
  • 3 to 5 years administrative experience, preferably in a complex nonprofit organization

To apply, please email a cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications for this position, your salary requirements and your résumé to ysantana@hfpg.org.

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is an equal opportunity employer whose diversity among our staff and volunteers is essential to our mission.

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