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Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is an equal opportunity employer relying on a diverse group of individuals to achieve our mission.

Research and Evaluation Analyst - 2 Month Assignment 

Research and Evaluation Analyst - 2 Month Assignment

The Role
The Research Analyst will work autonomously to review and analyze grant proposals and reports for key assessment criteria and project goals. The ideal candidate will draw upon logical thinking skills and advanced proficiency with MS Excel to catalogue key content and trend data with accuracy. The schedule is flexible with work commitment expected to range between 25-30 hours per week for approximately 8 weeks. The analyst will be required to report to our office location in Hartford, CT, but may work flexible hours. This position will report directly to the Senior Research and Evaluation Officer.

About the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Since 1925, generous individuals and families have trusted the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to help them make a lasting, positive impact in their community in their own and future generations. Under its strategic commitment, the Foundation is poised to move to an even greater level of impact and growth that will enhance the organization’s reputation and external profile as a trusted steward, collaborator and innovator.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain MS Excel tracking and analysis models;
  • Analyze grant inquiries, applications and reports for key qualitative and quantitative data; and
  • Analyze data and findings to prepare conclusions, charts and other output tools explaining results.

Desired Skills and Attributes

  • High comfort level with Microsoft Office applications, especially MS Excel;
  • Experience navigating large databases;
  • Willingness to tackle complex, often unfamiliar research requests;
  • Ability to work quickly and independently with minimal guidance or oversight;
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong and demonstrable work ethic; and
  • Proven academic achievement.

Education Requirement
Undergraduate or graduate level experience in an academic program that emphasizes critical thinking. Academic experience in a research role (institutional research, assessment, etc.) is preferred.

Location
Hartford, CT

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter describing your match to our requirements to: HumanResources@hfpg.org

For more information about the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, please visit our website: www.hfpg.org

HARTFORD FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC GIVING IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER RELYING ON A DIVERSE GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE TALENTS TO ACHIEVE OUR MISSION

Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background and reference check to the satisfaction of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

 

Information Technology Associate 

Information Technology Associate

Since 1925, generous individuals and families have trusted the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to help them make a lasting, positive impact in their community in their own and future generations. Under its strategic commitment, the Foundation is poised to move to an even greater level of impact and growth that will enhance the organization’s reputation and external profile as a trusted steward, collaborator and innovator.

If you are committed to our mission – Putting philanthropy into action to create lasting solutions that result in vibrant communities within the Greater Hartford Region – and are seeking a hands-on learning opportunity as you build on your technical support knowledge, please consider this opportunity to join the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving as an IT Associate

The IT Associate’s work includes help desk support, network administration, hardware and software support, audio-visual setup and support, and completing other IT related projects to support the work of the Foundation. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Respond effectively and efficiently to employees’ requests for technical assistance in person or via telephone or email to resolve hardware and/or software issues; prioritize most urgent needs for immediate response.
  • Provide appropriate training and support to a variety of staff with a wide range of technical skills and job responsibilities
  • Play a primary role in the setup, maintenance, repair, and tracking of all Foundation computers, copiers, telephones, etc.
  • Assist with regularly scheduled system maintenance and support in a Windows server environment. 
  • Perform system backups and file restores, and assist with disaster recovery planning and response.
  • Serve as backup for the Foundation’s Information Technology Officer.
  • Support staff’s remote connectivity in a ‘bring your own device’ environment.
  • Assist Foundation’s Information Technology Officer in researching, implementing and training staff on new technology solutions that meet the Foundation’s evolving business needs.

Requirements:

  • Associate degree in computer science/information technology or 3 years’ experience in Information Technology support role or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds.
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn and develop. 
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office. 
  • Proven experience with hardware and software setup, network administration, and desktop troubleshooting. 
  • Proven effectiveness in communicating technical information to non-technical employees.  Solid written and oral communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated problem identification and resolution skills.  Solid track record of multi-tasking, and attention to detail with consistent follow-through to ensure complete customer satisfaction.  High energy, resilience, and sincere desire to be of service to others.
  • Proven initiative and self-management skills, high standards for personal performance, and earned reputation for taking full ownership and delivering quality results to meet expectations on time.
  • Demonstrates consistent flexibility to meet urgent organizational and employee needs when priorities change rapidly.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical and non-technical procedures, requests, and diagrams. 
  • Writes reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in a clear and non-technical manner to ensure staff grasp of content. 
  • Effectively presents information and responds to questions from end-users and managers as needed.

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter describing your match to our requirements to: HumanResources@hfpg.org

For best consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, January 3, 2019, 5:00 pm EST.

For more information about the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, please visit our website: www.hfpg.org

HARTFORD FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC GIVING IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER RELYING ON A DIVERSE GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE TALENTS TO ACHIEVE OUR MISSION

Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background and reference check to the satisfaction of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

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