Founded 18 years ago, Yellow Chair Foundation (YCF) is a Palo Alto-based family foundation that funds local, national and global organizations working in the areas of educational equity, civil rights, climate change solutions, investigative public journalism, maternal health, and women’s rights. Yellow Chair Foundation’s grantmaking and the family’s other philanthropic work have totaled more than $160 million to date. YCF currently funds more than 50 organizations with an annual grantmaking budget of $14 million. The foundation works with Pacific Foundation Services, which brings substantial strategic expertise through a staffing model that enables multiple foundations to each be more efficient and effective.
YCF seeks a Senior Program Officer for Equity in Education to serve as a dynamic, engaged contributor to the overall efforts of the foundation, working to develop and implement new approaches to promote equity in the education sector. The Senior Program Officer’s core responsibilities include developing and implementing strategies and managing the on-the-ground execution of YCF’s education equity work through a variety of programmatic approaches. The Senior Program Officer will also help build metrics and mechanisms for continuous improvement within the program, analyzing and evaluating information and situations to strengthen program strategy and increase impact.
Yellow Chair Foundation has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit http://the360group.us/YCF_SPOEE_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, including detailed application instructions. No calls, please. To be considered, The 360 Group must receive applications no later than 5:00pm Pacific time on June 15th, 2018.