Temporary Grants Analyst – Grant Operations Department (TCE)

This is a full-time, benefitted position for a project expected to conclude on or about March 2020.  This is a project specific, at-will position.  If hired, applicant is expected to remain in this specific role and will not be eligible to apply for other internal job openings until the completion of the original assignment.

The Grants Analyst will assist program team(s) with online grant process from award through grant or contract closure, including preparing award agreements and contracts, reviewing project reports and tracking deliverables, releasing payments, and closing grants or contracts. Works in cooperation with accounting, communications, policy/evaluation, program managers, and support staff to ensure that grants and contract awards comply with internal policies and IRS regulations, and that funded projects comply with award agreements.

Position Responsibilities:

Grantmaking/Administrative Support

  • Post documentation for grants/contracts (e.g. award documentation, amendments, etc...)
  • Management of e-grant/contract files as well as quality control and accountability for grantmaking documentation
  • Process approved scheduled payments
  • Initial review of grant reports
  • Provide technical assistance to applicants and grantees during all phases of the grantmaking process, including preparing online applications, submitting reports, requesting changes to agreements, and providing payment information
  • Help implement the electronic grants system for grantmaking
  • Respond to telephone, mail, internet and e‐mail requests with a customer‐service orientation
  • Participates in position appropriate meetings and learning opportunities
  • Provides back-up support to colleagues as appropriate.

Project Support

  • Provides administrative support and coordination of specific tasks as assigned by the supervisor for ongoing or time-limited projects.

Alignment to the Mission and Culture of The California Endowment

  • Commitment to the Foundation’s mission and core values of equity, fairness and diversity
  • Personal qualities of humility, capacity for self-reflection, and a sense of humor
  • Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues
  • Action-oriented and entrepreneurial self-starter who can work well independently and in teams


  • Highly functioning analyst is proactive and able to self-manage, prioritize work assignments across departments, manage multiple deadlines, and to represent the unit and the Foundation in any given environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to manage communications tactfully and professionally with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated proficiency utilizing online information resources and data tools for information retrieval and data entry; experience undertaking internet-based research
  • Detailed knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in the use of office computer applications, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • A team player with an ability to work in diverse teams with shared responsibility and accountability.
  • A clear communicator; flexible; proactive planning, organizational, and critical-thinking skills; proven ability to problem-solve and follow up appropriately on process and procedural issues

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Minimum Experience:

  • Two to five years’ support experience, preferably in grant making, nonprofit or related institution.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should send their resume by email to [email protected]. Please reference “Temporary Grants Analyst” in the subject line.

The California Endowment is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool.


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  • Biz Ghormley
    published this page in Job Board 2018-06-18 12:05:16 -0400