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Program Assistant (Henry Luce Foundation)

Company Name

Henry Luce Foundation

Company City

New York City

Company State


Job Location

New York, NY

Company Information

The Henry Luce Foundation, established in 1936, is a private, nonprofit organization that seeks to enrich public discourse by promoting innovative scholarship, cultivating leadership, and fostering international understanding. With a focus on American art, Asia, theology, higher education, and public policy, the Foundation invests in programs that break new ground, inspire action, and create positive change.

A Vibrant and Collaborative Work Culture

With a staff of 25, the Foundation offers an opportunity to build collaborative relationships across the organization in support of grantmaking. We offer an optional hybrid work schedule with most employees on site on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Our excellent benefits package includes 4 weeks of vacation time, holiday closing during the last week of the year, and a generous contribution to employee retirement savings.

Job Description

The Program Assistant supports the Asia Program and the Leadership programs in all aspects of program work, including review of inquiries, proposals, reports, and requests for amendment; research and data analysis; communicating with grantees and other partners; and managing travel and program-related events. The Program Assistant also ensures that program records are complete and that all actions related to inquiries, proposals, and grants have been documented and recorded.

Compensation: The Foundation provides a competitive benefits package, generous time off policies and operates on a hybrid work schedule of three days in office work, and two days of remote work.

The salary for this position is $70,000.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate has bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of relevant work experience, preferably at a foundation, college or university, arts/cultural institution, or nongovernmental organization.

How to Apply

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The Henry Luce Foundation is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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