Associate Program Officer, Type 1 Diabetes: Helmsley Charitable Trust

Position Summary

The Helmsley Charitable Trust seeks an Associate Program Officer who will work closely with the T1D Program Officers within an evolving grant portfolio that aims to identify biomedical interventions to delay and prevent the disease.

The Associate Program Officer will be responsible for substantive programmatic support of the following: review and response to scientific proposals, due diligence tasks for potential grants, managing and writing grant recommendations, monitoring the progress of existing grantees, and research in support of new strategy development. The Associate Program Officer will help manage all administrative components of the grantmaking process, especially tasks associated with managing grant lifecycles, monitoring progress of grantees, tracking program budgets, ensuring accurate payment and accounting of grants, helping to plan and execute program-related meetings, and maintaining positive and proactive communication with grantees. Some travel, both domestic and international, is required for meetings with potential and current grantees, as well as to relevant conferences.

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