Nonprofit
Published 22 days ago

Program Assistant

On-site, Work must be performed in or near San Antonio, TX

Details

Job Type:Full Time

Description

What We Do

With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.

Strategies We Pursue

  • Equip talent in underinvested communities with the skills and credentials to compete successfully for quality income and wealth opportunities.
  • Invest in businesses, housing and other community infrastructure to catalyze economic, health, safety and educational mobility for individuals and communities.
  • Strengthen existing alliances while building new collaborations to increase our impact on the progress of people and places.
  • Develop leadership and the capacity of partners to advance our work together.
  • Drive local, regional, and national policy and system changes that foster broadly shared prosperity and well-being.

Since 1979, LISC and its affiliates have invested approximately $29.7 billion in businesses, affordable housing, health, educational mobility, community and recreational facilities, public safety, employment, and other projects that help to revitalize and stabilize underinvested communities. Headquartered in New York City, LISC’s reach spans the country from East coast to West coast in 38 markets with offices extending from Buffalo to San Francisco and in 2,400 rural counties across 49 states and Puerto Rico. Visit us at www.lisc.org

Position Description

The Program Assistant will support LISC San Antonio’s work in affordable housing, supportive housing, community-based economic development, local policy advocacy and capacity building by preparing and processing sub-grantee and contractor documentation; tracking, monitoring, and reporting progress; and processing invoices.  The Program Assistant will work in close collaboration with other LISC San Antonio and national team members, and will report to the Senior Program Officer, San Antonio.

Responsibilities

  • Administering federal and local government pass-through grants, such as HUD Section 4, ARPA and AmeriCorps, to include: working with prospective grantees to prepare award documentation, including financial analysis; processing, invoicing and monitoring disbursement of funds; and preparing reports to track funding outputs and outcomes.
  • Administering privately funded grants to non-profit partners, to include reviewing and understanding grant agreements with funders, helping structure sub-grant awards, and administering sub-grant awards.
  • Serving as a point of contact for contractors, including accepting proposals, setting up vendor profiles, structuring deliverable schedules, processing invoices, and tracking payment status.
  • Demonstrating good understanding of corporate mission and culture and working closely with other LISC team members to understand and accomplish both strategic and programmatic goals for grants and contracts.
  • Assisting staff in various program processes including maintaining program records to ensure all office files are accurate and up to date.
  • Serving as primary contact for vendors, building services and others.
  • Ordering office supplies, managing inventory, and maintaining adequate supplies.
  • Providing additional program support such as research or logistics and assisting with trainings or events, as needed.
  • Participating in National LISC meetings and activities as required
  • Supporting the Executive Director and other office staff as needed.
  • Performing all other duties as assigned. To accommodate our stakeholders, periodic evening and weekend work may be required.

Qualifications

  • Associate degree from an accredited college or university, or relevant work experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in planning and coordinating activities and events; degree may substitute up to two years' experience.
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; comfortable learning new technology and software.
  • Capacity to work simultaneously on multiple tasks and projects; able to prioritize and be a solutions-oriented professional.
  • Interest in the community development sector and the critical role of nonprofit organizations in driving social change and preserving the unique cultural heritage of neighborhoods.
  • Mission-driven –passionate about LISC’s work and is motivated to work towards funding the continued mission and vision of the organization.
  • Ability to work in a hybrid capacity. At least 40% of job functions will be performed from the San Antonio Office.

Compensation

LISC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and location and an excellent benefits package.

Actual salaries may be based on several factors including, but not limited to, a candidate's skill set, experience, education, work location and other qualifications.

LISC is an equal opportunity employer. LISC does not discriminate in employment on account of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military status or veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION AND JUSTICE

What We Do

With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.

Strategies We Pursue

  • Equip talent in underinvested…

Location

On-site
San Antonio, TX, USA

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