Program Officer

May 7, 2021

The Spartanburg County Foundation seeks an experienced full-time Program Officer to lead the Foundation’s grants management and conduct research to inform the Foundation’s program of work. This position leads the planning, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives related to Nonprofit Effectiveness and is a collaborative member of the Foundation’s team. Additionally, the Program Officer supports the Foundation’s Community Leadership activities, represents the Foundation in community meetings, and establishes and maintains effective relationships with area not-for-profit organizations and key stakeholders.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field:

  • a minimum of five years’ experience in the nonprofit sector required and strong knowledge of best practices and policies for grantmaking;
  • strong foundational knowledge of the Spartanburg community, including critical issues and key community and nonprofit leaders;
  • ability to collaborate and work effectively with others of divergent views; and
  • excellent communication skills both written and oral.

Candidate must be savvy across all technology platforms and able to work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

Candidates living outside of Spartanburg County must be willing to relocate and pass background and credit checks. Competitive compensation and benefits. Please send your resume and cover letter to: Executive Administrative Director, Karen Nichols at [email protected]. For a complete job description, visit No phone calls, please.