Austin, TX

Sr. Program Officer, St. David's Foundation

The Organization
St. David’s Foundation in Austin, Texas is one of the largest grantmaking foundations in Texas.  The Foundation is poised to become one of the top five health funders in the U.S. over the next few years.

Position Overview
The Sr. Program Officer is responsible for proactively conceptualizing, managing, and executing complex, integrated programs and projects.  The Sr. Program Officer takes a lead role in researching and documenting unmet community health needs and develops strategies for programs and grant making to address these needs.  The Sr. Program Officer also arranges and attends meetings with current and prospective grantees, stays abreast of health related literature, conducts site visits, monitors active grants, and prepares written and oral reports on grantees’ programs.  The Sr. Program Officer represents the Foundation at key events and builds relationships in the community.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, Public Administration/Affairs, Healthcare Administration, or Nursing.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in foundation grantmaking, public health and/or program evaluation.
  • Effective public speaking and written communication skills.Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Willingness and ability to travle to multiple locations within Central Texas, including some nights and weekends.

Please visit our website at to view the full job posting and learn more about St. David’s Foundation.

How To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to, or fax your application to 512.879.6252.
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