The Johnson Center was established in 1992 with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Our mission is to be a global leader in helping individuals and organizations understand, strengthen, and advance philanthropy, resulting in a smart, adaptive sector that helps create strong, inclusive communities.
We put research to work with and for professionals across the country and the world. Through professional education offerings; research, evaluation, and consulting services; and bold thinking to advance the field, we support a philanthropic ecosystem defined by effective philanthropy, strong nonprofits, and informed community change.
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy seeks a Program Manager to join the Learning Services team, which provides nationally-recognized professional education, training, and tools for philanthropic learning. The Program Manager will take primary responsibility for developing and managing the content and curricula for LearnPhilanthropy Academy and The Grantmaking School, and also work closely with the Learning Services team on related projects. Ideal candidates will have good knowledge of the philanthropic/nonprofit sector, and a background in professional/adult education and curriculum design and development.
The Johnson Center is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to apply. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.
How To Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select “Apply now”. Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
Application Deadline Date: Review of applications will begin [3 weeks from posting date] and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.