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The Foundation is seeking a professional with experience in program design, grantmaking, and engagement with diverse communities to serve as a Senior Program Officer (SPO) for Special Initiatives. Reporting to the Vice President for Programs, the SPO will work in strategic and creative partnership with the Foundation’s program staff and other staff on a set of projects that extend beyond the Irvine’s three core program areas.
The Director of Investments is responsible for the review, analysis, and evaluation of the Foundation’s investment managers and new investment opportunities within its investment portfolio and is responsible for maintaining an ongoing and meaningful dialogue with a subset of existing alternative investment managers; assists in the day-to-day monitoring of the Foundation’s overall investment portfolio.
The James Irvine Foundation is seeking a professional with substantive experience in California policy issues and political processes to serve in a Senior Program Officer (SPO) role. Reporting to the Program Director for California Democracy, the SPO will work in strategic and creative partnership with the California Democracy program team to advance the program’s goals. The SPO will assist in planning and strategy development of all components of the California Democracy program, with implementation responsibility initially for elements of the Voter & Civic Engagement and Immigrant Integration portions of the California Democracy grants portfolio.