Now Hiring: Program Officer

The Rush County Community Foundation is hiring a full-time (35 hours) Program Officer to manage and develop all activities for grantmaking and scholarship programs, and facilitate community leadership development in Rush County



Qualified applicants must possess the ability to perform responsibilities involving independent judgment, initiative, and grantmaking in accordance with IRS regulations.  Computer proficiency, ability to speak publicly, prepare for and lead meetings and trainings, and work with nonprofit agencies, volunteers, donors, and applicants required.  Desired applicant will possess ability to think creatively, to cultivate new program development and execution of strategic grantmaking initiatives.


Applicants must be able to multitask and work with public, positively representing the Rush County Community Foundation in and outside of the office.  Applicants must have flexibility to work evenings and weekends, if/when necessary.


A four-year degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred.  High School degree required.


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application to the Rush County Community Foundation at by Friday, July 6th.


For more information and a copy of the application, please visit, call (765) 938-1177, or visit the office at 117 N. Main St., Rushville.

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