The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a 501(c)3 grantmaking foundation that receives an annual Congressional appropriation in excess of $310 million and is governed by a private, bipartisan Board of Directors. This unusual arrangement positions NED to play a unique role as America’s leading foundation for freedom, empowering the institution to be nimble, innovative, and risk-taking in support of democratic activists, civil society organizations, independent media, and the NED family core institutes (the International Republican Institute, the National Democratic Institute, the Center for International Private Enterprise, and the Solidarity Center).
We seek a motivated, energetic, organized, and resourceful Grant Systems Administrator who is a mission-oriented team player, and who would be excited to join a fast-paced Grantmaking Resource Center team. This position is based in Washington, D.C.
The Grant Systems Administrator performs of regular Grant Systems maintenance responsibilities, serves as the primary respondent to GMS HelpDesk requests, and orient new GMS users. The GSA is part of a team that includes two Solutions Officers, a Senior Manager, and another Grant Systems Administrator. The Grant Systems team innovates technology solutions to process challenges, and maintains documents and maintains systems in use by the Grantmaking Program. As part of the Grantmaking Resource Center, the Grant Systems team collaborates with the GRC’s Training & Collaboration function and its Board Cycle function, with other teams across the Grantmaking Program, and with the IT team. The Grant Systems Administrator reports to the Senior Manager of Grant Systems.
This position is part of the NED Bargaining Unit.
Applications must include a cover letter, resume, desired salary, and contact information for three professional references, of which one should be a supervisor. Please, no phone call inquiries.
The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics covered by applicable law. The NED is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation for all qualified individuals and bases all employment decisions on qualifications, merit, and business need. The NED believes that diversity and inclusion among our team members are critical to our success as an organization operating globally and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.