Community Leadership Officer

Position Title: 
Community Leadership Officer
Organization Name: 
Hamilton County Community Foundation

Do you believe every individual in our community should have equitable opportunity to reach their full potential, no matter place, race or identity? If so, then welcome to Hamilton County Community Foundation. We are seeking an experienced professional to manage a portfolio of activities in the grantmaking and community engagement process, serving as a convener for community issues and advisor/facilitator of the Foundation’s community leadership initiatives in Hamilton County.

This full-time position will provide assessment, guidance and technical assistance to not-for-profits; and manage community leadership initiatives in Hamilton County. This position requires strong knowledge of the not-for-profit community; excellent organizational, analytical and evaluation skills as well as outstanding project management skills.

The ideal candidate would be defined as: authentic, optimistic, ambitious, courageous, kind, thoughtful, encouraging, self-assured, personable, approachable, humble, collaborative and passionate about racial equity.


Like all members of Foundation staff, this professional must be committed to working through the lens of our mission, learning how systemic racism and other biases marginalize Central Indiana residents and actively working to dismantle unfair systems both internally and in the community.  

Every staff member believes it is an honor and a privilege to serve the Central Indiana community as temporary stewards of our community’s charitable assets. Candidates should have values, interests and a work style that are compatible with this philosophy.

Minimum of five years experience in the not-for-profit or public sector is required.  Experience in grantmaking, project management, and task group management is preferred.  Familiarity with Hamilton County, its communities, critical issues, key organizations, civic leaders and resources is required.

Interested persons should submit a detailed cover letter and resume. Posting will remain open until position is filled.

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