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Program Officers often work in non-profit organizations where they sustain various aspects of program activities and perform tasks such as coordinating events, liaising with community leaders, preparing reports, engaging with donors, attending meetings, and assessing program performance. The best candidates demonstrate throughout their resumes the following qualifications: leadership, organizational skills, excellent communication abilities, multitasking, teamwork, accuracy, and self-motivation. Based on our resume samples, a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field is the minimum educational requirement for the role.

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Program Officer

Managed international exchange programs, promoting U.S. interests in Southeast Asia with a combined budget responsibility of $9m/year

  • Liaised with foreign embassies, universities and nonprofit organizations and contributed to the negotiation of over $2m dollars in foreign government program contributions
  • Provided policy direction and logistical support to the creation of the U.S. - Vietnam Education Task Force and served as a board member to the Vietnam Education Foundation
  • Served as grant panelist and conducted program and financial reviews for 10 proposals/month
  • Gave presentations and speeches to audiences of 5-300 people at a time
  • Prepared background papers, talking points, and policy recommendations for senior leadership
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
International Studies
MA
Commerce And Policy
2

Senior Program Officer/program Operations

Responsible for development, direction and coordination of Program Area activities that promoted operational and grant-making efficiencies with assets of 50 million. Provided outstanding team leadership to eleven different teams, built infrastructure through strategic planning and timelines assigned to each grant-making team.

  • Successfully led the Priority Area Grant Team(s) and Initiatives through the development, process and review process while maintaining a personal portfolio of $11 Million in assets.
  • Established MFH's first set of guidelines in the operation of orientation for new employees and Advisory Committee procedures.
  • Successfully lead the Program Process team which was given the charge to enhance process and increase efficiency within programs and between other areas. The enhancements decreased turnaround time of the proposal process by 50%.
  • Created Program Area Policies and Procedures and updated all Job Descriptions.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
MA
Business Administration
3

Chief Program Officer

Implemented program delivery in a two state, 18 county service area assisting 1800 individuals learn skills necessary to optimize independence. Managed team of 270 with five direct reports.

  • Developed and executed $10.5 million budget to fund 34 various service programs.
  • Negotiated with local and state officials to secure additional resources to enhance program offerings without exceeding budget.
  • Implemented multi-faceted quality assurance review process to ensure efficient and sustainable programming.
  • Facilitated new program expansion efforts into new counties and Minnesota.
  • Assisted Foundation Officer in fundraising development resulting in new donor targets with a menu of program services.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Humanities And Liberal Arts
4

Program Officer

Created and implements goals and objectives for Employee Giving program, successfully raised over $2,000,000 in total pledge.

  • Work to ensure ongoing revenue growth with strategic focus on retaining and upgrading donors while building donor pipeline. Manage Direct Mailing program and year-round solicitation plans.
  • Assist Division leadership to develop organizational strategic fundraising plan.
  • Identify and qualify donors with giving capacity of $2,500 and over, use prospect moves management skills to maintain relationship on a professional level.
  • Planned, implemented and evaluated special events and fund-raising activities reported on event progress and budget management; recruited and oversaw volunteer committees.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Accounting
Business Administration
5

Grants Officer /iqrf Program Officer

Using international business background, oversaw the effective use of $250M grant for the Iraq Quick Response Fund (IQRF). Advised and assisted field personnel in identifying and enacting opportunities to advance economic and social initiatives.

  • Recommended improvements to internal processes that enabled more prompt proposal submission review and improved communications. Provided advice, guidance, and assistance in determining/developing appropriate program responses to economic and governance assistance needs. Analyzed and reported on program's performance; recommended improvements.
  • Responsible for reviewing and processing grant proposals, micro purchases, and direct procurement requests.
  • Managed Department of State funded $1.7 million courthouse automation project in Iraq.
  • Led efforts to implement a user-friendly transaction tracking database that recorded requests for IQRF support.
  • As a key officer, aided in closing the Office of Provincial Affairs and 16 PRT's.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Global Business Administration, International Studies
MBA
International Finance / Business
6

Program Officer

Administered US government funded $3.7 million academic exchange program for Eurasian undergraduates to study in the US.

  • Screened and selected 175 students for semester and academic year study and arranged their educational and financial placement at US universities and colleges.
  • Planned and conducted orientation sessions on studying in the US for arriving students.
  • Monitored students' progress throughout the academic year, advising them on academic administrative matters.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
International Relations
MA
Russian And East European Studies
7

Vice-president & Senior Program Officer

Serve as Vice President with fiscal and programmatic oversight of nearly $5 million annually in grant-funded projects.

  • Lead grant-making activities, oversee evaluation process, monitor compliance, assure the proper distribution of approved grants and analyze status of funded projects for staff and Board review.
  • Initiated a biannual applicant workshop to provide technical assistance to grant applicants with respect to program planning/development and evaluation during the application process.
  • Provide direction to grantees to strengthen their ability to effectively implement health programs and develop a strategic communications plan during the implementation stage of the funded initiative.
  • Lead community-building initiatives of the Foundation, which has led to a reduction in duplicative efforts and an increase in collaboration and programmatic effectiveness.
  • Directed all special events of the Foundations and produce major publications. (Annual Dinner grew significantly under my leadership both in attendance and revenue generated.) 2000-2009
  • Oversaw all internal and external communication and advocacy efforts and media relations. 1999-2010
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
C
Nonprofit Leadership
BA
Speech Communication
MA
Management / Human Resources
8

Contractual Program Officer

Reviewed grant proposals and provided feedback as called upon in the areas of primary care, behavioral health, and oral health.

  • Managed a portfolio of ten active grants.
  • Created progress and final grant report summaries for the board of directors.
  • Provided technical assistance regarding evaluation to nonprofit grantees as necessary.
  • Conducted performance evaluation for the Grant Administrator with Vice President of Programs and Community Investments.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Gender Studies
MA
Social Work / Social Service Administration
9

Program Officer

Planned and executed over 200 programs for students, supporters, and community members.

  • Communicated Foundation's mission, programs, and resources to students
  • Managed social media outreach efforts for The Reagan Ranch and updated
  • Wrote press releases and maintained relationship with local media.
  • Interviewed, selected, and managed interns.
  • Assisted the Director with both internal and external communications to supporters, Board Members, and the community at large.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AA
English
BA
Jurisprudence

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