Being in a state rich in culture, arts, and expanding communities, we often find ourselves in need of individuals who care as much about our programs as we do. If you are interested in joining our team, look below for current opportunities.
CT Humanities administers the statewide Connecticut Humanities Fund, digital humanities websites connecticuthistory.org and teachitct.org, as well as capacity building and advocacy initiatives. During calendar year 2020, CTH grantmaking distributed $2.9 million in project grants and COVID-19 pandemic relief support to Connecticut’s cultural nonprofit organizations.
Our mission: “CT Humanities champions the enduring value of public humanities in our lives and civil society, and through grant funding and capacity building strives to ensure the public humanities will continue to inspire storytelling, lifelong learning, informed public dialogue, and civic engagement in ways that strengthen communities and enhance quality of life for all Connecticut’s citizens.” The ideal candidate will support staff in pursuit of these ends.
Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000 based on experience; benefits not included
Reporting to the Manager of Grants and Programs, the Grants and Programs Assistant provides a high level of support to all the major functions of CTH’s grantmaking program, ensuring that the full grant cycle process runs smoothly and efficiently. Duties are divided between the following:
This position requires one to function as a liaison between internal and external stakeholders including staff, board members, grantees, partners, and the general public. Understanding these relationships is critical and excellent communication skills are required.
Essential skills and duties include:
Our wish list:
Words and phrases that describe you: Highly organized. Efficient. Excellent communicator. Tech savvy. Gregarious. Adaptable. Flexible. Self-learner. Kind. Sense of humor.
While there is some flexibility in the schedule, we expect the Grants and Programs Assistant to primarily work weekdays, during normal business hours. The Grants and Programs Assistant will divide their time between working remotely with office access at CTH’s Middletown office one to three days a week, following pandemic safety protocols.
Connecticut Humanities is committed to workplace diversity and seeks candidates who represent the diversity of the state, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, cultural background, and socioeconomic stratum.
Please indicate your interest with a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please tell us why you are the ideal candidate for this CT Humanities position.
Deadline: June 27, 2021