Carnegie Corporation of New York has an exciting growth opportunity for an individual who is passionate about education reform and thrives in a creative, team-oriented, and problem-solving environment.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is proactive, has high initiative, is creative, energetic, well organized, and able to multi-task, prioritize, learn quickly, and has job experience and/or exposure to the education sector either as a teacher or in administration.  The Program Analyst will provide both programmatic and project support to the Vice President and Officer of Special Projects and should have knowledge in the field of Teaching and Human Capital, Urban Education, and K-12 education areas.


On the program side, the Program Analyst will work closely with the Vice President on all substantive areas of the work and will be deeply engaged with the Vice President in creative and strategic thinking.  The Program Analyst will have opportunities to take initiative in research areas and will help inform grant-making direction.  The Program Analyst will work with best-in-class organizations, grantees, and professionals.  Responsibilities of the Program Analyst include:  Reading incoming grant proposals and making preliminary assessments of their quality; Researching potential funding areas and preparing summary reports; Reviewing and editing internal write-ups of proposals; Participating in programmatic meetings; Corresponding with grantees and potential grantees; Managing grantee check-ins and follow-up to ensure successful execution of grant commitments.


Undergraduate degree required.  Graduate degree in education field preferred.  Minimum of 2-3 years of prior work experience in either an education, human capital, urban education, teaching, research, writing, or high-level administrative position.  Subject matter proficiency, strong writing, editing and communication skills are required.  Ability to create work product that is clear, concise, accurate, and well organized.  Motivated self-starter, able to anticipate needs, and take appropriate action.  Excellent critical-thinking skills with an ability to utilize them with discretion and tact.  Professional.  Committed to teamwork and collaboration.  Interested in taking initiative and working independently.  Able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a skillful and timely fashion.  Detail-oriented.  Prepare and process grant materials.  Interested in growing professionally. Committed to urban education reform and the broader mission of the Corporation.  Technically proficient with strong working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, among other programs.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to  No phone calls, please

Carnegie Corporation of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.