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Community Giving Program Officer

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Requisition # HRC0611988

Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence! Cedars Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 years in a row for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We also were awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year. This award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

What you will be doing in this role:

As a member of the Community Engagement team, the Program Officer (PO) will further the work of the Community Benefit Giving Office (CBGO), which is designed to centralize all community giving for Cedars-Sinai and maximize its impact across Los Angeles.

The Program Officer is primarily responsible for implementing, coordinating and administering a portfolio of Cedars-Sinai CBGO's existing grant programs as well as the development of new grantmaking programs and/or initiatives. The PO ensures effective and efficient maintenance of Cedars-Sinai's grantmaking, and serves as a liaison for portfolio-related activities alongside community engagement, government relations, communications, and other aligned departments. The PO also conducts analyses and develops presentations at the direction of leadership, and is responsible for developing request for proposals and other strategic giving mechanisms that help build capacity for nonprofit partners in Cedars-Sinai’s community benefit service area.

In collaboration with leadership, the PO is responsible for the development, invitation, and implementation of grant-funded programs related to the assigned portfolio.

As the primary contact for one of the CBGO's grantmaking portfolios, the PO manages relationships with key grantees and supports the office during intake of key requests from prospective grantees.


  • Bachelors Degree in Public Health or a related field required. Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), or Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in an academic, non-profit, or corporate environment with solid understanding of evaluation principles and standard methodologies required.
  • Non-profit leadership and grantmaking experience are a plus.

Why work here?

Beyond outstanding benefits, paid time off, competitive salaries and health and dental insurance. We take pride in hiring the best employees. Our amazing staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.

  • Working Title: Community Giving Program Officer
  • Department: Comm Benefit Giving Off Ops
  • Business Entity: Corporate Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Community Engagement
  • Job Specialty: Community Engagement
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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