The Walter and Elise Haas Fund is a private family foundation located in the San Francisco Bay Area. With 10 employees and nine family trustees, we build on a legacy of smart, on-going relationships that create a more equitable Bay Area today and for generations to come. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Fund offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries.

Education Program Officer

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Summary of the Position

The Program Officer implements the Walter and Elise Haas Fund’s Linked Learning and College & Career Pathways strategy for education grantmaking, with responsibility for all aspects of grantmaking, community engagement, and learning. A facilitator of networks, the Program Officer works with the executive director, the board of trustees, staff, grantees, and external partners and the community. The Program Officer actively participates in strategic planning and evaluation and leads the development and implementation of the strategy in a learning laboratory environment.

With a grounding in Bay Area public education, nonprofit, government, and private sectors, the Program Officer leads, designs, convenes and facilitates programs, collaborations, and partnerships that advance the Fund’s intention to ensure public school students are prepared for college, career, and civic life.

The Program Officer promotes and supports the work of the Fund’s grantees, engages a broad set of stakeholders aligned with the Fund’s mission, and connects to initiatives led by the people served by the Fund’s grantmaking.

The position is exempt, full time (40 hours per week), paid on a salary basis, and reports to the Executive Director.

Salary & Benefits

Salary Range

$100,000 – $135,000 depending on experience.


The Fund provides employees and their dependents with 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance. The Fund contributes to employee retirement plans at an amount equal to 15% of salary. Additional employer-paid benefits include life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and long-term care insurance. Employees accrue paid sick and vacation leave, and paid holidays.

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The Walter And Elise Haas Fund is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

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