We are building a world-class team of professionals to honor and extend the legacy of William Davidson through the practice of thoughtful, intentional, inclusive philanthropy.

Open Positions: 

  • Assistant Controller

  • Program Officer, Jewish Life  

 

Assistant Controller

The William Davidson Foundation, a private family foundation, dedicated to advancing the economic, cultural, and civic vitality of Southeast Michigan, the State of Israel, and the Jewish community is now seeking nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Controller.

The Foundation is committed to honoring and carrying forward the philanthropic legacy of its founder, William Davidson. The priorities that shaped his life now inspire the Foundation’s work. With assets of $1.7 billion, the Foundation collaborates with partners to stimulate innovation, develop leadership, sustain valuable programming, and tackle the critical problems in these four focus areas:  Jewish Life, Economic Vitality, Cultural and Civic Vitality, and Education.

The Assistant Controller is a key contributor to the Finance team, responsible for providing accounting, financial analysis, reporting, payroll, accounts payable, and audit support to the Foundation.  This position works collaboratively with Finance and Operations and Program teams and reports directly into the Controller.

This is a full-time position located in Troy, Michigan.

DOWNLOAD:  William Davidson Foundation Assistant Controller Job Description

 

Program Officer, Jewish Life

The William Davidson Foundation, a private family foundation, dedicated to advancing the economic, cultural, and civic vitality of Southeast Michigan, the State of Israel, and the Jewish community is now seeking nominations and applications for the position of Program Officer – Jewish Life.

The Foundation is committed to honoring and carrying forward the philanthropic legacy of its founder, William Davidson. The priorities that shaped his life now inspire the Foundation’s work. With assets of $1.5 billion, the Foundation collaborates with partners to stimulate innovation, develop leadership, scale, and sustain valuable programming, and tackle the critical problems in these four focus areas:  Jewish Life, Economic Vitality, Cultural and Civic Vitality, and Education.

The Program Officer – Jewish Life, is responsible for contributing to the development, refinement, and stewardship of grants across the Jewish Life portfolio in the broad field of Jewish community, with a focus on identity formation.  Reporting to the Director – Jewish Life, this role is expected to perform strongly across a variety of tasks, including: independently creating and managing a varied portfolio of active grants, disciplined stewardship of funds, cultivating and sustaining strong relationships with grantees and partners, developing progress reports and materials for review and discussion by the grants committee and board, and assessing and acting on ethical duties and Foundation obligations to maintain the integrity of organization and oneself.

This role serves as a member of a program team and works collaboratively with other members of the program staff, board, and executive leadership to execute on the strategic objectives of the Foundation. The Program Officer thrives in a team environment and positively contributes to the organizational culture.

This is a full-time position located in Troy, Michigan, with the expectation that the incumbent resides in Southeast Michigan.

DOWNLOAD: Program Officer, Jewish Life Job Description

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HOW TO APPLY:

Applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications and your resume (in Word format) should be sent to: jobs@williamdavidson.org. No phone calls please.

 More information about the William Davidson Foundation can be found at: https://williamdavidson.org.

 

The William Davidson Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.