At the Heising-Simons Foundation, our values guide the way we work. From our environmentally sustainable offices in Los Altos and San Francisco, California, we passionately support many grantee partners that advance sustainable solutions in climate and clean energy, enable groundbreaking research in science, enhance the education of our youngest learners, and support human rights for all people.

Please find below the current open positions at the Heising-Simons Foundation. The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome a diverse pool of applicants.

Open Positions

The Communications Officer works with the Communications team to advance Foundation and programmatic goals using strategic communications, as well participating in select strategic communications work for the Heising-Simons Action Fund, a sister 501(c)(4) organization to the Foundation.

This search is temporarily on hold.

The Program Associate is a member of the Foundation’s Human Rights team. The Human Rights grantmaking portfolio works toward achieving a more just world where people are equally valued regardless of gender, race, class, or citizenship.

The Program Associate (PA) provides administrative and program-related support to the Foundation’s Climate & Clean Energy (CCE) Team. The goal of the Foundation’s CCE program is to protect people and the planet from the worst impacts of climate change by cutting pollution and accelerating the transition to a clean energy future. We aim to help make energy clean, affordable, safe, and reliable for all.

The Program Officer will help manage the Foundation’s science grantmaking. This is an opportunity to learn about many fields and sub-fields within the sciences. Candidates are not expected to have experience in all areas listed in the job posting. The Program Officer will identify and work with prospective and existing grantees, monitor grantee progress, and explore new grantmaking areas.

This search is temporarily on hold.

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