Program Officer



Program Officer

Employment Type:

Full time


Anchorage, AK


$78,000 - $87,000

Application Contact:

Valette Keller,

Job Description:

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is recruiting for the position of Program Officer to join our dynamic team in Anchorage.

Program Officers are responsible for a diverse portfolio including but not limited to general grant management, identified projects, and policy initiatives related to substance abuse, housing, disability justice, long-term supports, and employment. Program Officers also provide support in accomplishing Trust goals and responsibilities and in developing policy concerning the nature, level, scope, and funding levels of systems serving Trust beneficiaries. Under general direction, Program Officers represent the Trust in building and maintaining relationships with relevant stakeholders.

Core duties include:

  • Trust-identified focus areas
  • Statewide policy and program planning
  • Liaison, collaboration and planning with stakeholders
  • State budget analysis and planning
  • Grant administration and evaluation

The Trust is a leader in philanthropy in Alaska and grants approximately $20 million a year to organizations across the state. The Trust focuses all grants towards improving the lives of beneficiaries which include Alaskans with mental illness, developmental disabilities, substance abuse disorders, Alzheimer’s and related dementia, and traumatic brain injuries.

A full job description and minimum qualifications can be found at the Trust's website

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies, and is open until filled.

Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority
3745 Community Park Loop Suite 200
Anchorage, AK, United States
Phone: 9072696039
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