City Scholars Foundation

Foundation Administrator

Employment type
2 months ago
Los Angeles

City Scholars® Foundation


Founded in 1993, City Scholars® Foundation is on a mission to educate and empower nonprofit CEOs to lead well with limited resources, as they help thousands of low-income youth stay in school, out of trouble and on track to a brighter future. Learn more at

Submit your application for consideration as our FOUNDATION ADMINISTRATOR, if you would love to share your gift for administration to help us make our mission possible. Our Foundation Administrator serves as the critical right-hand for our Founder & President/CEO and as the administrative backbone for the Foundation. Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to: meeting planning, event coordination, scheduling, database management, program and office administration, financial recordkeeping and reporting and executive support.

Working four days a week from our Downtown Los Angeles corporate office (Monday–Thursday, generally 32 hours/week), our Foundation Administrator reports directly to our Founder & President/CEO and works together with our Graduate Associates. We are closed most Fridays to promote healthy work-life balance.


  • can think BIG while implementing with excellence; enjoys working within a small-staff environment; and, is confident interacting with and enjoys supporting high-impact corporate and community leaders.
  • has a Bachelor’s degree and a proven track record of success as a high-performing, responsible and self-motivated administrative professional. Experience in philanthropy and/or nonprofit preferred.
  • takes initiative; excels working both independently and collaboratively; has strong analytical and problem-solving skills; has excellent written and verbal communication skills; is extremely detail-oriented; and, can successfully manage multiple priorities and projects with minimal supervision.
  • is highly proficient with Microsoft Office and Quickbooks. Proficiency with SurveyMonkey, SalesForce (or other CRM), WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite and various social media is a major plus.
  • possesses a valid driver’s license; owns a reliable automobile with proof of insurance and valid registration; and, is able to lift 20 lbs.


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: $50,000 annual salary. Benefits include 4-day workweek, employer contribution to group health plan and retirement savings plan, 10 – 12 paid office holidays/year and a parking or public transportation reimbursement up to $5/day.

To apply

HOW TO APPLY: Submit (1) your professional resume and (2) a thoughtful cover letter sharing how, given your professional achievements and education, you can help us make our mission possible serving as our Foundation Administrator. Email BOTH application documents as PDF files to [email protected] Only applicants selected for the interview process will be contacted.