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City Scholars Foundation

Foundation Administrator

Employment type
3 months ago
Los Angeles

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 www.cityscholars.org.

Submit your application for consideration as our FOUNDATION ADMINISTRATOR, if you would love to share your gift for administration to help us expand our impact and influence throughout the Greater Los Angeles region and beyond. As our administrative “backbone,” your key accountabilities will include, but are not limited to: program administration, campaign and event coordination, communications support, executive volunteer engagement and business operations.

Working four days a week from our Downtown LA corporate office (Monday–Thursday, generally 32 hours/week), you’ll report directly to our Founder & President/CEO, collaborate with our Graduate Associates and interface regularly with our TEAM City Scholars ® Board and Executive Council. 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 or operations professional working in a related field.
  • 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

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 application documents as PDF files to [email protected] Only applicants selected for the interview process will be contacted.