Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time
Hybrid (remote and in-person)

Pay Range: $50,000 - $60,0000
Organization's Mission: Through community-centered philanthropy, the Community Foundation of Utah enables all Utahns to contribute to our community today, ensuring a brighter tomorrow.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: CFU believes in championing philanthropic initiatives and models furthering diversity, equity and inclusion in order for all Utahns to thrive.
Position Summary: Summary: The Program Administrator serves a vital role in fulfilling the Community Foundation of Utah’s (CFU) mission by supporting the coordination, administration, and implementation of a diverse portfolio of community and program initiatives.

CFU is Utah’s partner in philanthropy, bringing donors, nonprofits, and community stakeholders together to build a brighter future for Utah. We are seeking a dynamic professional eager to help administer and augment programming to support CFU’s role as a philanthropic leader and convener in our community. This role is integral in administering processes to execute, institutionalize and grow our community work. Candidates should have a strong interest in supporting organizational effectiveness, process improvement, community engagement, and data-driven decision-making.

The Program Administrator is part of a small but mighty team, and part of an organization at the epicenter of community impact in Utah. Founded in 2008, CFU has deployed over $350 million in grants to over 1,000 nonprofit organizations, while spearheading a diverse set of community-driven initiatives to address pressing community challenges.

As a dynamic organization, every day brings new opportunities at CFU. We look for team members who are both excited by the new and innovative, but aware of the importance of exceeding at the day to day work that drives organizational goals. Our organizational culture embraces the iterative process and the pursuit of excellence within conditions that rarely stay static, and we seek team members able to succeed in such an environment. CFU looks for professionals who embrace full ownership of their roles and are inspired to work within an organization building a better future for Utah.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to, along with a cover letter that shares your interest in our organization generally and the role specifically.
Primary Responsibilities: Roles & Responsibilities

Community Impact Funds

- Facilitate coordination and grantmaking for Community Impact Funds including budgeting, meeting scheduling, logistics, disbursements, reporting, and evaluation
- Administer data collection efforts and draft fund impact reports to internal and external stakeholders
- Ensure seamless communication between CFU and community fund stakeholders
- Collaborate with marketing efforts to develop compelling narratives around Community Impact Fund activities and opportunities

Community Initiatives

- Work closely with leadership to support and execute on CFU’s community impact initiatives and achieve impact outcomes in furtherance of CFU’s mission
- Facilitate administration, coordination and grantmaking for community initiatives including budgeting, meeting scheduling, disbursements, reporting, and evaluation
- Collect and organize initiative content for inclusion in annual report, grant applications and reports, board and committee memos, and other external reports
- Engage relevant community stakeholders, content experts, and partners
- Create impact and grant reports to internal and external stakeholders

Internal Operations

- Support CFU executive team with implementation and completion of annual compliance monitoring activities and accreditation
- Engage with specific CFU vendors as needed, reviewing agreements, monitoring deliverables and escalating any issues to the CFU executive team
- Provide office administration and management support
- Respond to general community inquiries
- Special projects as needed

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of CFU programming.
Desired Qualifications: Preferred Experience

- A minimum of two years’ work experience in a professional office environment
- Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
- Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
- Budgeting skills and experience with a high level of comfort with financial reporting
- Ability to forecast process bottlenecks and proactively implement solutions
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and a desire to connect with community members, staff, and CFU’s Board of Directors
- Knowledge of all Microsoft programs and high level of digital literacy
- Data collection experience a plus
- Salesforce experience a plus

Who You Are

- A strong interest in supporting organizational effectiveness, data-driven decision-making, process improvement and program administration
- Exceptional financial, written, and verbal communication skills
- Someone with a “can do” attitude and desire to broaden their skill sets and knowledge base
- See the potential of innovative, community-driven philanthropy to transform communities
- Eager to empathize with, and integrate, diverse perspectives as well as develop inclusive and equitable processes
- Willingness to work occasional evenings and travel occasionally to communities throughout Utah
- Comfortable with financial complexity and able to effectively apply financial information to grantmaking processes and other relevant tasks
- A transparent communicator eager to both give and receive constructive feedback
- Ability to juggle multiple and disparate priorities efficiently and smoothly
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Benefits include:

- Heatlh insurance stipend
- Dental and vision coverage
- Retirement plan, with 4% employer match
- 15 days paid vacation in addition to organization observed holidays
- Professional development stipend
- Hybrid work environment
How to Apply: Submit your resume to, along with a cover letter that shares your interest in CFU generally, and the role specifically.
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah


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Contact: Alex Eaton
Phone: 801-559-3005