Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Our vision is a Chicago that offers education, prosperity, and hope for all. The Foundation awards $8 million in grants each year across four main program areas: Arts Learning, Education, Employment and Health. Across all of our funding areas, our focus is on helping organizations: Build capacity to enhance the quality of services and better assess the impact of programs; Develop successful program innovations that other organizations in the field can learn from or adopt; and Share knowledge so that information which can help low-income communities and individuals is widely and readily available. For more information, visit www.FryFoundation.org.
The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation seeks to hire a full-time Administrative and Operations Coordinator. The Coordinator serves as a key member of our seven-person team, overseeing day-to-day operations of the Foundation. This role is responsible for providing foundation-wide administrative and operational support, with a wide-reaching impact across all functions, including executive, program, communications, and finance. The Coordinator is responsible for administrative duties, such as supporting the President and Program Staff with various tasks, managing business activities in the office, and effectively collaborating with others while leading and executing special projects for the organization. Further, they will analyze and improve organizational processes to enhance quality, productivity, and efficiency.
See application link for the full job description and list of duties.
-Post-secondary degree and 2-3 years of experience required.
-Proficiency in MS Office with emphasis on Word, Excel, and Outlook.
-Comfortable learning new technologies, software and systems; database experience is a plus.
-Ability to adapt to changing goals and priorities.
-Ability to work independently and as a part of a small team.
-Excellent at managing multiple priorities and commitments.
-Excellent communication skills; must be comfortable communicating with individuals at all levels and with giving and receiving feedback.
-Exceptionally detail oriented and meticulous; strong project management skills and attention to follow up.
How to Apply
For more information about the position and to apply, interested applications should go here.