The Scranton Area Community Foundation is now hiring a full-time Executive Assistant to the President and CEO.

Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant’s key responsibility is helping the President & CEO to carry out her responsibilities and requirements in an efficient and effective manner. The Executive Assistant serves as the main point of contact for internal and external constituents on all items relating to the President & CEO. The Executive Assistant also serves as a link to the Board of Governors and staff and as an executive stand-in for the President & CEO at various meetings and community activities as appropriate; coordinates external relations initiatives; and can manage projects to completion.

The Scranton Area Community Foundation is a well-respected community foundation and the only community foundation serving Lackawanna County, with a 65-year history of managing charitable funds and foundations and providing grants to support community causes. The Foundation is in a period of growth and expanded community engagement, with over $40 million in assets under management, and an additional $30 million in assets in contracted administrative relationships with other Foundations.

The ideal applicant will have high integrity, be proactive, and have excellent initiative and follow-through, with the ability to display appropriate judgment in various situations. The individual must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills. He/she should have the ability to balance among multiple priorities, and the ability to work independently and at times under pressure. The ideal applicant can handle a wide variety of activities and confidential issues with discretion.

Key Aspects of Position

Executive Support

Board Support/Liaison

Community and Donor Relations

Other Duties

Education and Experience Requirements

Special Skills and Attributes:

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000 – $45,000.00 /year


The position will remain open until filled. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Please include “Executive Assistant to the President and CEO” in the subject line. No calls, please.

The Scranton Area Community Foundation is an equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.