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FCA Foundation Administrator Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027346

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 3-31-2017


The primary responsibility of the FCA Foundation Administrator is to oversee and/or perform a wide variety of administrative activities for the FCA's philanthropic and civic engagement work, as well as support for state and local government relations.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Foundation/Corporate (including volunteerism) data systems administration and information management, including reporting and budget tracking
  • Implement grant application workflows and related governance through to grant close out
  • Support overall Foundation activities including Board meeting schedule, Board book preparation, annual audit and preparation of 990s, as well as implementation/documentation of processes, procedures and timelines
  • Undertake communication related to the disposition of requests/inquiries for Foundation funding and other Civic Engagement activities and act as a key point of contact, serving as a liaison between external constituencies and internal departments/colleagues
  • Ensure effective preparation, follow-up and execution of projects
  • Conduct research and analysis
  • Manage Foundation files (electronic and paper) and implement records management -- storage, archiving and purging -- to ensure information management is complaint
  • Undertake the administrative functions for both departments including scheduling meetings/calls, providing special event support, drafting correspondence, processing expenses

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of professional-level experience
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, can effectively manage multiple projects and timelines simultaneously
  • Thrives on taking initiative, is solution driven, responsive and accountable
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual thinking skills
  • Has excellent judgment/naturally exercises diplomacy; outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills, and superb verbal and written communication
  • Highly proficient technical and systems skills including familiarity with database programs and/or financial systems, as well Microsoft Office (with sophisticated knowledge of Excel)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • 5 + years of project management or operations experience, preferably in the philanthropic or nonprofit/civic sector
  • Knowledge of/direct experience with regulatory and/or governance matters
  • Experience with grants management software and information management tools 

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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