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Pacificorp Foundation Administrator (Salt Lake City, UT / Portland, OR) - #105775 in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Foundation Administrator (Salt Lake City, UT / Portland, OR) - #105775

Date: Jul 19, 2021

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Responsible for administering the PacifiCorp Foundation grant-making activities, matching gift and volunteer programs and all associated processes, conducting research relevant to Foundation activities, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and policies, maintaining communication with internal and external stakeholders, and performing reporting and tracking functions of Foundation activities.


  • Supports all aspects of Foundation grant-making, verifies funding criteria, conducts due diligence to verify IRS tax-exempt status, reviews applications to ensure eligibility, tracks grant requests, prepares and distributes funding and associated communications.

  • Conducts research and analysis to evaluate grant proposal alignment with the Foundation’s mission and community impact of Foundation funding.

  • Manages employee match and volunteer programs for PacifiCorp.

  • Interfaces with nonprofit organizations on grant-making, funding levels, guidelines, inquiries, communications, and reporting.

  • Coordinates with PacifiCorp community management on grant requests, recommendations, funding distribution and communications.

  • Prepares materials for Foundation board meetings and records meeting minutes.

  • Prepares various reports on Foundation financials, grants, programs, funding recipients and media coverage of Foundation activities.

  • Maintains grant administration policies and procedures that are clear, concise, and consistent.

  • Maintains accurate records of Foundation activities and manages the grant-tracking database.

  • Develops the budget for the Foundation and other volunteer and community giving program budgets and tracks performance against the budget.

  • Interfaces with internal departments including finance, tax, legal, and treasury regarding financial reports, tax documents and requirements, and legal filings in various states.

  • Responsible to ensure the Foundation account has a sufficient balance when issuing Foundation grants and other payments.

  • Assists in preparation of Foundation communication materials, provides grant information for communication purposes, reviews and edits news releases, content on Foundation web pages, newsletter articles and social media posts for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable field or a combination of education and work experience that contributes to the development of proven skills and knowledge necessary to perform the functions of this position.

  • A minimum of three to five years of demonstrated experience in a role requiring the following functions: administrative duties, analysis, budgeting/accounting, external relations, reporting and project management.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, including the ability to create a pivot table in Excel.

  • Ability to appropriately prioritize work activities, competing priorities, effectively manage projects and work cycles, and complete responsibilities with limited oversight.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult and resolve internal and external customer issues which may be sensitive in nature.

  • Ability to work effectively with staff at all levels within an organization, and to influence actions and negotiate outcomes.

  • Working knowledge or familiarity with nonprofit organizations.

  • Experience with implementing policies, processes, developing reports, and ensuring compliances with rules and regulations.

  • High level of integrity and dependability.


  • Prior experience in a corporate foundation, community relations or non-profit organization role.

  • Experience with grant management software programs such as Fluxx, Oracle, Blackbaud or a similar platform.

  • Understanding of nonprofit management and governance.

Additional Information

Req Id: 105775

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Salt Lake City, UT / Portland, OR

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Full Time

Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT

Hiring Range: 71,100-83,600

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening