Employment Openings

The Greater Salina Community Foundation is seeking a full-time staff accountant and a full-time affiliate operations coordinator for GSCF and its affiliates. GSCF provides a family-friendly environment and an opportunity to meaningfully impact our community, along with a competitive salary, PTO, health insurance and an excellent retirement package. See below for complete job descriptions and application instructions.

Post Date: March 1, 2019

Job Title: Staff Accountant
Responsible to: Director of Finance
Status: Full-time
Purpose: Participates in the accounting cycle to ensure GSCF’s accounting processes are timely, accurate, efficient and consistent.


I. Accounting Activities

  • Process gifts of cash and other cash receipts, including credit card and stock gifts; export gift receipt letters.
  • Process accounts payable activity, including verifying and entering invoices, preparing check runs and fielding vendor inquiries.
  • Process grant and scholarship distribution checks, including working with grant staff to ensure grants are within fund and GSCF guidelines.
  • Perform asset liquidations, transfers and cash calls with outside fund managers.
  • Process interfund gifts and grants.
  • Prepare quarterly fund statements.
  • Prepare financial reports as needed for fund holders, affiliates, and other constituents.
  • Prepare general journal entries as needed to collect fees, make adjustments.

II. Database Reporting and Management

  • Maintain donor database and perform maintenance as needed.
  • Create ad-hoc financial and mailing reports, including importing/exporting between Excel and the database.

III. Other

  • Field questions from donors, fund holders and other constituents as needed.
  • Set up donors, fund holders with on-line donor portal access and serve as customer support.
  • Serve as backup for Director of Finance for various processes including monthly and quarterly investment reporting and transactions, payroll, bank reconcilements.
  • Assist Director of Finance with annual audit, IRS Form 990 preparation, annual budget.
  • Complete various surveys and audit confirmation requests.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA not required)
  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of GAAP and professional accounting standards
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and work both under supervision and independently
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.


  • Non-profit fund accounting experience or desire to work in non-profit field.
  • Willingness to learn database principles, including reports, import/export functions and configuration features.


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, along with three references via email to: ritanorthup@gscf.org

Benefits include a competitive hourly wage, PTO, and an excellent retirement package.

Post Date: March 1, 2019

Job Title: Affiliate Operations Coordinator
Responsible to: Director of Regional Affiliates
Status: Full-time
Administers: Regional affiliate operations and logistics
Purpose: To provide organization and operating efficiency to the Greater Salina Community Foundation’s Affiliate region. The coordinator has primary responsibility for the day to day operation of the affiliates including board governance, data management, logistics, and stewardship. These functions include, but may not be limited to the following:


I. Board Governance

  • Understand and apply the Foundation’s policies and procedures
  • Manage Affiliate board documents and communications
  • Research and answer inquiries from Affiliates
  • Provide virtual assistance to Affiliates at meetings including some evening hours
  • Work with Affiliate boards to establish an annual budget
  • Monitor Affiliates are meeting their responsibilities

II. Data Management

  • Maintain Affiliate records
  • Create and post financial documents
  • Provide data information needed for publications and other marketing
  • Compile lists and data that is requested by individual Affiliates
  • Track Affiliate expenses for billing purposes
  • Assist other GSCF departments when necessary

III. Logistics

  • Coordinate logistics for all educational and networking opportunities hosted by GSCF for Affiliates
  • Assist Affiliates with individual event and campaign logistics
  • Timely communication of Affiliate requests and needs to Director or other GSCF departments
  • Manage the Director’s calendar when necessary

IV. Stewardship

  • Seek opportunities for collaboration concerning philanthropic activities
  • Provide a positive, helpful attitude with donors and Affiliate representatives
  • Work with Affiliates to distribute information to the public
  • Return messages, emails, and other communications in a timely manner


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Desire to work in nonprofit field
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at one time
  • Self-starter; ability to be given an objective and work independently to accomplish it
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent communication skills; positive attitude with a goal to maintain great customer service relationships
  • Valid Kansas Driver’s license-limited travel as necessary including some evening hours
  • Microsoft Office


  • Prior experience with non-profit organizations
  • Willingness to learn database principles, including reports
  • Online software platforms; database experience; Adobe Creative Cloud


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, along with three references via email to: ritanorthup@gscf.org

Benefits include a competitive hourly wage, health insurance, PTO, and an excellent retirement package.

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