The Junior Salesforce Administrator will provide support to Habitat for Humanity Chicago under the direction of the Systems and IT Manager. This is an entry-level position that requires no college degree or previous Salesforce experience, and which can lead to a well-paid career as a Salesforce Administrator in an expanding job market.


The Junior Salesforce Administrator will help us achieve our mission by implementing and/or supporting applications in affiliate functional areas, maintaining the integrity of data and processes, maximizing the effectiveness of the CRM and associated applications, and helping our staff track, analyze, and report key activities and relationships.


Who we are looking for: 

Our ideal candidate will have a couple of years in the workforce where they will have demonstrated an understanding of business processes (how different tasks are linked together to get the job done). They will be keen problem-solvers and constantly looking for ways to make tasks simpler or more efficient. They will have a background in the business world, or some technical field which requires analytical thinking and working out the sequence in which tasks must occur. We want someone who is a quick learner, knows how they learn best, and understands how to communicate with the many other staff who use Salesforce.


Key Responsibilities:  

Salesforce Systems Configuration and Management (60%)

Assists with designs, builds, tests, and deploys enhancements via the creation of custom objects, security controls, user profiles, and permissions sets.  


Salesforce Training, Documentation, and Support (20%)

Provides support and training for Salesforce use, including orientations for new staff and specialized training in response to changing roles. Provides recommendations for specific Trailhead training and resources. Develops department-specific manuals as needed.  


Salesforce Maintenance (10%)

Perform database maintenance tasks, including diagnostic tests and duplicate entry cleansing.


Teamwork (10%) 

As a key Operations Team member, contribute to our organizational health through enthusiastic collaboration, leadership, and personal integrity.

Full Description



Salaried; $49,000-$52,000, depending on experience. 30+ vacation/sick/personal days per year. 90% employer-paid health insurance; access to dental, life and 401k (3% match) plans.


To Apply 

After reviewing the attached Full Position Description, please submit a compelling cover letter and resume to helen.quach@habitatchicago.org with “Junior Salesforce Administrator – Your Name” in the subject line by 5/31/2022. Only successful applicants will be contacted and interviews will take place on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please. 



Habitat for Humanity Chicago values a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.  

Habitat for Humanity Chicago is an equal opportunity employer. This organization does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 



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