The Assistant Director of Scholarship Management is responsible for the strategic management of scholarships awarded by Miami University through the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
Responsible for all aspects of stewardship for all donor scholarships at Miami University, including corresponding with scholarship donors for a variety of reasons including informing them of recipients, resolving criteria problems, answering questions about the awarding process, etc.
Corresponds with development officers and divisional deans, chairs etc. on any questions related to scholarships.
Serves as liaison to the internal and external University partners, resolving various scholarship issues such as difficult-to-award criteria. This includes communicating with University Advancement development officers regarding these or other awarding issues.
Works with the Director of Compliance and Gift Processing to ensure that the Office of Student Financial Assistance awards scholarships appropriately according to the specific criteria determined by the donor.
Ensure that all new scholarships have a biographical sketch of the donor/honoree available in the master file. Ensure that all new scholarship master files are correct and complete.
Assist in the development of gift agreements for new scholarship gifts.
Facilitation of stewardship events involving donors
Assist Director of Compliance and Gift Processing on a variety of other projects as needed.
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Minimum of one year of relevant experience
Attention to detail
Strong written and oral communication skills
Internal Number: 5273
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”