This position is considered a campus contact for diversity and women's scholarship programs and is responsible for scholarship awarding to underrepresented minority and diverse students. This includes posting awards in the student information system (PeopleSoft), notifying students of awards and keeping track of the funding available for future awards.
This position will provide support in processing awards made by entities across campus, along with those made by the Student Financial Assistance Office. This would include posting scholarship awards in posting awards in the student information system (PeopleSoft), and any needed communication to the students of the awards via postal mail or e-mail message.
This position will assist with the maintenance and cycle management of the scholarship database (Blackbaud/AcademicWorks), as well as posting external scholarship opportunities and responding to communication from external entities.
This position serves as a quality assurance reviewer for the scholarship manager and coordinator in the student financial assistance office, ensuring that awards are being made according to scholarship criteria.
This position would assist as needed with administrative duties for the Chancellor's Scholarship. This could include, but is not limited to; reviewing high school mailing list, mailing letters to prospective students and set-up for Scholar's Day.
This position will be a member of the scholarship appeal committee for the Student Financial Assistance Office and works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines in accordance with established priorities, timelines, funding limitations, etc.
This position will also be required to learn federal and state aid regulations enough to counsel students during peak student traffic times of the year.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Preferred skills/abilities of candidates: Experience with scholarships, specifically for undergraduate or graduate students, is preferred. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, interacting professionally with diverse personalities and excellent verbal and written communication skills are requested.
The successful candidate should demonstrate strong interpersonal presentation skills; self-starter; able to work with minimum supervision when required; strong attention to detail; exceptional customer service and interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and presentation); knowledge of PeopleSoft and the Microsoft Office Suite a strong plus.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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