Scholarship Coordinator


DEPARTMENT

Enrollment Services


POSITION SUMMARY

The Scholarship Coordinator will effectively identify scholarship sources suitable for the University of New Orleans academic environments and students, and will administer the University Scholarship Program, providing budget oversight and ensure that each named scholarship recipient meets requirements. The incumbent will monitor and award all scholarships both external and internal toward student accounts. Will also identify, recruit and assist students seeking scholarships to enlarge significantly the percentage of UNO students receiving non-University scholarship assistance that will help reduce financial barriers to entering and graduating from UNO. The incumbent will also develop the record tracking systems required to ensure continued qualification of students on scholarships.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assist in the administration of the awarding and delivery of all scholarships and cash awards, including institutional, State (Tuition Opportunity Program for Students, and Foundation Programs), and private programs. • Serve as a liaison with assigned scholarship(s) committees, Bursar, Departments, College Offices, Financial Aid Counselors, Business Affairs and other appropriate personnel for the administration of all scholarships, including budget projections (final review by Director). • Assist with reconciling and monitoring the budgets of each scholarship program. • Monitor continuing eligibility of all recipients. • Prepare federal, state, and institutional fiscal reports relating to scholarships (i.e., for the UL System office, internal and external auditors, and any other University department as needed). • Conduct presentations regarding scholarships. • Assist Admissions unit with scholarship initiatives and eligibility determination. • Assist in the continuous development of automated processing and delivery systems for scholarships. • Develop the required knowledge base to serve as a resource to all students coming to the Student Enrollment Services Center. Actively seek out this knowledge and take advantage of opportunities to grow professionally. • Perform other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree. Experience in Scholarships, Financial Aid, or related field. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrate attention to detail, and the ability to meet deadlines.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Advanced Degree. Experience in higher education financial aid, federal reporting and fiscal operations. Working knowledge of and experience with computer assisted processing as it relates to the administration of financial aid systems. Working knowledge of regulations governing federal and state aid programs and experience with U.S. Department of Education electronic processes. Technical experience working with PeopleSoft computer software system and other software applications.


SALARY

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


DATE POSTED

10/03/2017


CLOSING DATE

Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by 10/18/2017.


POSITION NUMBER

2193

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