Responsible for awarding, monitoring and/or reconciling centrally awarded and athletic scholarsips
Develops and coordinates quality assurance programs for the Student Financial Aid Office related to scholarship programs
Reports to Assistant Director of Scholarships
Description of Duties:
Institutional Scholarship Management: Awards and monitors Cincinnatus and endowed scholarships to ensure accuracy.
Communicates with campus partners regarding student eligibility, awarding, and disbursement of awards
Monitors academic progress and completion of community service requirement for Cincinnatus and other UC scholarship renewals
Advises students on scholarship application procedures, award impacts, and renewal processes
Performs reconciliation of scholarships to ensure compliance with UC scholarship policy
Provides regular and ad hoc reports related to fund balances and expenditures
Resolves discrepancies and amends or adjusts awards
Collaborates with Bursar to ensure receipt and proper accounting of paper scholarship checks received
Works with Bursar to resolve excess aid and return of scholarships for tuition refund appeals
Athletic Scholarship Management:
Awards and monitors athletic awards in coordination with athletic office staff ensuring compliance with NCAA rules and regulations along with federal and state regulations.
Develops and implements measures for ensuring accuracy of student awards for scholarshipprograms
Assist the Assistant Director with coordination of departmental activities and events that may arise
Participates in on-going professional development activities. Other duties as assigned including participation in SFAO,
Enrollment Management (EM), and Student Affairs and Services (SAS) activities.
Bachelors' degree with three (3) years experience; - OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years experience; -OR- seven (7) years experience
Relevant experience includes advising students or advising others on financial matters
Experience can also be in relevant fields such as: One Stop Student Services, Student Financial Aid or advising students
Professional financial aid experience or program management experience in higher education
Previous experience working with institutional scholarships
Experience with running queries and reconciling funds
The ability and willingness to communicate with internal and external customers and campus partners
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products
A resume and cover letter must be attached to the application in order to be considered for this position
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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Internal Number: 56246-en_US
About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.