Under general supervision the Program Coordinator II - Scholarships will be responsible for administering and coordinating University scholarship program under the supervision of the Financial Aid Manager of Processing (FAMP). Performs functions related to the technical and functional roles of administering University scholarships for all students. Develops, manages, and maintain scholarship policies, procedures, and operations to ensure appropriate disbursement and fiscal responsibility. The Program Coordinator II - Scholarships will be the liaison to the Office of Development and will also serve on the University Scholarship Committee.
Manages all aspect of the University scholarship program. Promotes the PVAMU scholarship program in order to increase the number of scholarships awarded. Develop and maintain marketing literature to promote awareness of scholarship opportunities for students. Works with the advising staff on assisting students in the completion of the scholarship application process.
Works with the FAMP, provides leadership and guidance to departmental working groups. Collaborates with faculty and staff to promote scholarships, Participates in actively enrollment management and student retention activities through outreach and internal/external communication Ensures that the administration of the University scholarship programs are consistent with the institutional regulations and policies governing their administration and coordinates appropriately and timely communication to outreach staff as appropriate. Assists the FAMP with preparing scholarship reports for staff, University officials, and external organizations for internal and external audits.
Creates, manages, and revises the policies and procedures manual for the student University scholarship program(s). With FAMP, provides leadership for identifying opportunities for innovating ways of processing University scholarships. Provides direct support to the FAMP to carry out the recommendations, instructions, and initiatives of the Associate Director and Director of Financial Aid. Serves as a back up to the other office Program Coordinators.
Coordinates. Collaborates with the outreach and advising staff on research and analysis activities and reports regarding University scholarship programs and related customer service and intervention. Coordinates with the outreach staff to ensure that University scholarship information is accurately conveyed to financial aid advisors in a timely manner. Provides support to the financial aid advising staff as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Four years of related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to work evenings and/or weekends.
Must not be in default or owe an overpayment of a federal and/or state aid program.
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-034107
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.