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Scholarships Coordinator

Boys Town National Research Hospital Omaha, NE
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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Scholarship Coordinator supports the administration of varied scholarship and award programs for Boys Town graduates and alumni. This role also implements the policies and procedures regarding scholarships and awards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:

  • Coordinates scholarship and award data, monitors compliance with organizational guidelines, and facilitates award determinations.
    • Assists with the overall application process. This includes notifying students when scholarships and awards are open for application, receiving and processing scholarship applications from students, maintaining Excel spreadsheets with applicant information, and sending award notices and regrets by letter and/or email.
    • Updates scholarship policies and procedures to ensure compliance with organizational standards.
    • Assists with dissemination of award amounts for scholarships based on annual funding. Scholarships include Recognition Awards (BT High School - $), Academic Scholarships (HC and Sites), Incentive Awards (HC and Sites), Support Awards and Trade/Vocation Assistance.
    • Verifies award correspondence and award amounts prior to student notification; monitors funds to ensure that funds are not over or under awarded.
    • Assists in developing scholarship publicity pieces, providing media releases, special interest stories, and award recognition to media.
    • Coordinates the scholarship appeals process, the renewal process, outside resources with financial aid packages, and maintenance of scholarship database and website.
    • Reviews and packages files according to organization policies; retrieves and re-files student files as needed.
    • Counsels students on budgeting, loan management, satisfactory academic progress, and other special circumstances.
    • Resolves student problems, seeking another authority as necessary; performs revisions per student request.
    • Identifies students that meet criteria for potential scholarship awards. This includes serving as the main point of contact for various experiential and professional funding programs.
    • Provides scholarship information to students, parents, and other clientele.
    • Supports the scholarship and awards review committee process. This includes scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, maintaining meeting notes, and ensuring compliance with internal, state, and federal policies and regulations.
    • Establishes systematic financial allocation total and by award, tracks over time and utilizes a data driven decision making process in the future.
    • Provides quality customer service.
    • Data tracking of academic scholarships and trade/vocation assistance, pro-active interventions with youth and success stories and mentoring of new generations.
    • Participates in various student activities; such as Life Skills Classes.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
    • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
    • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
    • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
    • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
    • Supports other members of the management team and their work

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • High level of professionalism, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and multi-task while maintaining quality standards.
  • Confidence in managing multiple projects and activities.
  • Ability to represent Boys Town with a strong, student-centered ethic.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services, finance or related field.
  • Experience providing professional administrative support in a scholarship or financial aid capacity.
  • Experience demonstrating an understanding of student recruitment, financial aid, academic advising or closely-related student services.
  • Experience in Admissions or student recruitment in a higher education setting.

About Boys Town Nebraska:

A National Historic Landmark since 1985, the Village of Boys Town is now the only National Historic Landmark District in Nebraska. At any given time, about 400 boys and girls live in the Village, receiving care and guidance for a wide range of behavioral, emotional and academic issues. When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: August 25, 2022

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted November 20, 2022
Date Closes December 20, 2022
Requisition 19523
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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