Assistant Director for Enrollment Management, Scholarships

Dahlonega, GA
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Director for Enrollment Management, Scholarships

Position Number: 53068238

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 07/10/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Assistant Director for Enrollment Management, Scholarships. The Assistant Director provides strategic planning, leadership and coordination for scholarship related recruitment and retention/persistence initiatives. The Assistant Director is responsible for the daily, multi-level coordination of scholarships including the management of the scholarship management database (Academic Works) and a liaison with internal and external partners.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Assistant Director will:
  • Administer scholarship awarding by coordinating and streamlining the scholarship-related functions of the UNG Foundation, Financial Aid, VPSA, Enrollment Management, Admissions, Student Money Management Center, and academic departments to effectively centralize, allocate and disburse scholarship funds in a timely manner. Demonstrate a strong commitment to relationship building within UNG.
  • Award internal and external scholarships, Presidential waivers and fee waivers to maximize impact on recruitment and retention/persistence. Continuously assess awarding by providing regular reports as well as yearly analysis by not only evaluating expenditures but also determining the impact on recruitment and retention/persistence. Use data to adjust awarding process.
  • Fully utilize Academic Works to maintain donors' stipulations and recommendations; submit donor acknowledgements; and create a student-centered scholarship experience. Work with IT to implement and maintain functionality. Maintain scholarship website/social media. Stay abreast of all federal, state and institutional regulations and policies focusing specifically on scholarship programs.
  • Serve as a member of the Enrollment Management Leadership Team. Represent EM at on and off campus events. Some evening and weekend work is included.
  • Develop relationship with external scholarship providers to secure one-time and reoccurring funds.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience working with Financial Aid, Advancement, Scholarships, and/or Admissions is desirable
  • Experience with Academic Works or other scholarship management system is a plus

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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