Assistant Director-Special Scholarship Program
Job Purpose: Participate in oversight and coordination of the Special Scholarships Program (to include primarily but not limited to the Stamps Presidents Scholars, a merit based scholarship program offered annually to approximately 40 outstanding high school seniors. Involvement by the Assistant Director includes recruitment and selections of prospects and enrollment and orientation and counseling of students receiving the scholarship award.
- Direct, program and organize Special Scholarship Program functions and events.
- Advise and mentor Stamps Presidents Scholarship students.
- Support Program recruitment efforts, including family visits.
- Conduct orientation for Scholarship winners.
- Assist with admissions efforts.
- Participate in outreach/promotional activities.
- Assist with faculty support/involvement efforts.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Education: Bachelor's Degree
- Work Experience: Five to seven years job related experience
- Certifications: N/A
- Skills: This job requires a working knowledge of university scholarship administration and program management which includes familiarity with degree requirements, auxiliary services processes, co-curricular opportunities, student organizations, alumni relations, fundraising & stewardship, and graduate scholarships. Skills in student advising and counseling, event planning and communication are also required as is use of office and specialized computer applications and databases.
Qualifications Preferred Qualifications:
- Preferred Education: Master's degree
- Preferred Work Experience: N/A
- Preferred Certifications: N/A
- Preferred Skills: Experience in university scholarship administration and selection, which includes student development. Experience in Auxiliary services processes, co-curricular opportunities, student organizations, alumni relations, and graduate scholarships. Experience using Banner student information system knowledge.
Additional Information: Position is responsible for securing, training, and supervising hundreds of student and parent volunteers each year.
Please include a cover letter with your application.
Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Enrollment Services management and staff, scholarship prospects, parents, students and faculty. This position typically will advise and counsel: students. This position will supervise: NA
Department Description The Office of Special Scholarships (OSS) strives to recruit the nation’s best student scholars to the Georgia Institute of Technology in order to further enrich the composition of the student body, improve the campus, and impact their environment within a global context as students and as alumni.