Associate Director of Grants & Scholarships
Job location: Franklin Building
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-20
University OverviewThe University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.Posted Job TitleAssociate Director of Grants & ScholarshipsJob Profile TitleAssociate Director DJob Description SummaryUnder supervision of the Deputy Director Student Financial Aid provides coordination and stewardship of all Named Scholarship programs available to the University of Penn both restricted and unrestricted funding sources. This will include all outside scholarship programs and their sponsors. Maintain database in conjunction with the Development office to assure accurate assignment selection and awarding.
Under supervision of the Deputy Director provides coordination and stewardship of more than 2600 Named Scholarship programs and gifts in the amount of 52 million dollars available to the University of Penn both restricted and unrestricted funding sources. This will include all outside scholarship programs and their sponsors. Implementation and maintenance of database in conjunction with the Development office to assure accurate assignment selection and awarding. Perform outreach activities in collaboration with the Development office and work closely with donors on specialize projects and student/donor events. Prepare projections and expenditure reports to improve and/or create new initiatives.
Manage accurate and timely assignment of scholarship recipients in coordination with the development office designations and classifications of eligibility criteria. Package students and adjust other funding as determined while assuring regulatory compliance with all funding. Provide annual reports to donors and data as needed for special events. Document all processes and procedures. Collaborate with Admissions, communications, marketing and development on new programs, identified needs for our students. Create quarterly expenditure reports for all funding and report anomalies and rectify systemic issues. Identify and create additional reporting to assure accuracy in packaging and disbursement of scholarship funding. Develop and Maintain database accuracy on eligibility criteria and funding levels. Implement new data base system for use by SFS and development office and manage data entry/loads.
Bachelor's Degree and 5 to 7 years of progressive financial aid experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Excellent customer service and outreach experience required. Supervisory experience preferred.
Experience with donor relationships and development of initiative to support students preferred. Experience with Banner preferred. Familiarity with reporting tools and data base infrastructure preferred.
Office, library, computer room
Physical Effort: Typically sitting at a desk or tableJob Location - City, StatePhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / SchoolDivision of FinancePay Range$59,703.00 - $113,435.00Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.