Director of Scholarships and Student Completi
TITLE: Director of Scholarships and Student CompletionDEPARTMENT: REPORTS TO: Chief of StaffEFFECTIVE DATE: TBDEMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Exempt SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: The Director Scholarships and Student Completion will provide vision, leadership and active management to support scholarships, persistence, cohort progression and academic support efforts. The person selected for this position will lead college faculty and partners across campus to enhance student success and completion. The Director is responsible for leading the university retention and persistence efforts; cohort progression initiatives, developing/managing budgets; recruiting, developing, and supervising staff; advocating for students; and collaborating with campus partners to aid students in handling academic, financial and personal issues that affect time to degree and academic performance. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Stewardship of Scholarships and Donor RelationsDevelop, implement and sustain the completion plan and retention strategiesDevelop effective relationships in student support and academic support with the Registrar, Advising, Thorobred Learning Center, Career and Professional Development, Financial Aid, Counseling Center, Residence Life, Veterans, and Military Affairs, Testing Center, and Disability ServicesCollaborate with Institutional Research in preparing and reporting on student success including transfer and transient enrollmentCollaborate with Admissions and Registrar as needed on student performanceCollaborate with the Office of Financial Aid in the determination of academic qualifications for scholarshipsCollaborate with Brand Identity to maintain scholarship information, database/dashboard on awards OTHER DUTIES: Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:Master’s degree required; Doctoral degree or other appropriate terminal degree preferred
KENTUCKY STATE UNVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity EmployerThe functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.