Assistant Director of Scholarship Management

Job title: Assistant Director of Scholarship Management
Organization: Miami University
Location: Oxford, Ohio

Job Description

Job Summary: Job ID: 5273 – Unclassified – FT (Salary)

The Assistant Director of Scholarship Management is responsible for the strategic management of scholarships awarded by Miami University through the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Responsible for all aspects of stewardship for all donor scholarships at Miami University, including corresponding with scholarship donors for a variety of reasons including informing them of recipients, resolving criteria problems, answering questions about the awarding process, etc.
  • Corresponds with development officers and divisional deans, chairs etc. on any questions related to scholarships.
  • Serves as liaison to the internal and external University partners, resolving various scholarship issues such as difficult-to-award criteria. This includes communicating with University Advancement development officers regarding these or other awarding issues.
  • Works with the Director of Compliance and Gift Processing to ensure that the Office of Student Financial Assistance awards scholarships appropriately according to the specific criteria determined by the donor.
  • Ensure that all new scholarships have a biographical sketch of the donor/honoree available in the master file. Ensure that all new scholarship master files are correct and complete.
  • Assist in the development of gift agreements for new scholarship gifts.
  • Facilitation of stewardship events involving donors
  • Assist Director of Compliance and Gift Processing on a variety of other projects as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Banner computer systems
  • Experience working in higher education

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