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Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS), the Scholarship Coordinator provides comprehensive management of the portfolio of scholarships that DePaul's Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS) provides to facilitate the retention, persistence, and graduation of students of color and first-generation students, undocumented students and students with marginalized genders and sexualities who demonstrate financial need and a commitment to service and academic excellence. This role serves as a key contact for managing and following up on student inquiries regarding scholarships and various financial concerns as well as providing leadership to the Academic Progress check-ins, managing the budget for the scholarship suite and collaborating with DePaul and external partners in the fulfillment of gift agreements for donor-based scholarships.
What You'll Do:????
Manage the suite of OMSS scholarships including: program and curriculum design, assessment, budget management, application implementation, scholar selection, and advising. This position ensures that the scholars fulfill the conditions of their respective awards, manages the cohort experiences, developing and implementing a four-year curriculum and experiential learning engagement opportunities.
Oversee scholarship endowment and scholarship programming budgets and collaborate with University Advancement, Donor Relations, Financial Aid, and Admissions to disburse funds, fulfill requirements of gift agreements, submit regular donor reports, and support the procurement of additional scholarship funding.
Use student records systems to gather, analyze and organize academic progress reports for scholarship programs participants.
Conduct academic and financial advocacy sessions with students experiencing academic and/or financial emergencies.?
Provide supervision, development and training for 4 graduate assistants.
Must have at least 1 to 3 years of experience working in a non-profit setting, preferably higher education; experience in program research, design and assessment desired.
Experience supervising graduate and undergraduate students.
Excellent presentation/facilitation skills including, but not limited to, oral and written communication skills.
Excellent individual, group, and interpersonal skills.
Clear understanding of the issues that impact the lives of students of color, low-income students, and first-generation students, undocumented students and students with marginalized genders and sexualities in higher education.
Interest and experience with models for social justice/advocacy work.
Demonstrated ability and sensitivity in working with diverse populations.
Strong computing skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
Strong grasp of social media technology including usage in a Student Affairs setting (Facebook, Twitter, Constant Contact, etc).
Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Top choice medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Retirement plan matching contribution of 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement: Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
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Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect: Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
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DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.