SCHOLARSHIP COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR-FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Summary: The Scholarship Compliance Coordinator is responsible for pre-award and compliance activities relative to institutional scholarship administration. Daily work includes acting as a UCA community liaison, report generation, review and action, budgeting, projecting, policy recommendations and other special projects as assigned.
Examples of Work:
1. Attends workshops to keep abreast of regulations and processes;
2. Investigates and studies written material for the purpose of understanding policies and procedures;
3. Develops and maintains an understanding of office processes;
4. Provides coordination of all pre-award activities and support for all institutional scholarship processes including awarding, tracking, reconciling, reporting and information dissemination;
5. Chairs the UCA Scholarship Committee;
6. Reviews various reports for the purpose of identifying issues and resolving conflicts;
7. Submits recommendations for the improvement of processes and necessary corrective action to resolve known issues;
8. Coordinates with the Athletics Department and Director of Financial Aid to ensure compliance with NCAA guidelines;
9. Coordinates with IT and IR staff for the purpose of creating reports, responding to surveys, etc.;
10. Coordinates with Scholarship Working Group to keep administration and other interested parties apprised of scholarship issues including budget, projections, recruitment and retention efforts and policy and procedure recommendations;
11. Participates in outreach activities including but not limited to high school workshops, Bear Facts Day, Information Nights and campus training activities;
12. Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Working Relationships: The Project Coordinator has frequent contact with institutional personnel, state and federal agencies, institutions of higher education, faculty, staff and students.
Special Job Dimensions: Overtime is required throughout the year to meet deadlines. Travel within and outside of state to attend training exercises.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Ability to study, learn and understand scholarship programs and regulations; Ability to learn data base and access information to respond to questions; Ability to analyze and evaluate financial accounting records; Extensive knowledge of and skilled in using spreadsheets to track and monitor fiscal activities; Extensive Computer experience; Ability to disseminate information orally and in writing; Excellent communication skills;
Minimum Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, MIS or related field. Two years of scholarship or related experience. Must possess excellent communication skills. Must be proficient with data entry, Microsoft Word and Excel.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
Application Process: Please send an UCA application (www.uca.edu/hr) and resume to: