Student Awards and Funding Coordinator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Student Services Specialist - Contributing
Working Title Student Awards and Funding Coordinator
Position Number 20034392
Vacancy ID P013106
Budgeted Hiring Range $31200 - $44627
Pay Band Information
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Salary Grade Equivalent GN08
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
M-F; 8:00-4:30PM
Department Name and Number SPH - Student Affairs-460140
Date First Posted 07/19/2021
Closing Date 08/19/2021
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Student Services

Department Description
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, one of the top ranked public health schools in the nation, is comprised of eight academic units led and supported by the Dean’s Office and other large, centrally administrated school units. We have an enrolled student body of over 1600, taught by approximately 230 permanent faculty, and > 100 adjunct and visiting faculty. The staff includes over 600 personnel of various types (including students and temporary workers) who help to achieve the teaching, research and service missions of the School and also to assist with compliance, finance, IT, fundraising and communication. 
Equal Opportunity Employer
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Inclusive Excellence is a core value at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. We expect our faculty and staff to actively contribute to fostering an academic workplace climate that is welcoming and supportive for all. 
Position Description
The Student Awards and Funding Coordinator oversees management of current and prospective student funding, serving as liaison between the Gillings Advancement office, Finance office, Office of Student Affairs, departments and units, the University’s Office of Scholarships and Student Aid, and Graduate School Awards office to ensure the proper management, delivery and reporting on current awards. He/she counsels current and prospective students to help them identify internal and external scholarship opportunities; communicates award guidelines, processes and deadlines with the school; manages the schoolwide selection committee; and coordinates award notification and donor stewardship process. 
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
•  Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with staff on a broad range of levels and to work productively as a member of a team. 
 • Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and accuracy. 
 • Experience in working in a high volume transactional environment. 
 • Strong oral and written communication skills. 
 • Ability to handle frequent interruptions and still meet competing deadlines. 
 • Skill in establishing priorities and handling multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a high level of accuracy. 
 • Ability to interpret and implement policies and established procedures. 
 • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and interact with a diverse population effectively and diplomatically. 
 • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, and administrative staff while displaying professionalism and tact. 
 • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 
 • Ability to research and resolve problems independently. 
 • Ability to adapt to changing environment, priorities, and procedures. 
 • Working knowledge of desktop and business/technical support systems. 
 • Ability to use multiple systems and learn new software quickly. 
 • Self-motivated, willingness to learn, and takes initiative to improve quality of service. 
Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor s degree in related area or equivalent of two years’ experience/training.
• Strong understanding of FAFSA rules/regulations & legalities surrounding student funding issues.
Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Overtime occasionally
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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