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SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Fundraising, FT Employee
Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens (Brooklyn, NY)
The Scholarship Program Coordinator is responsible for the program coordination of the diocesan scholarship programs within Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens and Futures in Education, including maintaining/reporting of data, communication with the schools, families and vendors, and management of the program timelines.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES (partial list):
•On a yearly basis, sets the calendar of activities for the scholarship application process from application release date through to final awarding
•Builds and maintains relationships with key stakeholders – donors, school administration, academy boards, assisted families, Office of Superintendent, third party scholarship organizations and other affiliated groups within and outside of the diocese
•Collaborates with key stakeholders to review and make updates to policies on a yearly basis
•Creates all correspondence and documentation, which is shared with the key stakeholders, including announcements to schools, application instructions, correspondence to families, etc.
•Educates families and schools on procedures and eligibility requirements
•Evaluates and manages case files of families and students accordingly, using established policy to make decisions on proposed awards for eligible families
•Handles high volume of calls and emails from schools, parents and inquiring applicants regarding scholarship status reports and application processing status
•Updates and presents to management reports for all scholarship programs
•Maintains highest level of satisfaction with donors participating in scholarship programs
•Bachelor’s degree and minimum two years of equivalent experience with a proven track record in a related field.
•Excellent written, verbal and platform communication skills in English. Bilingual Spanish REQUIRED.
•Ability to handle high volume of calls and significant amounts of data.
•In-depth knowledge of the Roman Catholic Church, its tenets, structure, beliefs and attitudes.
•Some local travel is required as well as the ability to work beyond regular business hours, including evenings and weekends, as necessary. Driver’s license and car are helpful, but not required.
•Ability to communicate with corporate executives, in person, by telephone or in written communications.
•Advanced computer skills, specifically with large volume of data and web programs including or similar to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher), Accounting Tools (QuickBooks, MasterPiece, etc.), Blackbaud (Raiser’s Edge, Spark, Sphere and other Internet Tools).
To apply, send resume, salary requirement and cover letter to: [email protected] (362)