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Part Time Scholarship Coordinator

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Position type: Staff
Location: New York
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Administrative/Professional, Business/Accounting/Finance, Other

Say Yes to Education, Inc. (SYTE) is a national, non-profit education foundation committed to dramatically increasing high school and college graduation rates for our nation's inner-city youth. Say Yes provides comprehensive supports aligned with what research indicates is needed to enable every child in the program to achieve his or her potential. The Say Yes promise and supports begin when a child enters kindergarten and continue through high school and beyond. The New York City Chapter of SYTE works with a cohort of 385 students and their families and offers a range of services including family outreach and support; student and family social services, parent and sibling financial assistance for postsecondary education; and family access to free legal services.

Position Summary:
The Scholarship Coordinator will work directly with students and families to manage the day to day administration of the SYTE scholarship. The Coordinator will also collaborate with the Managing Director of Student Services to support students’ transition to post-secondary institutions and to provide post-secondary support services to students and families. 

Essential Functions/Job Responsibilities:                                                                       

  • Coordinate chapter scholarship program
    • Assess student and family scholarship needs; process scholarship documents and forms; follow up with students and families as needed
    • Maintain student and family data and records
    • Prepare scholarship budgets and monitor expenses
    • Coordinate scholarship review meetings with the Chapter Director and Managing Director of Student Services and follow-up with students and families
  • In collaboration with the Managing Director of Student Services, provide college success student services to students and families
  • Participate in SYTE meetings and professional development
  • Perform additional duties as needed which may require working evenings and weekends.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 2 years demonstrated experience working in college access and college success capacity with first generation college students from NYC high schools and their families
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with college retention methods
  • Knowledge of and access to post-secondary education service providers and organizations
  • Demonstrated experience using data to inform determination and application of student supports
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to a diverse population of students and their families and experience implementing a strengths-based approach to working with students and families
  • Must embrace a positive youth development approach to working with students
  • Proficient in MS Office, experience with Naviance
  • Excellent communication, written, organizational, and time management skills
  • Must be a team player and enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment (able to take initiative and perform in a fast paced, fluid environment)
  • Commitment to self-reflection and continuous improvement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with and supporting the needs of Special Education students
  • Experience accessing college access and success counseling networks and other service providers and organizations to meet the needs of students
  • Fluent in Spanish, both spoken and written
  • Bachelor’s degree 

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