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The School of Nursing has an outstanding opportunity for a part time 50%FTE Manager of Program Operations Scholarships and Student Finances.
Position purpose: Assess, review, and administer student scholarship and loan programs for the UW School of Nursing. Monitor student progression to ensure compliance with funding conditions. Collaborate with Associate Dean to apply for and monitor scholarship and grant funding.
SoN Scholarship Administration This position has delegated authority for purchasing, budget management, grant disbursements, and scholarship decisions for the School’s 120+ scholarship/loan budgets. The Scholarship Manager will facilitate School of Nursing scholarship disbursements once funding decisions are made, ensuring that awards are processed in a timely and accurate manner. The Manager will project budget statuses for each scholarship fund and develop financial support packages for recruitment of new students. Manage and provide regular reporting for the School’s RWJF grant, Jonas Scholars award, NFLP loan, and any other grant funding received in the future. Manage this scholarship process along with the PhDCC, DNPCC faculty, and HS Administration for the SoN student nomination for the Magnuson Award and compose the letter of nomination for the Dean’s approval. Participate in the budget reconciliation process with SoN Business Office Program Coordinator to ensure that all grant and scholarship transactions are accurate and complete (for the purpose of audit, reconciliation, and tracking/projection of funding for upcoming student scholarship awards). Manage and update School of Nursing dashboard and metrics information for School of Nursing website.
Student Funding and Scholarship Advising The Scholarship manager will design and manage the SoN scholarship application process for 600+ students across undergraduate and graduate degree programs; coordinate, review, and make award recommendations to the Director of Student and Academic Services and the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Orient current and new students to the School of Nursing's financial aid policy, provide information related to tuition, student scholarships, loan repayment programs, etc. Meet with and advise students who are receiving specific scholarships/grants to review guidelines and restrictions, and approve any/all reimbursements for dissertation awards. Meet with students to review the rules and conditions of their funding. Advise students on general educational funding strategies and resources.
Student and Academic Services support and other duties Assist with the coordination of an annual SON convocation ceremony. Interface with office of Commencement, University event staff and catering services. Manage communications to faculty, staff and graduating students including distribution of tickets and event protocol. Equipment purchasing, inventory, and occasional event coordination for the Student and Academic Services unit. Other duties as assigned to support the mission and strategic goals of the UWSoN.
Lead Responsibilities: Administering scholarship and loan process
REQUIREMENTS: •Bachelor’s Degree and 2-3 years of relevant job experience
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE •Experience and knowledge of federal and University financial aid regulations. Student advising experience. Budget management experience. Master’s degree in finance/business, higher education, or related fields.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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