Manager of Scholarships, Awards and Financial Aid - Registrar's Office

Competition Number: 
65E15
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Date of Posting: 
July 23, 2015
Department: 
Registrar's Office
Position: 
Manager of Scholarships, Awards and Financial Aid
Contract: 
Full Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

Salary: 
Commensurate with qualifications
Term: 

September 1, 2015 – October 28, 2016 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

The Manager of Scholarships, Awards and Financial Aid is a senior managerial position in the Office of the Registrar responsible to provide leadership for all aspects of scholarship administration.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• To manage, maintain and support all aspects of scholarships administration processes from the application through the award-life cycle including, but not limited to, application design and reviews, the posting and publicity of scholarship availability, overseeing the processing of scholarship applications, awards and payments, and ensuring compliance with donor established criteria within terms of reference, and with those university funded awards
•  To develop and review queries and reporting procedures for the review and analysis of student data and other scholarship program statistical information
• To ensure the integration of awards to best support student recruitment and retention
• To maintain the  integrity of information in the student information system and in other forms of record keeping is maintained
• Prepare and edit documents, correspondence, publications, website information and social media outreach, and deliver presentations, as may be required.
• Prepare and deliver presentations to various stakeholders, as may be required
• Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders in the effective stewardship of all scholarships, awards and bursaries

QUALIFICATIONS:

• University degree required, plus 3 to 5 years related experience
• Demonstrated leadership, independence and financial acumen
• Supervisory and managerial experience
• Proven ability to multi-task, set work priorities, track projects and meet deadlines
• Fluent in computer applications, including word processing, email, internet browsers, database programs, and presentation software
• Excellent interpersonal skills including listening, public speaking, oral and written communication skills as well as a proven ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences
• Demonstrated understanding of the importance of the highest ethical standards of integrity, fairness, and confidentiality in all relationships as an administrator and adjudicator of processes
• Strong desire to develop and test new systems, new ways of thinking, and innovative approaches to the portfolio

For a detailed job description, please view the document found at the following link: 
 

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

K. Lawlor

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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