Confers with applicants on their funding needs, reviews needs to determine grant amount, presents program information to various schools and community groups, as well as other organizations.
Interviews applicants to determine their eligibility for the higher education grant program. Reviews applications and needs for required information before submitting to Manager for approval. Delivers oral presentations to school and community groups, financial aid conferences and workshops to explain the higher education program and to solicit participation in advance preparations for financial aid needs. Assists in the overall coordination, planning and development and application process of the Graduate scholarship program. Aids in recruitment, selection, counseling and day to day concerns of the program. Helps in all aspects of the higher education program. Creates recommendation letters for students interested in scholarships. Provides information on program deadlines. Assists in filling out federal financial aid forms, admissions applications, and ACT packets.
Other duties may be assigned.
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; no substitutions.
An additional two years experience in a related field is required.
An individual should have knowledge of Accounting software; Database software; Internet software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating.
Must meet and maintain pre-employment and periodic background investigation and adjudication for child care.