Evaluation Specialist (St. Peter, MN)

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  • Part-time, seasonal (January-May)
  • St. Peter, MN office
  • 4 openings

About the Position:
Scholarship America is seeking an Evaluation Specialist who will be responsible for evaluating scholarship applications and providing support services to the Operations team as requested.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review scholarship applications for eligibility.
  • Evaluate scholarship applications and academic transcripts using Scholarship America merit point methodology according to specific program guidelines.
  • Evaluate essays.
  • Evaluate financial data.
  • Maintain scoring log for each program.
  • Follow Scholarship America quality assurance guidelines.
  • Use written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with internal customers.

Functions Required of All Scholarship America Positions:

  • Performs miscellaneous, special projects and ad hoc duties as assigned.
  • Adheres to Scholarship America policies and procedures.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Postsecondary education preferred.
  • Experience in education, accounting or business a plus.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and procedures.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting.
  • Operate standard office equipment including computer.

Requirements for All Scholarship America Positions:

  • Appreciation for and commitment to Scholarship America’s stated Values:
    • Accountable for behaviors and results that create impact.
    • Responsive, serving all constituents with the highest quality standards.
    • United, working together to create the best results for all.
    • Relevant, always evolving processes, products and communications.
    • Integrity. Operates in the most ethical manner, always with students at the heart of our work.
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, effectively and cooperatively with other people; positive attitude.
  • Strong command of the English language, with the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, including grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Highly organized, strong attention to detail in order to produce the highest quality work, including follow up and follow through.
  • Demonstrated ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
  • Ability to analyze information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Ability to communicate, listen to and understand information and ideas presented.

Application Deadline:
December 14, 2015

To Apply:
Complete the Online Application Form.

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