Program Assistant | St. Peter, MN | Scholarship America Employment

Program Assistant

  • Full-time
  • St. Peter, MN
  • Multiple positions open
  • Application deadline: July 20, 2018
  • To apply: Complete the Online Application Form

The Program Assistant will provide technical and general office support to the Operations department through internal systems.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensure quality, accuracy and timeliness in support of Operations department activities (data entry, payment disbursements, inquires and resolution).
  • Create letters, reports, spreadsheets, and documents using standard and customized software and systems for scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs.
  • Data entry of scholarship program details in proprietary software systems capturing milestones, deadlines, and program attributes from client documentation; update material on annual basis as applicable.
  • Create and send bulk email notifications using specialized software.
  • Use written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with internal customers.
  • Process program disbursements per client documentation guidelines utilizing college and individual payment details.
  • Provide backup to support services, as necessary, to include answering incoming calls and greeting guests.

Minimum Requirements

  • Highly organized, strong attention to detail in order to produce the highest quality work, including follow up and follow through to meet internal deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Access with strong data entry skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, listen to and understand information and ideas presented in order to prioritize and execute work assignments.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting.

Preferred Requirements

  • Two year degree in business or related field of study.
  • 1-3 years professional office experience.
  • Experience with implementing new software technology into workflow.
  • Strong mathematical comprehension for financial calculations accuracy.
  • Experience with 10 key calculator for financial aid payment verification.

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.

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