Scholar Engagement Assistant [3673]

Website Whitman Associates, Inc.

Nonprofit focused on affordable education seeks a permanent Scholar Engagement Assistant to provide administrative support.


  • Act as the in-office contact regarding information on programs, eligibility, application and award process, and scholarship payments.
  • Assist with scholarship application and awarding process while ensuring integrity of the program, mission alignment, and audit compliance.
  • Assist in communication strategies ensuring correspondence is consistent, current, relevant, and on brand.
  • Provide administrative support for special programs.
  • Develop and conduct surveys to targeted populations and produce reports.
  • Assist with outreach efforts in maximizing number of applicants.
  • Review and audit data for accuracy in department databases.
  • Provide support for student/alumni and donor engagement opportunities and initiatives.
  • Stay up to date on scholarship program administration, national higher education issues, and best practices.
  • Foster relationships with related organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Mission-driven and committed.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects given competing deadlines.
  • Experience in program/project-based work is a plus.
  • Experience working with military families or exposure to military service is a plus.


  • 1-2 years of experience in scholarship program administration.
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree.

Salary: $50,000 – $54,000 per year.

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