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Program Associate for Educational Opportunities
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities Harrisburg, PA

Program Associate for Educational Opportunities

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
Harrisburg, PA
Expired: August 30, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job DescriptionJob Description

Primary Purpose:

The Program Associate for Educational Opportunities primary purpose is to assist the 2 Program Officer for Educational Opportunities in managing the TFEC scholarship program. This position carries a caseload of scholarships alongside the 2 Program Officer for Educational Opportunities.  The attached document details those scholarships that will be administered by the Program Associate for Educational Opportunities.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Oversee administration of all restricted scholarship funds as well as award programs
  • Assist with the management of all scholarship-related program processes including:
    • Review, assess and prepare analyses and funding recommendations for scholarship applications. 
    • serve as team support to the scholarship committees
    • Inform scholarship grant recipients of their award
    • maintain all appropriate files
    • Receive and process all tuition invoices and make payments
    •  Monitor GPA’s as necessary
  • Coordinate all award presentations for all scholarship grants made
  • Manage the receipt tracking process
  • Provide all student information to PHEAA for possible match
  • Assist with promoting all scholarships, as appropriate, working closely with all school counselors, colleges/universities/trade schools and other entities as required     
  • Assist with monitoring scholarship application process in SLM
  • Attend meetings and presentations for scholarship related issues as required
  • Assist with monitoring the scholarship section of the website to ensure that it is up to date and kept current
  • Assist the Program Officers for Educational Opportunities with the creation of TFEC’s multi-year strategic plan and annualized work plans
  • Assist the Program Officers for Educational Opportunities. with the implementation of TFEC’s strategic plan and annualized work plans
  • Assist the Program Officers for Educational Opportunities with TFEC’ marketing and communications needs as follows:
    • Assist with articles and coordination of TFEC electronic newsletters as needed
    • Assist with implementation of social media and other technologies as needed including email blast system and press releases
    • Assist in the implementation of the marketing and communications’ plan
    • Assist with the coordination of special events and special mailings as requested
    • Assist with publications such as the annual report and others, as required
  • Work with student interns on special projects
  • Represent TFEC on community advisory committees, as appropriate·       ·  
  • Assist the Program Officers for Educational Opportunities as needed and requested.
  • Other duties, as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Knowledge of nonprofit sector required
  • General knowledge of the community issues in the Central Pennsylvania area and the area the Foundation serves generally about geography
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent computer skills, experience with Access databases and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in working with people, boards and committees in the community
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Public speaking and community liaison
  • Multi-tasking (manage multiple projects and deadlines)
  • Creativity and flexibility
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to analyze, think critically
Company DescriptionOur Mission
Inspire giving by partnering with donors to achieve their charitable goals, and strengthen our local communities by investing in them now and for future generations.
Our Values:
Inclusion
We believe that all voices are vital for our region’s future. We promote equity and embrace the diversity of individuals, ideas, and expressions.
Stewardship
We are prudent and grateful stewards of the assets, time, and talent entrusted to us.
Endurance
We value creating permanent legacies that support long lasting community change.
Integrity
We will accept nothing but the highest standards of honesty, mutual respect, confidentiality, and transparency.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
TFEC embraces and supports all communities within the community. For over 100 years we have been a neutral convener of HIV/AIDS, homelessness, LGBTQ+ issues, and health disparities in our aging population. We want to make our community a better place where everyone can thrive.
TFEC has worked over the years to combat the inequalities that our communities of color face because of the economic and social effects of systemic racism. We are committed to continuing this work until social and economic equality are fully realized for all.
We condemn the acts of hatred, injustice, racism, prejudice, and violence that black people, people of color, and those from the LGBTQ+ community, and all others that have experienced injustice today and in the past.Company DescriptionOur Mission\r\nInspire giving by partnering with donors to achieve their charitable goals, and strengthen our local communities by investing in them now and for future generations.\r\n\r\nOur Values:\r\nInclusion\r\nWe believe that all voices are vital for our region’s future. We promote equity and embrace the diversity of individuals, ideas, and expressions.\r\nStewardship\r\nWe are prudent and grateful stewards of the assets, time, and talent entrusted to us.\r\nEndurance\r\nWe value creating permanent legacies that support long lasting community change.\r\nIntegrity\r\nWe will accept nothing but the highest standards of honesty, mutual respect, confidentiality, and transparency.\r\n\r\nDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion\r\n\r\nTFEC embraces and supports all communities within the community. For over 100 years we have been a neutral convener of HIV/AIDS, homelessness, LGBTQ+ issues, and health disparities in our aging population. We want to make our community a better place where everyone can thrive.\r\n\r\nTFEC has worked over the years to combat the inequalities that our communities of color face because of the economic and social effects of systemic racism. We are committed to continuing this work until social and economic equality are fully realized for all.\r\n\r\nWe condemn the acts of hatred, injustice, racism, prejudice, and violence that black people, people of color, and those from the LGBTQ+ community, and all others that have experienced injustice today and in the past.

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The Foundation for Enhancing Communities

Harrisburg, PA
USA

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