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Asst Manager/Manager/Asst Senior Manager (Scholarships & Financial Aid), Office of Admissions

Date: 10-Jun-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Office of Admissions (OAM) oversees full-time undergraduate admissions, scholarships and financial aid.  Reporting to the Provost’s Office, OAM develops and implements policies and operations related to undergraduate admissions and award of scholarships and financial aid, and markets the University’s undergraduate programmes. The administration of scholarships and financial aid is handled by the Office of Financial Aid (OFA) which is within OAM.

The officer will primarily be responsible for the planning and management of NUS financial aid schemes and Scholarships as well as any other external scholarships that may be awarded through NUS. In addition, the officer will provide advisory to prospective and current students who are applying for scholarships and financial aid where appropriate. 

Duties & Responsibilities 
•    Manage and administer University and external scholarships, financial aid and grant schemes with the scope of work including making budget projections/reports/grant requests, liaising with faculties/donors/external bodies, overseeing end-to-end application and selection processes, arranging for documentation and agreement signing, awarding disbursements, monitoring scholarship commitments, etc.
•    Provide advisory to prospective and existing students who are applying for scholarships, sponsorships and financial aid.
•    Manage the publicity of the NUS undergraduate scholarship schemes
•    Participate in outreach events and activities locally and overseas
•    Guide, mentor and supervise team members in their work. 
Perform any other tasks duties as necessary or as assigned by supervisor

 

Qualifications

•     A recognised university degree in any discipline
•    Independent, resourceful and able to work well under pressure
•    Good team player with strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
•    Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
•    Relevant work experience in educational environment preferred
•    Experience in the administration of scholarships and financial aid will be advantageous
•    Possess an eye for details
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office skills