United Negro College Fund
June 2016 — Present
• Allocate and determine award amounts, not to exceed $76,000, to students currently enrolled in educational institutions to supplement their unmet financial obligations not met through gift aid and expected family contributions. This also involves an evaluation of candidates’ transcripts, admission letters, and assistantships offer letters to determine eligibility.
• Consult potential candidates on graduate programs the availability of funding and different programs offered by GMSP. This includes assisting with loan deferment and providing information on various funding options
• Coordinate and instruct financial aid officers on the navigation through GMSP’s financial portals in order to provide them access to student’s Personal Identifiable Information (PII) for the purpose of accessing financial information and technical issues.
• Advise and consult organizational partners, which includes the American Indian Graduate Center, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, and Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship, on methodologies to address various issues affecting potential candidates.
• Supervise and train new employees to ensure that process and procedures adhere properly to company and regulatory guidelines regarding potential candidates in order to avoid funding misappropriations and information discrepancies which affects eligibility of funds.
• Draft Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents for Salesforce, new organizational software recently introduced to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), to assist senior staff navigation through the financial portals.