The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has an opportunity for an Associate, Outreach and Selection who will be responsible for all outreach communications and components of selection for Young Scholars Program, College Scholarship, and Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The Associate will develop and implements significant components of annual applications and selection processes for Cooke Foundation scholarship programs. Responsibilities include presenting outreach content via webinar; managing all components of the Foundation online application system; serving as the main point of contact for management of response to all application inquiries; and leading the development and updates of application processes. Additional duties include overseeing activities related to the selection process, including coordinating application readers and overseeing internal and external reader training and reviews; updating the Foundation's website as it relates to outreach and selection; and supporting analysis of outreach and selection outcomes by reporting on resulting data under direction of Director and Senior Program Manager.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree and minimum of three years experience in admissions and/or scholarship administration. Additionally, candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal relations management and excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel. Familiarity with Slate for Admission or Common App are preferred.
About Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation established to help young people of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education. The Foundation focuses in particular on students with financial need. The Foundation fulfills its mission through direct scholarship and advising programs for high school, community college transfer, and graduate students, as well as through grant support of education organizations that provide the highest levels of academic rigor to lower-income students.