The Student Awards Officer (SAO) is responsible for developing and assisting with the administration of all internal and external need and merit-based awards programs at Fleming College.
Working closely with the Financial Aid Advisors (FAA) and Financial Aid Officers (FAO), the incumbent will ensure ministry guidelines and policies are adhered to with the adjudication of all bursary and award programs, including International Scholarship and Bursaries for Students with Disabilities (BSWD), First Generation and Indigenous bursaries. They will be responsible for updating the Bursary Recording System (BRS) for Ministry reporting.
This position will be responsible for the development and administration of the on-campus work study program. They will work closely with their manager, financial aid advisors, finance, payroll, and student experience to ensure the development of a robust employment program that assists in providing financial assistance and valuable work experience to Fleming students in financial need. Working closely with the marketing events coordinator, the SAO will assist in the development and planning of award specific events that bring students, donors and community members together.
The SAO will be responsible for awards outreach and will develop and administer a comprehensive communications plan for students. This will include: working with the web team to enhance and cyclically update information on the external website, working with the Deans/chairs of each faculty for merit-based awards and liaising with advancement to ensure we have the most up to date awards information to provide to students and stakeholders.
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What We Are Looking For:
Three-year diploma Bachelor of Arts, Business or communications degree or diploma, or other related fields of study
Three-year experience in an awards environment with awareness of Provincial issues regarding awards within the college system
Creative problem solving, analytical, decision making skills, superior judgement, tact and diplomacy
Thorough knowledge of government, College, and award programs
Ability to analyse need, adjudicate achievement-based awards, and interpret and apply complex policies
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including writing, editing, facilitating and presentation delivery
Proficiency in MS Office and Banner Student System
Working knowledge of HTML and electronic publishing software an asset
Proven knowledge and ability to implement OSAP Ministry policies and procedures and institutional award programs
Please Note - Support
Internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Support Staff Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in joining the Fleming College family.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Fleming College is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environments. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our Staff, our Faculty and our Administration including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.
We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities and commit to ensuring accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail Recruitment@flemingcollege.ca.