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Arizona Community Foundation
Phoenix, AZ, United States (hybrid)
15 days ago
Arizona Community Foundation
Phoenix, Arizona, United States (hybrid)
15 days ago



Education and Scholarships Coordinator


Full Time – Non-Exempt

Reports To

Executive Director, Education and Scholarships

Business Unit

Community Investment


September 2022

Nature of Work

The Education and Scholarships Coordinator is primarily responsible for the coordination of the scholarship application and renewal process, communicating with students, parents and schools.  The position provides administrative support for the Education and Scholarships department and assists in working with scholarship donors.

Essential Job Functions

  • Serve as the primary contact to scholarship application vendor.
  • Prepare scholarship opportunities for posting on website and create online applications.
  • Qualify and prepare scholarship applications for selection committees.
  • Coordinate scholarship renewal process.
  • Prepare documentation to produce scholarship award payments. Mail checks and follow up with any misdirected check or institution questions.
  • Notify students of receipt/denial of scholarship awards. Process terms of agreement information.
  • Respond to general scholarship questions via email and phone.
  • Prepare reports for donors and internal stakeholders regarding scholarship awards.
  • Represent ACF at events, scholarship interviews, and conferences related to education and scholarships.
  • Assist relationship managers with a portfolio of scholarship fund donors.
  • Respond to donor questions and online grant making.
  • Attend meetings, record minutes, and give updates/reports about ACF’s scholarship program.
  • Coordinate administrative and programmatic tasks related to scholarship administration.
  • Support the Education and Scholarships team, including but not limited to meeting planning, program support, and research.


Knowledge or Skills

To successfully perform the functions of this position, a bachelor’s degree is required, along with at least

one year office work experience. Computer literacy should include Microsoft Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel and web-based software applications.  The ability to learn proprietary software (Foundant Scholarship Lifecycle Management, Salesforce, Wrike) is desired.  Good organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written with internal and external clients, is required. The ability to provide exceptional customer service in a performance driven environment is critical to success in this role. Previous scholarship administration, financial aid, education (classroom or policy) and/or foundation experience is preferred, but not required.

Other Requirements

This position functions in an office environment. Incumbent will spend an extensive amount of time using computer systems and telecommunications services.  Individual must be proficient with general office equipment to include personal computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, facsimiles, etc.

Major Accountabilities

  • Coordinate the scholarship program application processes and records.
  • Work with students and schools to administer awards.
  • Education program/grant development and management.
  • Relationship management with a portfolio of ACF donors.
  • Represent the Arizona Community Foundation in a positive and professional manner.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of the position. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than or in addition to those specifically presented in this description.

ACF is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.  ACF does not discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65773853
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Arizona Community Foundation
  • Position Title: Education & Scholarships Coordinator
  • Job Function: Office - Admin/Clerical
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $50,000.00 - $50,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Mission To lead, serve and collaborate to mobilize enduring philanthropy for a better Arizona. Values Exceptional Service Serve and amaze its clients, nurturing lifelong relationships that span the generations. Stewardship Safeguard donor intent in perpetuity, ensuring the resources entrusted to it are protected and invested in positive, sustainable outcomes for its communities. Integrity Work to deserve the trust of those it serves by operating ethically and transparently, honoring its commitme...

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