Project Staff Assistant

Albany, New York - Posted on: Thursday 04/03/14


- Complete a detailed review of EIP program scholarship applications for compliance with all program requirements and process
applications accordingly pursuant to that review
- Review courses on EIP program scholarship applications to ensure they clearly reflect the subject areas required by the New
York State Office of Children and Family Services regulations
- Use effective interviewing skills and critical thinking to obtain clarification and additional information from applicants and
training organizations
- Issue EIP scholarship awards to eligible applicants
- Conduct daily correspondence with EIP participants and training organizations by phone, mail, email, and fax
- Assist in the continued development of EIP operating procedures
- Assist in the development of EIP program materials
- Assist in the review and processing of Quality Scholars applications
- Prepare Quality Scholars awards for signatures and payment
- Provide outreach and support for Quality Scholars participants
- Present EIP and professional development workshops at statewide conferences


1. Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE, or an internationally recognized accrediting organization in Business, Public Administration, Education or related field. 2. A minimum of 2 years relevant experience. 3. Excellent communication (interpersonal, written, and verbal), customer service, and telephone skills. 4. Exceptional organizational skills including the ability to complete tasks with a strong attention to detail. 5. Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations 6. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access). 7. Ability to maintain confidentiality. 8. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 9. Fluency in Spanish. 10. Familiarity or experience working with the Educational Incentive Program. 11. Post-secondary education

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