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Higher Education Finance Coordinator

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about 1 month ago
Los Angeles

Job Title:  Higher Education Finance Coordinator

Department: Teen and Young Adult Services

Reports to: Associate Director of Teen and Young Adult Services                       

FLSA Status/Hours: 40 hours/week

Position Summary

The Higher Education Finance Coordinator is a detailed-oriented person with a passion to support young people on their path to pursue higher education. The ideal candidate has an aptitude for numbers and spreadsheets, demonstrates strong organizational skills and has a flair for spotting errors and maintaining accurate, updated records. 

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Teen & Young Adult Services (AD TYAS), the Higher Education Finance Coordinator ensures scholars of the APCH Shaheen Scholarship Program receive their funds in a timely manner. They are responsible for coordinating the setting of allocations, administering checks, maintaining accurate records, and working alongside APCH members to develop plans to fund their education. This person works collaboratively within the Higher Education team to stay updated of scholar needs, eligibility, and to problem solve if any issues arise, and works with the Accounting and Development teams on alignment. The Higher Education Finance Coordinator is a key resource of the APCH Shaheen Scholarship Program and provides scholars with important information related to FAFSA, the APCH Shaheen Scholarship, and additional scholarship opportunities, while ensuring accuracy within the program budget. 


  • Associates Degree related to education, finance, accounting, public administration, or communications or equivalent experience
  • Two years experience working with teen and young adult population 
  • Familiar with college funding and financial aid  
  • Experience maintaining financial records


Additional Information

  • Able to work well with diverse populations of employees and clients
  • Able to work some evenings and/or weekends for department and/or agency events
  • Solution-oriented team player who both promotes and practices a growth mindset
  • Provides exemplary customer service and welcoming hospitality


To apply

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