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Partnerships and Compliance Coordinator

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ScholarMatch
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Los Angeles, CA
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Published 20 days ago

 About ScholarMatch

Founded in 2010 by author Dave Eggers, ScholarMatch began as a scholarship crowdfunding platform and has grown into a full-service college access organization, serving low-income and first-generation students from application to graduation. We work both virtually and in-person to provide game-changing college counseling, free online tools, strategic scholarships, and critical support services all the way through college graduation. Our work includes a virtual college coaching program for high school juniors and seniors across the country, a scholarship program, and case management support to college students all the way through graduation.


We are passionate about our community, education, and equal opportunities for everyone. Most importantly, we strive to provide the best care to our students and the community. Our team is based in both San Francisco and Los Angeles.


Learn more at ScholarMatch.org.


Position Description

ScholarMatch is seeking a full-time, non-exempt Contract and Compliance Coordinator  to play an important role in helping us grow our earned-income revenue portfolio. The Contract and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for supporting a portfolio of corporate, individual and foundation  partners for our Destination College (DC) and Scholar Program (SP) and developing new partnerships to advance our career program internship placement.  The Contract and Compliance Coordinator reports to the Senior Director of Programs & Compliance working closely with the Director of Advancement and Executive Director.


This position is ideal for a candidate who has a passion for our mission, strong relationship-building skills, basic budget and accounting understanding, data analysis, adept at working in spreadsheets and databases, and the ability to effectively communicate with business, community and philanthropic leaders, including business division leadership, corporate social responsibility leaders, and foundation leaders to leverage existing and new partnerships to advance our mission. 


ScholarMatch offers flexible hours with remote capability depending on business needs; individuals must be based in the greater Los Angeles or San Francisco region; evenings and weekend hours may be required as needed. This position requires occasional travel throughout the Bay Area and Los Angeles. 


Primary Responsibilities:


Relationship Support

  • Maintain a portfolio of large and complex partnerships supporting our college persistence and college access programs
  • Draft partner budgets based on projected expenses according to scholarship model
  • Track actuals against budgets and report quarterly or annually
  • Oversee contract restrictions to ensure that contracts are booked appropriately
  • Steward relationships and renewal contracts and MOU with current earned income partners
  • Provide support for contracting and invoicing for all SM services, including tracking approved contracts with clients and generating invoices to clients
  • Maintain accurate records related to partner meetings, contracts, relationships, and payment plans
  • Support onboarding process for new clients
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis as needed
  • Maintain transparency through regular, clear communication with partners and with relevant ScholarMatch team members and stakeholders
  • Ensure that student voices are represented in partnership communications and in all scholarship deliverables, requirements and processes
  • Act as a ScholarMatch’s representative at partner meetings as needed
  • Support partnership partner budget reporting and MOU renewals
  • Draft annual partner reports, with the support of the data and grant-writing teams as needed
  • Ensure due diligence and risk analysis are completed for potential relationships, working within our guidelines for risk management
  • Partner with development and marketing team to develop collateral and other materials for prospective partners


Internship and Program Support

  • Support the Scholars Program Team with thought partnership in developing and implementing an internship matching process for first-generation college students
  • Facilitate internship contract process where appropriate and ensure ethical checks are in place
  • Document interactions with external stakeholders to track engagement
  • Perform all other duties and tasks as assigned, “all hands-on deck” mindset

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Minimum three (3)  years of experience supporting contract management  and/or relevant professional experience 
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience supporting program budget preparation and reporting is a plus
  • Must be able to produce and oversee development of compelling executive-level presentations, reports, written proposals, and other materials
  • Must understand corporate social responsibility and shared value partnerships
  • Must be able to use a Mac and have experience with Office Suite, G Suite, and Zoom; knowledge of Basecamp and Airtable experience a plus
  • Must have problem-solving abilities to correct any challenges or inefficiencies for process enhancements
  • Must be highly motivated and able to function independently within their territory as well within a cross-functional team
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must be able to be flexible and work in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment
  • Must be able to hold sensitive information confidentially
  • Must be able to perform all functions of this position within what would be deemed to be reasonable accommodations
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of personalities throughout the organization
  • Must be comfortable working in an anti-racist organization with a diverse group of external callers and visitors and internal staff at all levels


 About ScholarMatch

Founded in 2010 by author Dave Eggers, ScholarMatch began as a scholarship crowdfunding platform and has grown into a full-service college access organization, serving low-income and first-generation students…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 22, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 17, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Starting salary is commensurate with experience and is based on a competitive public interest salary scale.

Benefits

As a growing organization, ScholarMatch prides itself in offering a competitive benefits package:

  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision for full time employees with company FSA contribution
  • 401k retirement plan with 4% employer match, 100% vested on day 1
  • 20 accrued PTO days per year
  • 13 paid holidays every year, plus a staff-wide 'winter break' with reduced workload
  • Annual retention bonus that increases with every year
  • Eligibility for a one month paid sabbatical after your 5-year anniversary 
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits with employer contribution
  • Phone stipend if applicable 
  • Staff and dependent EAP access


As a growing organization, ScholarMatch prides itself in offering a competitive benefits package:

  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision for full time employees with company FSA…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA

How to Apply

Apply online through the career page: scholarmatch.org/careers


ScholarMatch does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


ScholarMatch is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 


Apply online through the career page: scholarmatch.org/careers


ScholarMatch does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and…

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