Student U Grants Administration Intern
Organization Description: The mission of Student U is to empower students in the Durham Public Schools to take ownership of their education by developing the academic and personal skills they need to realize their full potential in school and beyond.
Job Details: The Student U Grants Administration Intern position is an opportunity for students to use their brilliance to support in the Grants Administration of the organization. This intern will be responsible for assisting the Business Assistant with all grant reimbursement processes on a monthly basis. This internship is designed for students interested in the fields of business administration, finance, accounting or non-profit management/administration. This will require an acute attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills, basic math, and an eagerness to learn. Interns will work closely with the Business Assistant and Chief Operating Officer.
- Manage the grant reimbursement process for the 21st CCLC grant
- Manage the timeline and grant reimbursement cycle for the 21st CCLC grant
- Update and track all documentation regarding the 21st CCLC grant
- Take ownership for developing a deep understanding of all aspects of the Student U organization, operations, and programs
- Build excellent working relationships across all areas and all levels of the organization
- Collaborate with all team members directly engaged in Grants Administration, including the Business Assistant, Chief Operating Officer, Development Director and Chief Program Officer.
An ideal candidate will make a significant impact on Student U and will be able to identify specific, significant personal contributions to the overall grants administration processes. Candidates should have either some direct experience in business administration, finance or accounting or have done related coursework at some point. Candidates must believe that all students can succeed and be willing to grow and develop with the organization as Student U strives to realize its ambitious goals.
Values, Personality Traits, and Competencies:
- High level of personal commitment to Student U Core Values
- Eagerness to learn
- Demonstrated ability to build relationships at all levels of an organization and work successfully within them
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Attention to detail and consistent follow through
- Comfortable with Google Drive, Google Sheets
- Self-starter and independent worker
- Ability to take constructive criticism and grow from it
- Motivated to meet deadlines consistently and execute all tasks to the greatest degree of quality
- Effective in delivering on the details
Compensation: Compensation for this position is $9/hr or dependent on prior experience. Generally, this role will require 10 hr/month and will operate on a flexible work schedule as long as all deadlines are met. More hours may be required within the first month to complete all necessary training.
Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity: Student U is committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to our mission. Student U does not discriminate in any way including, but not limited to discrimination by age, gender, disability, race, nationality, sexuality, gender identification, and gender expression.
To Apply: Please apply online. Submit your résumé, cover letter, contact information for two references (one professional, one personal). Only complete applications will be considered. Preference will be given to applications received by Monday, February 12th, 2018. Any questions can be directed to Elena Dalsimer, Business Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.