JOB SUMMARY: This position reports to the Program Manager and is responsible for the coordination of various education and scholarship programs. The Specialist will also work with Foundation volunteers to ensure that the programs have a positive impact on their target audience.
Execute program development, implementation and evaluation as defined by the Program Manager.
Coordinate with Foundation staff to complete special projects and meet deadlines; in particular for math education, financial literacy and scholarship programs.
Serve as a source of information for Foundation stakeholders, including staff, Trustees, volunteers; Foundation partners and vendors; and external community members (teachers, students, etc.).
Provides support for all education and scholarship programs and ensure the implementation of programs that align with the Foundation’s mission and supports our goals.
Update project plans to ensure all program activities are completed on time.
Develop and maintain accurate data, records and files for Foundation programs.
Maintain budget and track expenditures/transactions.
Review math materials and produce data analysis reports on programs as needed.
Gather, develop and furnish data to assist in grant writing, reporting and budget preparations.
Represent the Foundation at various professional meetings and exhibits. Travels to meetings and is responsible for booth set-up.
Requires bachelor's degree, background in education and math a plus.
Requires a minimum of three (3) years direct experience in a professional association, educational organization/school or non-profit organization.
Experience working with technical subject matter experts to develop math materials, competitions, etc.
Requires advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience working in Donor, Volunteer, Scholarship and Project Management software tools is a plus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES including competencies that may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
High visibility and accountability with board, committees, subject matter experts
Ability to communicate effectively and possess dynamic interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task at a high level
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment
Ability to make objective decisions using sound judgment
Join our growing professional membership and credentialing association and put your talents to work. We have over 30,000 members in the actuarial profession throughout the world who work in the areas of consulting, insurance, finance, healthcare and business. Our staff of 150 strives to provide the highest level of service to our members in everything we do from education, to credentialing exams to research and communication. We are located in Schaumburg, across from The Streets of Woodfield, conveniently adjacent to I-90, 355 and 290. Our office is accessible on public transportation from Chicago, via the blue line and Pace Bus. Our benefits include BCBS Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, a generous retirement contribution, work-out facility in the building, health club reimbursement, opportunities for professional development including tuition reimbursement and internal and external training opportunities.