Job Details

Job Title:

Program Assistant, Scholarships and Programs (GMS)


Scholarships and Programs


Washington, DC

Job Description:

Under the general direction and supervision of the Director of Leadership, the Program Assistant will provide support to Leadership Development Program managers for ongoing Leadership Development initiatives, serve as liaison to partner organizations and coordinate day to day operations for the Leadership Development Programs.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Program Assistant will provide administrative support to the managers on the Leadership Development Program team.

The Program Assistant will also prepare/process check requests for vendors and reimbursement requests for scholars; track budget/fiscal activities for Leadership Development Program and produce annual/quarterly reports; manage travel logistics for conferences and special events data entry and analysis and respond to Scholar inquiries regarding conferences/events and Academic Support.


Bachelor's Degree or a minimum of 3 years of work experience.

  • Minimum of two years of administrative experience
  • Budget/Fiscal management, preferred
  • Standard computer proficiency

    Additional Requirements:

  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Ability to manage large volume of confidential records and data & prepare reports
  • Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to details
  • Knowledge of budget/fiscal management & familiarity with relevant software
  • Highly motivated and self-directed

    Occasional weekend, evenings, and some travel are required

    To Apply:

    • 1.  Send an e-mail message with a resume and cover letter in the body of the e-mail (or as attachments) to: (Note: Word 7.0 or ASCII files are preferred)
    • 2.  Fax your resume and cover letter to: 855-237-9601
    • 3.  Mail your resume and cover letter to:
      United Negro College Fund
      Human Resources
      1805 7th Street, NW
      Washington, DC 20001