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Scholarship Program Assistant

Advertiser: Harding Miller Education FoundationMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Jan 2020
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Administration & Office Support, Administrative Assistants

About the Business


The Harding Miller Education Foundation provides scholarships to high potential girls studying in Australian government high schools. We currently support 365 students across 211 schools across Australia and we are growing. We are a national charity and small organisation powered by volunteers. 


About the Role


The Scholarship Program Assistant will sit within the Scholarship Program Operations Team. They will be focussed on the administration, approval and recording keeping of the tutoring invoices.

The Foundation manages the payment of tutoring invoices on behalf of all 350+ scholarship recipients. There are currently more than 100 tutoring providers used by scholarship recipients. 

The Scholarship Program Assistant will also assist scholarship recipients and their coaches to find appropriate tutors as required. 

The Scholarship Program Assistant will create and send out quarterly updates of tutoring funds use to scholarship recipients, their families and the coaches and well as collated reports for Board Reporting and other external purposes.


Benefits and Perks


This is an opportunity to take a position in a small dynamic team who is powering one of the best scholarship programs in Australia. We offer flexible work hours during school holidays and a competitive salary.

Australian taxation laws provide generous tax concessions for not for profit organisations like Harding Miller Education Foundation. One such concession is an exemption for Fringe benefits tax (FBT).

This means a proportion of your wages can be received as a reimbursement of personal expenses and no income tax is payable on this money, in effect a proportion of your salary each pay is tax-free. (Salary packaging)

You can package up to the allowable maximum of $15,900 each FBT year.


Skills and Experience


  • Experience working in a not for profit environment is preferred.
  • Experience working in the Australian education system is preferred.


  • High degree of literacy and numeracy
  • Word processing and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Powerpoint)
  • CRM (Microsoft Dynamics) software knowledge or the capacity to quickly learn
  • Typing skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Core Capabilities and Personal Attributes

  • Quality, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills to manage or refer scholarship or stakeholder queries
  • Works well in an environment in which diverse personalities and backgrounds are valued and respected
  • Effective time management skills and deadline orientated

Demonstrates the Foundation Values

  • Compassion
  • Effectiveness
  • Helping
  • Tolerance
  • Courage
  • Justice
  • Freedom
  • Passion

To Apply

If you are interested in this role, we'd love to hear from you.  Please apply today!! Click on "Apply For This Job" and make sure to include an up-to-date resume and a cover letter too!

For any information or questions about the role, please contact either Cara Varian ( or Caroline Hill ( or call on (02) 7201 9100.   

Closing date: Wednesday, 5th February 2020


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • How would you rate your English language skills?

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