Job Opening: ​Relationship Manager, Koch - Washington, DC | UNCF

Job Opening: ​Relationship Manager, Koch – Washington, DC

The position would be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the UKSP.

Job Title: ​Relationship Manager, Koch
Location: Washington, DC

Job Description

The UNCF/Koch Scholars Program (UKSP) is a national initiative designed to advance the study and application of principled entrepreneurship, innovation and the economic way of thinking. Founded in 2014, the initiative is generously funded by more than $35 million in grants from the Charles Koch Foundation and Koch Industries. The program currently serves 350 African American undergraduate scholars representing more than 90 colleges and universities. The Relationship Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the UKSP, including scholarship administration, scholar engagement, and Annual Summit planning and execution.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage the scholarship renewal process including: financial and academic record verification, assessment of scholar good standing with the program, and scholarship awarding
  • Assist in the coordination of the application review process for prospective UKSP scholars
  • Support the planning and execution of the Annual Summit; lead air and ground transportation, hotel logistics, technology integration, activity development, and on-site volunteer management
  • Support the Program Director with the day-to-day operations of the UKSP Institutional Grants Program
  • Generate program reports using data from SalesForce
  • Assist in managing mentor engagement in the online learning community
  • Assist in developing and executing scholar and mentor outreach and recruitment efforts
  • Manage special projects on an as needed basis
  • Demonstrate the following core values: integrity, respect, accountability, collaboration, integrity, and impact


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university
  • At least two years of experience in program administration
  • Familiarity with curriculum in higher education (particularly HBCUs—historically Black colleges and universities)

Additional Skills

  • Understanding of financial aid process preferred
  • Some program management experience desired
  • SalesForce software experience desired
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public
  • Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Strong organizational and written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

To Apply

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