Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Position Details

Posting Number TSU202331 Official TSU Title EXEC DIRECTOR FINANCIAL AID Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under general supervision directs and administers the activities of the Office of Student Financial Aid. Develops financial aid policies and procedures for the university. Ensures that adherence to NCAA rules compliance is addressed and carefully monitored.

Essential Duties Summary

• Develops institutional policy and procedure for all financial aid programs in accordance with program guidelines, rules and regulations.
• Secures adequate funding for all aid programs, which includes proposal writing and interaction with appropriate federal, state, and private authorities.
• Oversees the ongoing planning and evaluation of the financial aid program to ensure high quality and to implement needed improvements and refinements.
• Recruits, hires, and trains all professional staff for the office; establishes work priorities; provides technical direction and guidance to staff as needed.
• Represents the university to the federal government, state agencies and private donors.
• Sets award level commitments to maintain total awards to students within program allocations; makes final decision on all disputed areas of program operations.
• Responsible for ensuring that student athletes are not over awarded and that scholarships and other kinds of aid are within the guidelines set by NCAA as well as any federal guidelines.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Hiring Range $84,429.00 - $105,536.00 Education

Bachelor’s degree or higher? Master’s degree preferred.

Required Licensing/Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Federal, State, Local and County laws.
• Policies, financial aid procedures, practices and regulations.
• Specialized systems and procedures.
• Banner and other job-related software systems.
• Supervisory techniques.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Multitasking and time management.
• Strong management.
• Strategic planning.
• Budget management.
• Coordinating work of others.
• Planning activities.
• Leading projects.
• Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
• Prepare detailed reports.
• Work independently.
• Communicate effectively.

Work Experience

Seven (7) years of experience, including (5) years in financial aid administration in an institution of higher education.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities


Work Complexity/Budget Authority


Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills


Personal/Organizational Contacts


Customer Service Relationships


Working/Environmental Conditions

Limited standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.
Stoop, bend or lift.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date 09/23/2020 Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher? (Master's degree preferred)
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have seven (7) years of experience, including (5) years in financial aid administration in an institution of higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have knowledge of Banner and other job-related software systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you familiar with federal guidelines and those set by NCAA regarding aid?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

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