Associate Director of Scholarships

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

What We’re Looking For

Baylor University’s Student Financial Aid Office supports the Baylor community in fulfilling their academic and professional goals by providing unified, collaborative, quality services within a caring Christian community. We are seeking a full-time Associate Director of Scholarships to join our Student Financial Aid team. Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Experience and understanding of financial aid scholarship programs
  • An understanding of Title IV of the Higher Education Act
  • Experience communicating information through the use of writing, training, and public speaking
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and external contacts
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to work independently and manage time effectively

A Bachelor’s degree, three years of relevant work experience in either financial aid or compliance, and an active Christian faith are required. A Master’s degree and five years of relevant work experience are preferred.

To be a part of the most compelling mission in higher education, submit a CV/resume, cover letter, and online application at the Associate Director of Scholarships job posting.

What You Will Do

  • Serve as administrator for federal and state scholarship programs
  • Develop and maintain written policies and procedures for all aspects of the award process
  • Oversee development of scholarship program budgets; implement scholarship program policies
  • Maintain a working knowledge of NCAA Division I regulations, Big 12 policy, and University policy related to financial aid processing for athletes.
  • Counsel and provide information to students and parents regarding financial assistance
  • Maintain knowledge of current guidelines affecting student eligibility for federal and state programs
  • Continually analyze processes and submit written recommendations
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state financial aid guidelines and objectives      
  • Establish an on-going process improvement strategy to support department

What You Can Expect

As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family’s wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.

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About Baylor
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled