Director of National Scholarships

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of National Scholarships


The HTC Honors College at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a Director of National Scholarships.


The Director of National Scholarships will work closely with partners across the University to develop and implement a campus-wide effort to increase the number of Coastal Carolina University students who successfully apply for distinguished external scholarships and fellowships.  The position will report to the Dean of the HTC Honors College and will work in collaboration with all academic units to serve students across the University.


Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the campus expert on external scholarships, fellowships, and awards, including but not limited to Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates-Cambridge, Fulbright, Truman, Udall, Goldwater, and Critical Languages Scholarships;
  • Work with campus partners to enhance publicity of fellowship and scholarship opportunities;
  • Work with campus partners to provide training and assistance in order to expand faculty involvement in the fellowship process;
  • Develop a culture of early identification of potential scholarship and fellowship applicants and work closely with these students to mentor them through the application process;
  • Maintain institutional records of applicants and their success;
  • Develop effective on-campus selection processes;
  • Develop effective means of communicating the results of selection processes to the campus community;
  • Maintain a dynamic and constantly updated website;
  • Lead and implement program assessment and reporting activities; and other duties as assigned.


Qualifications: A Master’s degree and at least five (5) years of full-time experience related to coordinating national scholarship application processes and/or advising students for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships are required.  A successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, the ability to collaborate across academic units and with multiple stakeholders, and the ability to successfully build and implement new initiatives. 


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applicants should include an application, cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration application must be received before July 15, 2021.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Student Services Manager II (CB80/149878) – Full-time position with benefits. State pay band: 07. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.