Directs and leads the overall student financial aid and scholarship
department in support of the University's mission, enrollment and
retention goals and to ensure compliance with all local, state and
federal rules, regulations and statutes.
- Directs the University's financial aid and scholarship
operations, processes, services and activities in support of the
University's mission and to assist students in meeting the
financial costs of their higher education. Responsible for the
administration of all private and government aid and scholarship
- Provides leadership for the oversight and review of all
financial aid and scholarship federal, state and local rules,
regulations and statutes.
- Develops and maintains standards for all financial aid and
scholarship policies and procedures and assures that customer
service to students and campus clients is provided at an
- Responsible for development of strategic initiatives for the
Scholarships and Financial Aid Department in alignment with the
strategic initiatives of the Division and the University.
- Serves in a leadership role in coordinating financial aid and
scholarship services throughout the university, partnering in
efforts related to orientation, strategic planning, data
generation, registration, billing and collections. Develops
relationships with and advises the Provost Office, Division of
Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, deans, directors,
administrators, and faculty on fiscal and academic financial aid
and scholarship matters.
- Oversees the development of a strong communication and
marketing plan including publications, announcements, and messages
of all information related to financial aid and scholarships.
- Provides leadership in the development of required assessment,
accounting and statistical data and reports.
- Recruits, hires, trains, evaluates, and manages the
Scholarships and Financial Aid staff.
- Monitors the operating budget in accordance with university
policies and procedures and federal and state rules and
regulations.Serves on a variety of university committees as
requested. Performs other job-related duties as required.
Bachelors and 7 years experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical
aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or
the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline.
Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal,
directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or
an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is
directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a
minimum of seven (7) years of directly related job
Experience will not be considered in lieu of
Education will not be considered in lieu of
The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following
- · Higher Education experience.
- · Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- · Ability to take initiative, problem solve, exercise excellent
judgment, demonstrate critical thinking skills and adapt to
shifting priorities in diverse setting.
- · Ability to clearly interpret and implement policies and
- · Highest level of professionalism and respect for
- · Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external
- · Experience with federal, state institutional and
- · Experience with Title IV, loans, verification, compliance,
Texas aid programs and scholarships.
- · Experience with automated financial aid information
- · Experience with strategic planning and financial aid
The following documents are required:
- · Cover letter delineating the manner in which your work
experience applies to the posting.
- · Resume
- · Salary History
- · Transcript
- · Three work references. The hiring department expects you to
name current or past supervisors.
NOTE: We will maintain your confidentiality and notify you in
advance of making contact with any of your references. References
will be contacted only after the interviewing process has been
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.