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Scholarship Advisor

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 31, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

Home Org Name
University Scholarships

Division Name
VP for Enrollment Management

Position Title
Scholarship Advisor

Job Class Code

Appointment Status

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Office of Enrollment Management seeks candidates for a Scholarship Advisor! The individual in this position will provide a positive representation of the Office of University Scholarships, Division of Enrollment Management, and Auburn University; advise on and administer scholarship programs for prospective and currently enrolled students, to include scholarship eligibility, renewal, and awarding processes; and complete a multitude of functions which include, but are not limited to, conducting audits, and managing projects.

To learn more about the Office of Enrollment Management, please visit:

About Auburn:
At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions
  • Advises prospective and currently enrolled students and other stakeholders on college and university scholarship opportunities, financial aid, and application processes via in-person advising sessions, phone call, or presentations.
  • Coordinates the awarding, cancellation, disbursement, and renewal of institutionally-funded scholarships.
  • Presents scholarship information to students and parents and represents the department at internal and external functions.
  • Maintains records such as application data, awards granted, scholarship opportunities, previous recipients, and donor information in accordance with state and federal laws and university regulations.
  • Administers scholarship agreements including but not limited to awarding, reconciling account balances, and selecting appropriate scholarship recipients. Prepares reports such as those related to scholarship applicants, scholarship awards, and scholarship agreements.
  • Interprets office and University policies and procedures to students, faculty, staff, departments, campus partners, and external stakeholders.
  • Facilitates scholarship projects in support of the department, unit, or University
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Level I – Bachelor’s degree

Level II – Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience in advising students

Level III – Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of experience in advising students.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; and interpersonal communication and presentation skills are required
Minimum Technology Skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in accountancy, business administration, business analytics, finance, information systems management, management, marketing, communications, public administration, public relations, psychology, social work, or sociology.
  • Experience in student-related services such as admissions or financial aid, including scholarships, working in a comprehensive university scholarship environment, and with Ellucian Banner and Blackbaud Award Management and knowledge of federal and state financial aid programs are also preferred.
Posting Detail Information

Salary Range

Job Category
Admissions/Enrollment Management

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants selected for interview may be asked to prepare a presentation on a topic of their choosing.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Diversity Statement
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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    • AcademicKeys
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • DiversityJobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
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    • RecruitMilitary
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    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • State Employment Service
    • Social Media
    • AU Job Bulletin
    • Notified by an Auburn employee
    • College or university Career Services
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    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
    • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
    • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Will obtain within 6 months

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