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Scholarship Coordinator

Emporia State University
Emporia, Kansas
Date posted
Jan 11, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Scholarship Coordinator is primarily responsible for administration of the university scholarship programs, Athletic Scholarships and other on and off-campus student funding resources. This unclassified position requires the ability to work closely and confidentially with students and staff administrators in interpreting and applying institutional, state, and federal regulations as it relates to student financial aid. Strong computer/critical thinking skills, and excellent oral and written communication are essential.

Must be able to work in different modules of the university student information system and the NCAA Compliance engine. Position will also be required to support other duties related to the administration of federal financial aid programs.


  • Interpret and apply university, state, and federal policy
  • Post scholarship funds to student accounts and revise federal and state aid
  • Effectively communicate with students and their families, various Emporia State University departments, and off-campus entities regarding scholarships
  • Suggest and implement process improvements
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid, Scholarships, & Veterans Services


Required Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s in Business Administration or a related field.
  • Must have at least three years of relevant, professional experience
  • Sound judgment, solution orientation, and strong organization and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure with an extremely high degree of accuracy
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office.


Preferred experience:

  • Experience working with state or federal regulations.
  • Experience in Higher Education environment
  • Experience relevant to financial aid/scholarships


  • Salary: $40,000 - $45,000 commensurate with skills and experience.
  • Emporia State University offers a generous benefit package. Find out more about our health benefits, retirement options, paid time off, dependent and spouse tuition waiver program, and many other benefits at this link.


To apply, upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references here.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

A background check and official transcripts are required prior to hire.

For more information

Jose Pavon

HR Professional

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.


Emporia State University.

Founded in 1861, Emporia State University began as Kansas State Normal School, as teacher’s college. Today, ESU’s Teachers College is one of only four post-secondary institutions in the United States to be identified as an Exemplary Model Teacher Education program in a national study of teacher education programs.

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