Position InformationPosting Number 20112590
Position Title Director of Financial Aid #443350 FTE 1.00 Position Type Staff Department Student Financial Aid
Position Summary Information
Job Summary/Basic Function
About This Role:
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Admissions and Aid, and under the division of Enrollment Management, the Director provides vigorous leadership of all Student Financial Aid and Scholarship operations. This position provides direction and management of a multi-million-dollar budget which ensures financial stability for endowed funds and educational access for Lamar financial aid recipients. The successful candidate is responsible for policy development, implementation, and long-range planning that advances the university's goals, mission and vision. This role designs systems that open new opportunities for equitable access to a Lamar University education and develops strategies to effectively deploy university fiscal resources and personnel to achieve these goals. In addition, the Director creates an environment that promotes and celebrates a positive customer service experience. Further, the Director maintains excellent relationships with the communities of interest impacted by this position. The Director provides leadership to approximately 30 staff and works closely with various entities across campus.
What You'll Do – Position Duties
As a member of our team, you will have an impact on our clients through accomplishment of the following responsibilities:
Who We Are:
Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100-degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.
Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.
Benefits – Job Perks:
At Lamar University one of the ways, we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
Our Comprehensive Benefits Package
What You'll Need to Succeed – Minimum Qualifications
Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Veteran's Preference Statement
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.
Security Sensitive Statement
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Salary Commensurate Work Hours
Application InformationPosting Date 01/13/2023
Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special InstructionsPosting Specific Questions
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