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Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Anderson University invites applications for full-time Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The University seeks a qualified candidate with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning.

The Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships serves as chief compliance officer for Title IV federal aid regulations and works closely with state and national agencies. The Director is an integral part of developing strategies for student access, success, and contributes to the achievement of the university’s enrollment and retention goals. This position will report to the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services, providing regular feedback in the development, implementation, and administration of the university’s federal aid and scholarship policies and procedures. The Director will oversee operational activities within the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, providing leadership to a comprehensive financial aid team and program. Additionally, the Director will provide input to strategic efforts with financial aid analysis, continuous improvement, formulation of financial aid policy, benchmarking, including net tuition revenue and discount rate data; and will serve as an integral member of the Enrollment Management Leadership Team as well as primary contact for external state and federal groups related to student financial aid.

A successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and at least eight years financial aid related experience. Knowledge equivalent to that gained through a master’s degree is preferred. Previous experience with Workday Student and Workday Financial Aid preferred. A significant understanding of state and federal financial aid policies, procedures, and previous experience in the administration of a comprehensive student financial aid program is essential.  Excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills also required, as well as impeccable personal integrity, trustworthiness, and high ethical standards.

This is an on-site, in person role. To ensure full consideration, send a letter of application, resume, references, and an Anderson University Staff Application to:

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs.

The dedicated faculty and staff of Anderson University are committed to assuring a Christ-centered educational environment of excellence. In order to fulfil its religious tenets, and as recognized by law, those seeking employment at the University must be of the Christian faith and agree to respect and not undermine the University’s mission, values, vision, and Statement of Faith. Inquiries related to our commitment to diversity may be directed to