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Assistant Director or Director of College Scholarships

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Financial Aid

Job Description

The Asst/Director of College Scholarships is responsible for oversight of scholarship-related operations within the College of Engineering (COE). In addition to managing the annual requirements for scholarship fund tracking, planning, application collection, selection of recipients, and other scholarship administration needs, the Director will advise the COE Leadership on scholarship strategic direction and work with units across the college and outside the college to execute strategic plans related to scholarships. The Director will be a team member within the COE Academic Affairs Office and report directly to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Required Qualifications

* MS in higher education, management, or related field
* Experience in the area of scholarships, financial aid, or student support
* Budget management experience
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to work effectively with university and external stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

* Knowledge of university policies and procedures, particularly related to scholarships and financial aid
* Knowledge of regulations related to federal financial aid
* Experience with higher education data systems (student information systems, academic works / scholarship central, etc)

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Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience $65,000 to $90,000

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, ethnicity or national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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