The Alamo Colleges District serves the Bexar County community through its programs and services that help students succeed in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed in today's world. Students are taught by highly qualified faculty with Master's and doctorate degrees dedicated to creating a learning centered environment. Student services include counseling, computer labs, tutoring, financial services, services for the disabled, developmental instruction, veteran's services, and job placement.
The five colleges — San Antonio (est. 1925), St. Philip's (est. 1898), Palo Alto (est. 1985), Northeast Lakeview (est. 2007), and Northwest Vista (est. 1995) — offer associate degrees, certificates and licensures in occupational programs that prepare students for jobs, as well as arts and science courses that transfer to four-year colleges and universities and lead to AA and AS degrees.
The Alamo Colleges District nine-member board of trustees are elected locally to six-year terms by Bexar County voters. The Chancellor, the district's chief executive officer, guides and implements the programs and policies of the Alamo Colleges District.
Provides leadership, supervision, and direction to the Alamo Colleges’ Student Financial Services department. Responsible for the administration, management, and maintaining of all Student Financial Services and programs; ensuring quality administration and compliance with federal and state regulations while adhering to college district policies and procedures. Directs scholarship, grant-in-aid, federal work-study, loan programs and all financial assistance programs to students.
Essential Job Functions:
Formulates financial management procedures for the District to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws, District regulations, and generally accepted financial accounting reporting and auditing standards and requirements.
Directs federal, state, local, and District financial aid programs such as Pell Grant, Student Loans, federal work study, Texas Grant, scholarships, etc.
Responsible for developing and submitting timely required reports on disposition of financial aid funds to source agency of funds.
Assists in obtaining federal funds each fiscal year for the College District.
Develops and implements the processes for informing students and public of availability of student financial aid, provides applications and information, processes applications, awards to students based on established local, federal, and state regulations.
Evaluates effectiveness of student financial aid programs, developing and implementing changes as needed.
Responsible for the maintenance and management of all student aid records for the Alamo Colleges.
Resolves student problems regarding financial aid, financial aid procedures, and federal Work Study placement.
Manages department (colleges and district-wide) budget for operation within fiscal constraints.
Supervises Student Financial Aid College Directors.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A Master’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Education, or a closely related field.
Eight years of administrative and supervisory experience in connection with student financial services and support services programs, preferably in a college or university setting.
Successful experience in developing and maintaining strategic initiatives for continuous improvements and transformational change.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured through Alamo Colleges’ insurers.
The Alamo Colleges are one of the ten largest governmental employers in the San Antonio area, with more than 4,000 employees, including faculty, administrators and staff. The Alamo Colleges value excellence and an inclusive environment whose diversity reflects the community we serve.
We offer employees competitive benefits, including health, dental and life insurance and retirement plans. The ...Alamo Colleges also offer employees tuition assistance to further their education and discounts at area attractions.