Program Director

Waco, TX
Sep 26, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Program Director
Baylor University

Position Overview
Baylor University is a proud participant in the McNair Scholars Program, and is seeking a Program Director to develop and oversee all McNair Program initiatives. The McNair Scholars Program is part of the Federally-funded TRIO Programs designed to provide services to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The candidate selected for this critical position will join Baylor's talented and devoted team in the Paul L. Foster Student Success Center, and reports to the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Enrollment Management. The McNair Program Director, in consultation with the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Enrollment Management, is responsible for all program services, activities, program management, strategic program planning, staff supervision, budget management, grant evaluation, Federal reporting requirements, and seminars offered to program participants.

A Master's degree in higher education leadership, student personnel, counseling, or a related area; five years' experience in student affairs programs such as the Federal TRIO Programs; two years' experience in tutoring, teaching, advising, or counseling at the higher education level; and experience working with diverse populations is required. A PhD or equivalent degree in STEM is preferred. Please view the job posting for a complete list of required and preferred qualifications.

The Baylor Experience
Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical and dental insurance from day one, generous time off, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions, they also get to experience Baylor.
  • Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (
  • Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for eligible staff and qualified dependents
  • Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
  • Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount
  • Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few

Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit

To Apply
View the full position description: McNair Program Director. Please submit an on-line application at along with a cover letter and resume.

About Baylor
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.