Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Baylor University

Position Overview
Baylor University is a proud participant in the McNair Scholars Program, and is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist the McNair Program Director with program initiatives for qualifying undergraduates. 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 McNair Program Director. Additionally, this position will assist with organizing events and programs for McNair participants, assist the Director with recruiting and advising students, manage and oversee the program website and other electronic communications, and perform other essentials tasks as assigned.

A Bachelor's degree, one year experience in student services/support programs or related work, and a Christian faith are required. Three years' experience within a TRIO program, or five years' experience in higher education 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 Coordinator. 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.