Director of Major Fellowships and Awards

Waco, Texas
May 22, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

If you have a passion for supporting undergraduate level students in their pursuits of national merit awards, Baylor University welcomes you to apply for our Director of Major Fellowships and Awards position in College of Arts & Sciences.  To learn more about the position, please continue reading below.  To apply, please click here.

Position Summary
The Director of Major Fellowships and Awards is responsible for overseeing the SPARK (Scholarship Programs, Awards, Research, Knowledge) office within the Office of Engaged Learning in the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office. The primary purpose of this office to inform and equip undergraduate students across Baylor in their various investigations and pursuits of national merit awards. Responsibilities will include:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate successfully with faculty, staff and students
  • Self-starter and able to work independently
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficient with personal computers, online computing systems, databases and other office equipment
  • Able to identify alternatives, adaptations, or new processes to meet a need
  • Strong organizational skills


A Master’s degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, or a STEM related field and 3 years of relevant work experience is required.  A Master’s degree and five years of relevant work experience are preferred.

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 that includes medical and dental insurance, 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 staff and qualified dependents*
  • Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
  • 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
  • Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount

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To Apply

View the full position description: Director of Major Fellowship and Awards.  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, Illuminate.

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.