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Dean of Financial Aid

Bryn Mawr College
Radnor, Pennsylvania

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Bryn Mawr College, located in suburban Philadelphia, PA, invites nominations and seeks applications for the Dean of Financial Aid.  Reporting to the Chief Enrollment Officer, the Dean of Financial Aid serves on her senior team and provides leadership in developing overall enrollment goals, the administration of aid packaging, and state, federal and institutional compliance in disbursing aid.

Bryn Mawr, which ranks among the top colleges and universities nationwide in the percentage of its graduates who go on to earn a Ph.D., has long been known as the “Scholarly Sister” among the women’s colleges.  Traditions of high expectations and academic excellence remain at the core of the College’s identity.  Bryn Mawr has been non-denominational since its founding, but it embodies many of the values of its Quaker founders, including a deep respect for individual differences and a commitment to social justice.  Bryn Mawr was the first institution in the country to grant its students responsibility for self-governance, and the experience of living under its Honor Code has a strong impact on students during their time on campus and throughout their lives.


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To Apply:

NES, a higher education search firm specializing in enrollment management searches, is assisting Bryn Mawr College with this search.  For more information or to nominate someone for the position, contact Robin Reynders at [email protected]  or Mary Napier at [email protected]  for a confidential conversation.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For best consideration, application materials should be submitted electronically to [email protected]  by March 20, 2023.  The search will continue until the position is filled.  Applications should include: (1) an in-depth cover letter that addresses the candidate’s qualifications and accomplishments in the areas identified in the position announcement, (2) a detailed résumé, and (3) a list of five professional references with titles, contact information and a sentence describing the nature of each professional relationship.  References will not be contacted without the candidate’s knowledge and permission. 


Bryn Mawr College is an equal opportunity employer - male/female. Applications are considered without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, marital or veteran status or the presence of any non-job-related medical conditions or disabilities.



Bryn Mawr College, one of the "Seven Sisters," is a distinctive and highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The college enrolls 1,200 undergraduate women, as well as 500 men and women in its Graduate Schools of Arts and Sciences and of Social Work and Social Research. The college offers its students the opportunities to earn bachelor's and master's degrees in 60 subject areas and doctoral degrees in 11 fields. It also offers a post-baccalaureate pre-med program for college graduates who are contemplating medical school.
Bryn Mawr College participates in a consortium with nearby Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges and the University of Pennsylvania to expand the course offerings, learning opportunities and resources available to its students.
Employees of Bryn Mawr College enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including: life, medical, and dental coverage for employees and their dependent children and spouse/domestic partner, parental leave, short and long-term disability coverages, a very generous defined contribution retirement plan and a tax-deferred annuity plan under section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts and tuition remission at Bryn Mawr College or Haverford College. Children of full-time employees are eligible for 50% undergraduate tuition remission for the equivalent of four full academic years per child at any institution. Employees with younger children can take advantage of discounted daycare services at neighboring Harcum Children's Corner.
Employees can take advantage of the college's fitness center and pool. Free computer training/workshops and professional development seminars are also available.

Bryn Mawr College's lovely campus is easily accessible via public transportation. And it offers its employees, who use public transportation to come to work, tax savings via TransitChek. Other employees enjoy free parking.
Bryn Mawr College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, females and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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