Position Overview   

The Forty Acres Scholars Program (FASP) Administrator plans, coordinates, and executes activities and logistics associated with the Scholar enrichment stipend and programming, essentially serving as a key liaison for the scholars.   

Major Job Functions  

  • Guide scholars through the enrichment stipend process, including but not limited to, hold information sessions, meet individually with scholars, process applications and budget requests, submit payment requests, conduct pre-departure meetings, monitor and communicate with scholars throughout their enrichment experiences, reconcile expense reports, and plan and execute Enrichment Symposium  

  • Coordinate programming with scholars and 3rd parties (campus, alumni, donors, caterers, transportation, etc.)  

  • Assist in compiling annual reports 

  • Assist with facilities requests for events  

  • Correspond with scholars through email, text application, and private Facebook group  

  • Update scholar profiles on the FASP website  

  • Post scholarship stories and announcements on the FASP Facebook page  

  • Assist with and attend FASP activities and events, with many taking place in the evening and on the weekend  

  • Gather grade reports and thank you letters at the end of semester  

  • Collect, record and maintain data, including but not limited to, biographical and contact information of scholars and parents, event registration and attendance, and notes from staff  

  • Respond to requests for scholarship information via phone and email  

  • Become familiar with application process for FASP candidates  

  • Participate in initial review of FASP applications  

Essential Job Requirements  

  • Bachelor’s degree required   

  • 1 – 2 year’s work experience  

  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with varied ages, personalities, and status levels (donor, alumni volunteers, professional peers, and students)  

  • Strong attention to detail  

  • Ability to multitask and handle several projects at once  

  • Strong written communication skills (grammar, spelling, punctuation) to compose memos, letters and acknowledgements to students  

  • Strong verbal communication skills  

  • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office, database manipulation, and web administration  

  • Ability to be flexible and be a self-starter  

  • Ability to work in and contribute to a team environment with a positive demeanor  

  • Ability to attend evening and weekend events  

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Experience in a university setting, particularly student advising, and prior event or program planning experience preferred   

The Texas Exes prides itself on being a family-oriented and fulfilling working environment. We are a close-knit team of mission-driven people who get the job done. We offer our full-time employees a highly competitive benefits package (generous 401K match, fully paid health premium options with employer contribution into an HSA, and free parking—just to name a few), and a professional culture that rewards and acknowledges hard work, creativity, and loyalty.   


TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION Send resume, cover letter, references, and SALARY REQUIREMENTS to resumes@texasexes.org. Be sure to put “FASP Administrator” in the subject line and state where you saw this posting. No phone calls please.  

The Texas Exes alumni association is an Equal Opportunity Employer