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Towson University Financial Aid Office
Towson, Maryland, United States (hybrid)
19 days ago
Towson University Financial Aid Office
Towson, Maryland, United States
19 days ago
$85,000.00 - $90,000.00
Min Experience
3-5 Years
Min Education
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Enrollment Management


The pivotal role of the Senior Financial Aid Data Analyst extends to shaping and implementing Towson University's strategic enrollment plan. This encompasses delivering essential analytics and insights to formulate impactful financial aid award strategies, influencing both new and ongoing student enrollment. Additionally, the role involves overseeing responsibilities related to market assessment to optimize financial aid processes, championing data-informed decision-making, and achieving our enrollment objectives. The Senior Analyst will report directly to the Director of Institutional Research and collaborate closely with the Division of Enrollment Management, operating under the guidance of the Vice President and the Director of Financial Aid.

Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls more than 19,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.


Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., Statistics, Economics, Education, Business).

Five years of relevant experience in financial aid analysis, enrollment planning, or a related area in higher education.

Proficiency with software to extract data from enterprise systems and join data sets for analysis. Examples include SQL, SAS, and JMP.

Proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools, such as Excel, Tableau, or similar software.

Experience with predictive modeling and statistical analysis.

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

Excellent communication and presentation abilities.

Familiarity with student information systems and enrollment management software.

Demonstrated ability to assess, strategize and operationalize with a data-driven/ data-informed approach

Demonstrated success in supporting and nurturing a diverse student body

Experience with promoting and/or supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives in Higher Education

Understanding of emerging best practices in strategic enrollment management

Ability to maintain sensitive & confidential records and information


Graduate degree in a related field (e.g., Statistics, Economics, Education, Business).

Proficiency in coding or writing computer scripts (e.g., SAS, SQL, Python, R, etc.)

Experience with Base SAS.

Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions.

Knowledge of financial aid policies, regulations, and compliance in higher education is a plus.

Experience preparing and submitting data collections to state and federal agencies.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset

Demonstrated dynamic leadership

Ability to think strategically and multi-dimensionally

Commitment to quality

Strong writing, editing, presentation, and communication skills

Ability to create and manage change



Targeted Hiring Range is $85,000 - $90,000 and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 15 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, please click here. TU also offers a variety of great perks and discounts, which can be found here.

This is an on-campus position, located in Towson University's Administration Building. After a 90-day period, an employee in good standing may be eligible to apply for up to two telework days per week.

If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application. This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.


The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety.

Job ID: 72350092

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