Administrative Positions

Assistant Director of Annual Fund

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Annual Fund in our Development Office. This position will be responsible for planning and managing the annual student calling program and alumni relations events. Develops programs and provides administrative support and assistance to the directors of alumni relations and annual giving.

Position Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Executive Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement with planning and managing an aggressive annual fund (Texas Lutheran Fund) program, including, direct mail appeals, e-solicitations student and parent giving, faculty/staff giving, young alumni, and student calling program.
  • Manage and execute #TLUGreatGive and #GivingTuesday, two 24 hour online giving campaigns.
  • Develop a system for tracking and evaluating the effectiveness of the program. Provide analytical report and recommendations at the conclusion of each initiative.
  • Manage the Student calling program to include planning, hiring and reporting for Fall and Spring sessions.
  • Plans, coordinates and executes the annual TLU Athletics Hall of Fame and Wall of Honor Ceremony during Homecoming each year.
  • Make discovery and solicitation visits with prospective donors.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Previous experience in fundraising and/or events planning, is preferred
  • Ability to work with diversity of alumni groups, ages, and interests
  • Ability to effectively work with and manage others
  • Must be willing and able to work outside of regular office hours
  • Strong computer skills & ability to maintain confidentiality

Salary is competitive, and benefits are excellent. Texas Lutheran University, located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio in Seguin, is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA's 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom and prepare women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world.

Please submit a cover letter and completed TLU application (www.tlu.edu/employment) addressing the above criteria; a resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:

Human Resources
Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W. Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155
Fax: (830) 372-6409
E-mail: humanresources@tlu.edu

Position is open until filled. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). TLU hires only individuals authorized to work in the U.S. As part of a serious commitment to diversity, Texas Lutheran University encourages applications from women and minorities.

Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement in our Development Office. This position will be responsible for planning and managing the annual student calling program and alumni relations events. Develops programs and provides administrative support and assistance to the directors of alumni relations and annual giving.

Position Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate monthly alumni e-newsletter, the Victory Bell to include photos, content, alum note and editing
  • Assists in identifying alumni volunteers to host, organize, and promote local events.
  • Assists Executive Director of Alumni Engagement with coordination, arrangements, and management of specifically assigned homecoming, fundraising, and alumni events.
  • Management of TLU Alumni Association Social Media accounts
  • Maintains database for tracking events, event costs, revenue generation, and writes an annual report of recommendations for enhancement.
  • Develops and distributes pre-event information to the advancement officers, vice president, and event volunteer organizers that includes a list of anticipated participants, overview of program details, and any special details

Requirements for the position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Previous experience in fundraising and/or events planning, is preferred
  • Ability to work with diversity of alumni groups, ages, and interests
  • Ability to effectively work with and manage others
  • Must be willing and able to work outside of regular office hours.
  • Strong computer skills & ability to maintain confidentiality.

Salary is competitive, and benefits are excellent. Texas Lutheran University, located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio in Seguin, is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA's 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom and prepare women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world.

Please submit a cover letter and completed TLU application (www.tlu.edu/employment) addressing the above criteria; a resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:

Human Resources
Texas Lutheran University, 1000 W. Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155
Fax: 830-372-6409
Email: humanresources@tlu.edu

Position is open until filled. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). TLU hires only individuals authorized to work in the U.S. As part of a serious commitment to diversity, Texas Lutheran University encourages applications from women and minorities.


Financial Aid Counselor

Texas Lutheran University (TLU) seeks applications for the position of Financial Aid Counselor.Qualified candidates will meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Substantial financial aid experience is preferred (minimum of 3 years)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate organizational skills and initiative
  • Computer skills and knowledge of a variety of software programs (familiarity with PowerFAIDs, Jenzabar, and EDE Suite is a plus)
  • Strong understanding of federal and state financial aid programs and awarding guidelines
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with teams to achieve established goals
  • An understanding of and appreciation for the mission of a church-related liberal arts university.

This person will be responsible for managing the Electronic Data Exchange systems, federal student loan programs and Pell grant program, administering federal and state grant programs, packaging financial aid, counseling students/parents on the financial aid process, managing files for a specific student population, and serving as back-up to the office.

Rated as one of the top regional liberal arts colleges in the West as well as one of the best values by US News and World Reports, TLU is a private, undergraduate university of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.Located in Seguin, just 35 minutes from downtown San Antonio, Texas Lutheran University has an enrollment of approximately 1500 students. TLU is a community of faith and learning; people of all denominations and faiths are welcome.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references to:

Human Resources
Texas Lutheran University
1000 W. Court Street
Seguin, TX 78155
Fax: 830-372-6409
Email:humanresources@tlu.edu

Anticipated start date on or after April 1, 2015, or when the selected candidate is available. Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). As part of a serious commitment to diversity, Texas Lutheran University encourages applications from women and minorities.