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Santa Clara University is shaping the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and all-around great people. We’ve love for you to join us. Find out what career opportunities are available.

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Check out our featured jobs we're eager to fill, to see if you might be the perfect fit.

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Navigate here to Sr. Financial Aid Data Specialist

The Senior Financial Aid Data Specialist reports to the Director, Operations, Financial Aid and is a full time, full year position. This position reconciles financial aid reporting discrepancies for federal and state programs in addition to all federal Title IV programs. The Senior Financial Aid Data Specialist is responsible for completely managing the Alternative Loan and Federal Work Study Programs. This position also provides support for financial aid processes that require electronic interface with funding agencies, including the Federal Treasury and State Department of Finance. 

The Senior Financial Aid Data Specialist plays a crucial role in the financial aid operation by assisting with the management of FAO processes and procedures to ensure compliance with University, governmental, and other guidelines, and helping to link Workday processes with office procedures and policies. The position supports the strategic goals and direction of Enrollment Management by providing systems and operations activities to help achieve stated data management goals and reporting objectives. 

Sr. Financial Aid Data Specialist







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Navigate here to Senior Administrative Assistant - Engineering

This position reports to the Assistant Dean, with a dotted line to the department chair. The purpose of this position is to manage the administrative operations of the department. 

  • First point of contact for faculty, staff, students, and external constituencies
  • Reply to all departmental inquiries and provide verbal and/or written responses, data, forms, etc., if necessary
  • Ensure phone calls and mail are properly routed
  • Interact with students and assist them with forms, questions, assigning new majors to appropriate advisors, etc.
  • Provide full support for Departmental specific meetings/events/guest speakers including, but not limited to, room reservations, catering, recording minutes, booking travel, preparing reimbursements and honoraria, and ordering catering.
  • Provide assistance scheduling and maintaining department calendar and deadlines
  • Ensure general inventory of departmental supplies are maintained
  • In conjunction with the Department Chair and Faculty, ensure all necessary updates are identified and submitted to the appropriate personnel for annual SCU Bulletin
  • Maintain department records
  • Proctor exams, as needed
  • Respond to internal and external queries for departmental data
  • Maintain departmental website
  • Coordinate the preparation and documentation for periodic ABET accreditation processes
  • Provide backup support to other engineering departments in the event of vacation, sickness or other emergency
  • Coordinate student advising
  • Assist faculty with purchasing, book orders and other tasks as directed by the chair.

Senior Administrative Assistant - Engineering





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Navigate here to Undergraduate Learning Librarian

The Undergraduate Learning Librarian is responsible for supporting the University Library’s undergraduate instruction activities with particular emphasis on high-impact and core curricular areas. The position designs, delivers, and facilitates targeted instruction in those areas; identifies and creates learning materials that can be reused strategically across the instruction team; and collaborates in the provision of professional training to enhance and extend library instructors’ teaching expertise. This position also provides specialized research consultation, instruction, and collection development for the departments of History and Religious Studies, the Graduate Program in Pastoral Ministries, and the Jesuit School of Theology. This position reports to the Head of Instruction and Assessment.

Undergraduate Learning Librarian



Explore Our Benefits

Santa Clara offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, with programs and resources designed to promote and sustain personal health care, well-being, and the financial objectives of employees and their families.


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Navigate here to Health & Wellness

The physical, emotional and mental health of our employees is extremely important to us. We offer a variety of dynamic programs, including meditation and nutritional seminars, to help you take care of your body, mind and soul.

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Navigate here to Financial Planning Benefits

From 401k's to one-on-one consultations with financial advisors, we’ll help you become better informed and more confident in building your retirement plan.

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Navigate here to Education Benefits

We provide opportunities for professional and educational development for eligible employees and their dependents, including tuition remission and reimbursement.

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About SCU

Located in the heart of Silicon ValleySanta Clara University blends high-tech innovation with a social consciousness grounded in the Jesuit educational tradition.

We are committed to leaving the world a better place. We pursue new technology, encourage creativity, engage with our communities, and share an entrepreneurial mindset.

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Our People

We are a close-knit, friendly, mission-driven campus that celebrates all cultures, lifestyles, perspectives and experiences. Diversity is critical to our mission.

Santa Clara recognizes the immense value that it brings to the workplace and the benefit to all when it is celebrated and prioritized. Visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Human Resources for more information.

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The Bay Area boasts the quintessential California experience: picturesque beaches and hiking trails, sophisticated, unique dining and historic landmarks–hello, Golden Gate Bridge–perfect for any postcard.

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