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Assistant Director of Financial Aid - Hood College

16 Mar 2021 3:33 PM | Melena Verity

Assistant Director of Financial Aid



Hood College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Director of Financial Aid.  The Assistant Director works closely with the Director and Associate Director of Financial Aid in the administration of Hood College’s comprehensive student financial assistance program. The qualified individual provides internal and external constituents with information about financing an education at Hood College and ensures compliance with federal and state regulations, institutional policies and other regulatory bodies.


The qualified individual also provides high-level, student-focused customer service and guidance to the financial aid applicant (and family – support group) throughout the financial aid process. The Assistant Director must be able to effectively articulate how to apply and maintain eligibility for scholarships, grants, loan programs and student employment with a high degree of accuracy to students, parents and other constituents as appropriate. The Assistant Director is responsible for packaging all graduate students.


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Counseling, Education, Business, Interdisciplinary Studies, Communications, or another related field and a minimum of 3-4 years of comparable professional experience; incumbent must have experience in customer service, public speaking, electronic presentations, counseling, working in a fast-paced environment and making sound professional judgments based on federal, state and institutional regulations pertaining to the administrating of financial aid. Knowledge of PowerFaids, Direct Loan Tools (DL Tools) and/or other U.S. Department of Education software preferred.


Please visit www.hood.edu for more details, including a description of the position. 


We seek a candidate who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do. Candidates must have strong organizational skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively across departments and disciplines.


Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter, resume and three professional references.


If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email humanresources@hood.edu or call (301) 696-3592.


Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States.  EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer


Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit http://www.hood.edu/non-discrimination/  



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