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  • 6 Mar 2019 3:59 PM | Cynthia Runnells
    • Job Title: Financial Aid Counselor II, Satisfactory Academic Progress
    • Hiring Institution/Agency: Frederick Community College
    • Apply here: https://jobs.frederick.edu/postings/2339 
    • Salary range: $53,704-$59,074
    • Location - Frederick, Maryland
    • Application Deadline - March 26, 2019 (for best consideration
    • Position Summary: The Financial Aid Counselor II, Satisfactory Academic Progress is responsible for reviewing and awarding federal and institutional financial aid and the management and tracking of the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) of all financial aid recipients. The Financial Aid Counselor II, Satisfactory Academic Progress is also responsible for providing financial aid counseling assistance to financial aid applicants and parents of dependent students.
    • Required Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Three (3) years of financial aid experience in higher education
    • Desired Qualifications:
    1. Experience in the management of SAP review 
    2. Experience in interpreting and applying Title IV Federal regulations and awarding policies
    3. Experience in verification and awarding Title IV financial aid funds
    4. Experience using student information system to award financial aid funds
    5. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    6. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    7. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    8. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    9. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    10. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    11. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    • Work Schedule: 8:30-4:30; Monday to Friday. Occasional evenings and weekends required.
    • Instructions for job applicants: All applications and required documents must be submitted online (https://jobs.frederick.edu/postings/2339). Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. Cover letters may be addressed to the Search Committee and should briefly address your qualifications as related to the requirements of this position. For best consideration, applications should be received by 3/26/19. Review of applications after this date is not guaranteed.


  • 5 Mar 2019 4:54 PM | Eleanor Kelly

    Widener University is seeking an Assistant Director of Financial Aid at the Delaware Law School.  The qualified candidate will perform a variety of profession duties in support of the Law School's Financial Aid Office including review of student eligibility for Federal Financial Aid programs, counseling students and families on financing options and managing programs to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.

    Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, the Assistant Director is responsible for managing the daily tasks of the Financial Aid office on the Delaware campus.  Has system management experience with a highly automated financial aid management system.  Assists the Director in the development of policies and procedures, has significant knowledge of knowledge of the overall operation of the Financial Aid function of Delaware Law School.  The Assistant Director is expected to handle multiple responsibilities, solve complex problems and ensure that systems and processes meet the service expectations of our students, faculty, administration and staff. The Assistant Director assists the Director representing the office in primary responsibilities.

    Duties and Responsibilities:  (include but are not limited to)

     

    Essential Duties:

    • Ensures the effective operation of the financial aid office by utilizing knowledge and expertise in office procedures and systems management and applying that knowledge to the operation of the automated financial aid management system including the Communications module, Direct Loan and ISIR processing and the Student Financial Aid module of Ellucian Colleague.
    • Analyzes and processes student application files ensuring compliance with Federal, State and institutional requirements. Determines award eligibility for financial aid including Federal and private education loans and University based aid.
    • Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations by assisting in the preparation of required reports concerning financial aid: reconciles Pennsylvania and Delaware Grant Rosters, monitors Federal Work Study earnings and reports on Pell grants for Legal Studies students.
    • Counsels prospective students, students and parents on financial aid and financing alternatives.
    • Represents the financial aid office at Admissions’ functions.
    • Assists with federally mandated group entrance and exit counseling for incoming and graduating students.
    • Calculates tuition refunds ensuring compliance with Federal regulations for withdrawn students.
    • Ensures compliance with Federal regulations pertaining to Financial Aid.
    • Maintains contact with other institutions to complete consortium agreements.
    • Works closely with the Enrollment Management Representative to manage the Federal Work-Study program and daily administrative processing.  

    Secondary Responsibilities:

    • Maintains outside scholarship database; advertises outside scholarship opportunities to student body when appropriate.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of financial literacy programing.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or directed

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Education/Training and Experience Required):

    Required:

    • Bachelors’ degree and four to six years in progressive financial aid experience demonstrating a broad knowledge in a specialized field directly related to the position’s responsibilities; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • One year progressively responsible managerial/supervisory experience with exposure to budget management, strategic planning and human resource management
    • Extensive knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations that govern student financial aid
    • Demonstrated ability to utilize a personal computer, applicable software, e-mail and the Internet
    • Experience in use of administrative database system in the administration of a financial aid program
    • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with students, support and professional staff, faculty, and external constituents
    • Must be organized, flexible, and able to handle several tasks simultaneously.
    • Superior interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.

    To apply:http://careers.widener.edu/cw/en-us/job/492246/assistant-director-of-financial-aid-delaware-law-school 


  • 28 Feb 2019 3:00 PM | Barbara Weber

    What you will do:

    • Lead the definition and implementation of improved processes to ensure requirements traceability across multiple teams and vendors. 
    • Lead internal User Acceptance Testing activities, perform UAT, and manage external UAT with users and vendors. 
    • Play a lead role in operational monitoring and critically analyze data to identify and solve problems.  Produce and consume reports to ameliorate product needs.
    • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to implement the product vision and successfully enhance the products.
    • Analyze user needs, perform impact analysis, and develop business requirements/user stories.  These activities may include user interviews, focus groups, whiteboarding sessions, and cross-functional team concept development.  Documentation of requirements may take the shape of user stories, specifications, user interface mock-ups, flow charts, and diagrams.
    • Communicate new functionality to internal and external customers through effective training and documentation.

    About You:

    • You possess 5+ years of experience and a track record of success in either financial aid administration or software development. 
    • You have experience with identifying systems and process improvements and interacting with a technology team to implement these new processes or systems.
    • You have a demonstrated ability to learn new end-user productivity tools to make continual improvements to practices and procedures (MS Teams, JIRA, etc.). 
    • You have experience designing and documenting processes in the form of flow charts or procedures documents.
    • You have led staff training or user training.
    • Experience building customer facing applications using agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) is a huge plus.

    Related Skills & Other Requirements:

    • Organization and planning—Plans, organizes, schedules, and budgets in an efficient, productive manner.  Focuses people on key priorities.
    • Inquisitiveness and problem solving— Has a passion for learning and looks to apply new knowledge to practical solutions.
    • Master of the details that matter – Pursues excellence rather than perfection, based on a keen understanding of user needs.
    • Adapts quickly—Demonstrates ability to efficiently and proficiently understand and absorb new information.
    • Get it done attitude— Owns a willingness to work hard and do what it takes to get the job done well.
    • Teamwork—Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
    • Listening skills—Lets others speak and seeks to understand their viewpoints, often before asserting his/her own viewpoint.
    To apply visit: https://careers.collegeboard.org/job/1570749
  • 28 Feb 2019 2:57 PM | Barbara Weber

    What you will do:

    • With assistance from Sr. Director, define and manage external training and informational materials for students, parents, high school counselors and financial aid administrators.  Materials will be delivered based on best fit channel, including but not limited to: live webinars, recorded webinars, in-person presentations, videos, reference guides, and case studies.   
    • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to implement the product vision and successfully enhance the products.
    • Train internal staff to support sales and customer service efforts. 
    • Maintain written and recorded product documentation for student, parent, and professional audiences.
    • Analyzing user needs, perform impact analysis, and develop business requirements/user stories.  Documentation of requirements may take the shape of user stories, specifications, user interface mock-ups, flow charts, and diagrams.
    • Perform user acceptance testing
    • Support customer service by researching and advising on escalated issues.

    About You:

    • You possess 3+ years of experience and a track record of success in financial aid administration, software training, or software development.
    • You have demonstrated presentation skills and have led staff training or user training.
    • You have written clear, concise user-facing documentation or instructions.
    • You have experience with tailoring communications to target audiences.
    • You have a demonstrated ability to learn new end-user communication tools (Captivate, Proprofs, etc.).

    Related Skills & Other Requirements:

    • Organization and planning—Plans, organizes, schedules, and budgets in an efficient, productive manner.  Focuses people on key priorities.
    • Inquisitiveness and problem solving— Has a passion for learning and looks to apply new knowledge to practical solutions.
    • Master of the details that matter – Pursues excellence rather than perfection, based on a keen understanding of user needs.
    • Adapts quickly—Demonstrates ability to efficiently and proficiently understand and absorb new information.
    • Get it done attitude— Owns a willingness to work hard and do what it takes to get the job done well.
    • Teamwork—Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
    • Listening skills—Lets others speak and seeks to understand their viewpoints, often before asserting his/her own viewpoint.

    To apply visit: https://careers.collegeboard.org/job/1570747

  • 22 Feb 2019 10:02 AM | Katie Reilly

    Document Management Assistant

    Office of Financial Aid

    Non-Exempt, Regular, Full-Time, Pay Grade 5

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks a Document Management Assistant for the Office of Financial Aid. Under direct supervision this person will perform moderately complex multi-functional clerical/operational duties that contribute to the success of the Financial Aid Document Management team. Work involves a limited variety of specialized tasks and methods consistent with a clearly defined team-based work environment and continuous quality improvement objectives.

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    • Processing a high volume of documents submitted from UMUC student seeking financial aid   
    • Scanning and indexing of documents   
    • Working with FA Counselors to process special documents   
    • Corresponding with students via email and/or fax and on occasion telephone 
    • Operating office equipment such as scanners, document imaging, personal computers, facsimile machines, etc.  
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned   

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • High School Diploma and at least one (1) year of experience in clerical work 
    • Working knowledge of general office practices, procedures and equipment
    • Skills in operating office equipment, effective telephone skills, excellent grammar, spelling and punctuation skills
    • Ability to independently perform a limited range of clerical and operational tasks including data entry, basic arithmetic, calculations, completion of standard forms and creation and maintenance of computer files
    • Ability to follow oral and written procedures and processes
    • Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment
    • Ability to understand and apply team quality and performance standards

    PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

    • Familiarity with PeopleSoft and document imaging preferred
    • Degree seeking candidates preferred
    • Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience 
    • Qualified candidates will have demonstrated computer literacy

    POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

    https://umuc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMUC_Careers/job/North-America-Largo-MD/Document-Management-Assistant_10007766


  • 22 Feb 2019 10:01 AM | Katie Reilly

    Training and Outreach Coordinator

    Office of Financial Aid

    Exempt, Regular, 100%-Time, Pay Grade 1.2

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks a Training and Outreach Coordinator who provide training to staff members in the Office of Financial Aid as well as staff members throughout the University in student-facing roles. The coordinator will work with financial aid staff members to identify large-scale student issues, resolve problems, and provide strategies for strengthening student service. Working closely with the Assistant Director of Training and Outreach as well as the leadership of all FA units, the coordinator will assist in identifying areas for increased efficiency and training opportunities .

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    • Develop and deliver financial aid training programs and to increase service levels. (25%)
    • Deliver monthly training sessions with front line staff to address pressing issues and content related updates. (15%)
    • Serve as a liaison with UMUC regional offices including, but not limited to creating training materials and presentations, as well as attending information sessions and open houses as content knowledge expert. (20%)
    •  Utilize Salesforce to analyze complex financial aid processing issues and identify methods to increase efficiency and visibility to determine training needs. (15%)
    •  Coordinate efforts with staff members to identify large-scale student issues, resolve problems, and provide strategies for strengthening student service. (10%)
    •  Maintain current knowledge of Federal Title IV regulations pertaining to financial aid (10%)
    •  Perform other job related duties as assigned (5%)

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning ​and two (2) years of experience in the field of financial aid or student services.​
    • Financial aid experience in a higher education, working with both traditional and non-traditional populations.
    • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.

    PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Master’s Degree.

    POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

    https://umuc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMUC_Careers/job/North-America-Largo-MD/Training-and-Outreach-Coordinator_10007731-1


  • 22 Feb 2019 9:58 AM | Katie Reilly

    Associate Director, Federal Program Operations

    Office of Financial Aid

    Exempt, Regular, 100%-Time, Pay Grade 3.2

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an Associate Director, Federal Program Operations in the Office of Financial Aid. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Federal Program Operations, the Associate Director, Federal Program Operations will be responsible for assisting with the overall administration and management of the staff that administers all federal Title IV programs and private loan programs and performs Return of Title IV Funds calculations. Oversight includes managing student contact, ensuring delivery of federal financial aid to a diverse student population, preparation of reports and records to ensure fiscal accountability, and providing staff technical guidance on current federal and state regulations and institutional policies and practices. The Associate Director will also participate in collaborative efforts to evaluate and organize office workflow, develop and monitor interdepartmental processes and update office policies and procedures. Occasional travel between local UMUC locations may be required.

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  

    • Directly supervise staff that administers all federal Title IV programs and private loan programs and performs Return of Title IV Fund (R2T4) calculations. Oversee, manage and coordinate framework for training and development of staff
    • Manage all federal program and Return of Title IV Funds workflows and monitor unit quality assurance findings.  Oversee completion of monthly reconciliation for all federal grant and loan programs. Maintain current knowledge of federal Title IV regulations, state rules and institutional policies pertaining to financial aid and interpret and apply all related updates to federal and state regulations and University policies and ensure compliance with all regulations as they apply to all federal programs
    • Oversee monitoring of all automated systems that are part of the Federal Program Operations processes, oversee functional testing for new and existing queries and software, and work closely with Financial Aid Systems team to design, develop and maintain continuous improvements/automation for Federal Program Operations processes
    • Provide input on strategic training to internal and external staff members on federal programs and R2T4 calculation, and coordinate with Student Accounts and the Office of Enrollment Management to identify and develop ongoing improvements to serve students affected by Return of Title IV Fund regulations
    • Collaborate with the Assistant Vice President of Federal Program Operations to compile and submit mandatory external and internal reporting (federal and institutional programs), including the annual FISAP. Additionally, counsel and advise students and parents on financial aid processes/eligibility
    • Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelors’ Degree and a minimum of 5 years of progressive managerial experience in financial aid higher education administration.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience administering/managing Title IV financial aid programs.
    • Experience working with both traditional and non-traditional student populations.
    • Thorough knowledge of Title IV regulations and programs.
    • Strong working knowledge of student information systems and data processing techniques for automated systems.
    • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities for staff supervision, organizational management and problem solving skills.
    • Demonstrated experience with computerized office systems including but not limited to; Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Demonstrated ability to document work clearly, make independent decisions, multi-task and prioritize concurrent deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team with a strong commitment to customer service.

    PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Financial aid R2T4 for modules experience.
    • Functional PeopleSoft experience.

    POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

    https://umuc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMUC_Careers/job/North-America-Largo-MD/Associate-Director--Federal-Program-Operations_10007675-1


  • 21 Feb 2019 4:41 PM | Patricia Scott

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Student Financial Assistance office has an opportunity for an Assistant Director. The Assistant Director for Student Financial Assistance will manage the daily operations of the School of Medicine Satellite financial aid office. Provide counseling services to the MD and MD/PhD programs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). This position practices counseling decision making principles and will provide financial aid counseling to students and their parents.

    Benefits Information:

    UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

    Essential Functions:

    • Manages the UMB financial aid for the School of Medicine MD and MD/PhD programs.
    • Processes financial aid requests, updates data in financial aid systems, and maintains contact with external agencies in reference to financial aid.
    • Reviews and reconciles student accounts and financial aid requests. Analyzes student information to determine eligibility for financial aid.
    • Meets with students to explain the various financial aid programs, provide financial counseling to students and their parents, monitors student satisfactory academic progress, conducts exit counseling, and serves as primary contact for students who have withdrawn from their program of study.
    • Keeps abreast in institutional, state, and federal regulations as it pertains to financial aid. Assists in developing UMB specific financial aid policy and procedure, and ensures financial aid staff is compliant.
    • Serves as a liaison to faculty and staff in the School of Medicine.
    • Delivers educational presentations for prospective students, orientations and required and optional LCME financial literacy programs.
    • Works with the School of Medicine registrar on withdrawals and conducts exit counseling.
    • Processes return of Title IV for MD and MD/PhD students.
    • Partners with various internal stakeholders to award federal work study and to work on policy and guidelines for administering federal, state, and institutional aid.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

    Experience: Four (4) years of experience in financial aid administration with two (2) years of independent work at a senior counselor level.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Thorough knowledge of Title IV and Title VII financial aid programs.
    • Knowledge of how state programs integrate with federal and institutional funding.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to make sound judgments about financial aid awards based upon comparisons and interpretations.
    • Skill in communicating efficiently and effectively both orally and in writing with a variety of people internal and external to the organization.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to manage both detailed and multiple tasks in concert with one another.
    • Excellent computer skills to include working knowledge of EDE system, NSLDS, COD, Pell Processing and electronic loan processing.
    • Banner Experience preferred.
    • Leadership and team building skills.
    • Skill in continuously seeking to improve the quality of services and processes.
    • Ability to advance the use of technology in the financial aid process.
    • Ability to use a consultative approach to resolve issues in area of responsibility.

    Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience

    If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3744E

    Employee Class : Exempt Regular

    Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

    Shift: Day Job

    Organization: Academic Affairs - Enrollment Administration

    Job Posting: Feb 8, 2019

    Unposting Date: Mar 9, 2019, 11:59:00 PM


  • 21 Feb 2019 4:21 PM | Patricia Scott

    The Office of Academic Affairs, Enrollment Administration / Student Financial Assistance is recruiting for a Financial Aid Counselor or a Senior Financial Aid Counselor. The selected candidate will serve as the point person for financial aid for one or more of the seven (7) professional schools at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). The Counselor practices counseling and decision-making with principles that are sensitive to the challenges of students in their assigned cohort, while adhering to the U.S. Department of Education and University Student Financial Assistance & Enrollment Services Policies and Procedures.

    Applicants will be considered for either a Financial Aid Counselor or Senior Financial Aid Counselor level depending on education and experience.

    Benefits Information:

    UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

    Essential Functions:

    • Provides financial aid counseling to students and their parents. Counseling responsibilities include advising on financial literacy, realistic goal setting for borrowing as well as providing individual entrance and exit counseling for students who request this service.
    • Participates in school orientation programs.
    • Follows established policy and procedures for awarding recouped scholarship funds during the fall and spring term.
    • Reviews requests for budget increases and makes recommendations to the management on behalf of the student.
    • Completes processing of financial aid request from students including but not limited to federal verification and federal loan processing.
    • Ensures financial aid data is processed accurately and students accept the funds they are eligible to receive.
    • Assists with adjustments to students’ federal work-study awards.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.

    Experience: One (1) year of experience in a financial aid office.

    Note: A Bachelor's degree in a related field of study and a minimum of three (3) years of experience are required to be considered for the Senior Financial Aid Counselor.

    Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Current knowledge of Title IV and Title VII financial aid programs. Knowledge of how state programs integrate with federal and institutional funding.
    • Knowledge of Financial Aid Management Systems and/or Student Information Systems - (NSLDS, COD, Banner operating system or similar financial aid operating system).
    • Knowledge of financial aid policies, procedures, and eligibility requirements.
    • Ability to accomplish detailed tasks and follow a system of procedures and timetables.
    • Ability to work both as a part of a team and independently on projects and assignments.
    • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information.
    • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious and effective work relations with students, staff, faculty and the general public.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to make sound judgments about financial aid awards based upon comparisons and interpretations.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to manage both detailed and multiple tasks in concert with one another.
    • Excellent computer skills to include financial aid computer applications.

    Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.

    If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3719C,D

    Employee Class : Exempt Regular

    Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

    Shift: Day Job

    Organization: Academic Affairs - Enrollment Administration

    Job Posting: Feb 8, 2019

    Unposting Date: Mar 9, 2019, 11:59:00 PM


  • 13 Feb 2019 9:54 AM | Jill Leisten

    Title: Director of Financial Aid 

    Primary Job Duties: Manage all aspects of the University’s financial aid budget, including institutional, state, federal, and SU Foundation funds applied to student accounts. This position directs the financial aid staff, assigns tasks, ensures financial aid compliance, produces institutional-level reporting, manages the University’s four-year financial aid model to best apply more than $8M in institutional aid.  The director is a key member of the Enrollment Management leadership team, helping to create packaging models in consultation with the University’s consultants, creating and managing packaging policies, and forecasting aid expenditures.  Position also works on multiple strategic enrollment committees and collaborates across campus with departments and divisions to support University enrollment and retention and to ensure effective use of scholarship funds.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Business, Higher Education or a related field.  If a Bachelor’s, a minimum of seven years of related work experience.  If a Master’s, a minimum of five years of related work experience.

    Progressive Financial Aid Office leadership experience to include: strategic projection and policy implementation, day-to-day managing of a large budget, supervising staff working with consultants, completing critical annual reports for financial aid compliance, and compliance with state/federal regulations.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite – particularly Excel to manage complex project, databases, and multiple accounts.  Experience completing critical annual reports for financial aid compliance.  Must be able to stay up-to-date on state and federal financial aid policy changes and interpret their impact on a financial aid operation. 

    Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral & written communication skills.  Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. 

    This is a full-time, exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

    Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.  To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume.  All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.  Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

    Applications received by March 5, 2019 will be given full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled.

    Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future.  To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/

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