Director of Financial Aid

Atlanta, Georgia
Feb 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

tlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC), a unit of the University System of Georgia, focuses on excellence, where outstanding faculty members and committed staff teach and facilitate the successful academic matriculation and holistic development of students. The College offers an affordable liberal arts education and prepares students from a diverse urban community to function in a global society. Atlanta Metropolitan College currently serves approximately 2500 commuting students on a beautifully landscaped campus which is located 10 minutes south of downtown Atlanta and 15 minutes north of Hartsfield International Airport. 

AMSC is accepting applications and nominations for a Director of Financial Aid. This is a full time, twelve-month position that reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and serves on the President's Extended Cabinet. Responsibilities include the planning and implementing of procedures for the awarding of financial aid to students enrolled in the institution and applicants for admission. The director is responsible for administering all aspects of the student financial aid program including monitoring for compliance with college policies, state and federal laws and regulations, and financial aid awards.  

Bachelor's degree and four years related experience; any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties. Broad knowledge of federal financial aid programs and record-keeping requirements. Knowledge of higher education processes, supervisory and personnel practices, communication techniques and computer software. General knowledge of accounting practices, data processing and computer applications. Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Able to work independently to meet deadlines. A Master's degree, 4 years of financial aid experience and previous supervisory experience is preferred.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should submit (1) a letter of interest; (2) a detailed resume; (3) the names, current addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references and, (4) copies of all college transcripts; (candidates selected for interview will be required to provide official copies of all college transcripts).  To apply, visit