Associate Director, Admissions and Financial Aid

New York, NY
Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The School of Professional Studies Admissions Office is is seeking a professional to evaluate, develop, and recommend student financial aid policies to the Director of Admissions. ensure the School's financial aid policies comply with University, federal, and state guidelines. Analyze and evaluate past financial aid expenditures; forecast and make recommendations to the Director for the amount of institutional aid needed per annum. Work with Director and the Office of Institutional Research to create, financial aid reports, to facilitate to decisions that will impact enrollment. Analyze and prepare data on financial aid allocation among academic programs, students' utilization of financial aid resources, and degree of success achieving enrollment targets. Develop and implement strategies to manage the SPS admissions financial aid programs. Manage the departmental-named scholarships process and the Employer Tuition Reimbursement Plan. Represent and market NYU to potential students at on-campus and off-campus recruitment events to achieve University, geographic, and departmental enrollment targets; cultivate relationships with students to encourage a positive response and interest in attending NYU. Review and evaluate students' admission applications. Approve or deny applications and recommend borderline applicants to academic departments and Admission Committee for further consideration. Advise students on application process, University and School programs, academic requirements, financial aid options, housing, and other student services.

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education:
Master's degree

Required Experience:
5-7 years' increasingly responsible experience in admissions and financial aid including experience with financial aid reporting.

Preferred Experience:
Experience with PeopleSoft, Banner, PowerFAIDS and/or any other financial aid system

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of federal and state financial aid guidelines and ability to determine the best use of SPS' limited resources to attract and retain students. Ability to promote the University and work independently as well as part of a team. Excellent interpersonal, public speaking and writing skills. Ability to handle sensitive situations and/or people. Valid drivers license. Ability to work evenings, weekends, and travel extensively. Ability to market diverse programs and serve as a liaison between admissions and academic programs.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

The NYU School of Professional Studies offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world applications, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School of Professional Studies captures the expertise of the key sectors that make New York City a great global capital, such as real estate, finance, marketing, public relations, global affairs, hospitality and tourism, sports management, philanthropy and fundraising, communications/media, writing, the arts, and others. Full- and part-time students enroll in on-site and online credit programs, including graduate degrees, graduate certificates, and undergraduate degrees for both adults returning to school and traditional-aged students. In addition, working professionals and other adult learners pursue career objectives or intellectual discovery in over 2,500 continuing education courses, diploma programs, conferences, and seminars annually.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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