Madison, WI
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90206-LI

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Dean, Director, Executive

Employment Class: Limited

Position Vacancy ID: 90206-LI

Working Title: Associate Director of Federal Awards

Official Title: ASSOC DIR, FIN AID/L(K44FL)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 15, 2017

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary: Minimum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Minimum of 5-10 years of progressively responsible administrative work and supervisory experience which includes student financial aid functions or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Experience working with and submitting federal reporting requirements such as, but not limited to ECAR, PPA, G5, NSLDS, COD, FISAP.

Experience with Title IV compliance audit reviews.

Overarching experience of all aspects of operations of the Financial Aid Department (advising, verification, awarding, origination, fund reconciliation, and reporting).

Destination Point Administrator experience is preferred.

Core Competencies:
-Expert knowledge of financial aid legislation and internal and external reporting requirements and ability to objectively evaluate student aid eligibility in accordance with the applicable guidelines.
-Excellent in providing and coaching others in professional, courteous, and tactful service delivery while establishing and maintaining harmonious and effective work relations with students, staff, faculty, and the general public.
-Ability to work under pressure.
-Ability to set priorities and manage multiple high-priority tasks simultaneously.
-Skill in the operation of standard office equipment and related software in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner.
-Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information.

Position Summary: The Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) endeavors to generate, evaluate, and implement strategic initiatives that create sustainable, long-term improvements in the University of Wisconsin - Madison's financial aid programs and in alignment with OSFA's student-centric mission, vision, and goals.

The Associate Director of Federal Awards serves as a senior deputy and principal advisor to the Director of Financial Aid. The position is responsible for setting the Federal Awards Unit's strategic direction as well as being an innovative and contributing member of the Director's team that establishes the strategic short- and long-term direction of the Office of Financial Aid. The Associate Director of Federal Awards provides assistance and advice on key policy initiatives and establishes, updates and reviews policies and procedures in accordance with University, state, and federal guidelines.

The Associate Director of Federal Awards is dedicated to developing initiatives and efficient procedures to aid in streamlining the application, awarding, disbursing and reconciliation of Title IV funds. The Associate Director of Federal Awards provides leadership, guidance, and coaching to the Federal Award staff and oversees the appropriate and compliant preparation, processing, and timely submission of federal financial aid programs for the University, including a portfolio of $200M in Direct Loan and $20M in Pell Grant Funds.

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Division of Enrollment Management and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary, respectful and inclusive behaviors in all of our interactions.

Contact: Ann Bradshaw
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants: Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system by the deadline date to ensure consideration. Applicants should submit a current resume, a cover letter that addresses how their experiences and skills match the qualifications and responsibilities of this position and a list of three professional references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 04 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 2 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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