Associate Director, Financial Aid Compliance (Internal Search)

Oconee, GA
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Associate Director, Financial Aid Compliance (Internal Search)

Position Number: Existing: Position # TBD based on applicant hired

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Oconee

Job Close Date: 06/20/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Associate Director of Compliance in Financial Aid. The Financial Aid Associate Director Compliance will lead the internal control and compliance administration as well as direct the financial aid office at one of the branch campuses.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Associate Director will:
  • Direct the effective management of branch leading a professional team of Financial aid administrators by providing excellent customer service to all students, parents and the community
  • Audit all compliance activities including federal and state aid regulations, institutional policies and procedures and NCAA policies and procedures
  • Develop and implement a training program for all staff to enhance their knowledge and establish cross training of all function in the aid office.
  • Work Collaboratively with Controller's office to ensure the development and coordination of comprehensive integrated financial services
  • Participates in Student Orientations and Open houses
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of routine office equipment and procedures
  • Knowledge of various software programs; knowledge of financial aid application procedures and forms
  • Requires effective communication skills
  • Accurate typing/data entry skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population
  • Ability to utilize BANNER or a similar relational database

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Five (5) years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: The successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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