Director of Financial Aid (Reg FT)

Job description

Director of Financial Aid (Reg FT)

Community College of Allegheny County

General Summary:
Directs the administration of student federal, state and institutional financial assistance programs at a campus.

Work location and additional information:
This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than September 29, 2017. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

Campus: Allegheny Campus

Job Specifications:
Master's degree in business management, accounting, higher education administration, counseling or related field and a minimum of three years experience. Strong communication, supervisory and leadership skills. Prior financial aid experience. Ability to balance regulations with addressing student needs. Ability to recommend, interpret, administer and update financial aid policies ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and contractual regulations. Solid understanding of institutional, state and federal financial aid policies and procedures. Ability to interact with students, parents and external constituents. Ability to coordinate workshops and programs related to financial aid both on and off campus. Ability to resolve and assist in resolution of problems and/or complaints, taking corrective action as appropriate. Skill in use of data, research and analysis to increase and improve operational efficiency.

Job Duties:
1. Administers and monitors federal, state and institutional financial aid.
2. Evaluates student's need; performs need analysis for eligibility.
3. Counsels students and families on the financial aid process.
4. Develops financial aid information for dissemination and presentation to current and prospective students, parents, faculty, staff, counselors and other financial aid professionals.
5. Completes federal, state and institutional reports.
6. Analyzes financial aid reports for accuracy, operating within budget constraints and proper reporting to various agencies.
7. Responds to federal, state and institutional audits.
8. Maintains current knowledge of federal and state regulations and guidelines to properly administer the financial aid program.
9. Assesses financial aid services; makes recommendations for change and improvement as needed.
10. Creates and updates financial aid procedures manual.
11. Processes applications and awards.
12. Supervises financial aid staff and student employees.
13. Attends campus, local and state financial aid meetings and workshops.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Category: Administrator

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Financial Aid

All applicants must apply online at: The College's online application system will allow you to complete a college application, apply online, answer screening questions, and attach a resume, cover letter and other documents.






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Job No:
Posted: 9/18/2017
Application Due: 9/18/2018
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