Position Number: 00061146
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The mission of the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid is to deliver a quality, affordable education to all students, regardless of their financial circumstances. The office administers a comprehensive array of programs (need and merit-based) to more than 23,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students annually, committing and disbursing in excess of almost $300 million per year.
Essential Job Duties: Assistant Directors are responsible for the major programmatic functions in the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, and also responsible for counseling a financial aid populations of approximately 2,800 students each. The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid administers a comprehensive array of programs (need and merit-based) to more than 23,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students annually, committing and disbursing in excess of almost $300 million per year.
Minimum Education/Experience: Master's degree or Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of three years of relevant experience in administering scholarship and/or financial aid programs.
Department Required Skills: Master's degree strongly preferred, bachelor's degree required; a minimum of three years of relevant experience in scholarship and/or financial aid programs; thorough knowledge of administering rules and regulations governing state and federal student aid programs; exceptional written and oral communication skills, along with demonstrated leadership and counseling skills; strong interpersonal and customer service skills. In some cases, individuals may possess an unusual aptitude for this level of responsibility and may lack one or more of the above skills. Nonetheless, each of the above requirements is expected of the overwhelming majority of successful candidats.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: N/A
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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