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System Director, Financial Aid Operations 18000044

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Lone Star College-University Park

System Director, Financial Aid Operations 18000044

Position Summary:
Holds direct management authority and accountability to execute policies and operational initiatives for a department, group of departments, or functional area. Position provides leadership and management of Program Operations for System Financial Aid. Oversees functions related to the overall operations of financial aid programs and processes. Supervises and evaluates staff; prepares system and local reports adhering to state, federal, system, and local guidelines; maintains focus on quality and convenience to the colleges, students and clients.

Job Functions:
Manages and directs the daily operations of System Financial Aid and implement Lone Star College’s (LSC) policies and procedures to ensure the accurate, timely and ethical awarding and processing of Title IV program funds according to federal and/or state regulations
Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates both full-time and part-time advisors and support staff
Administers all federal, state and institutional financial aid programs including the review of these programs through federal, state, and institutional audits
Assists in the preparation of reports for the U.S. Department of Education and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as required
Assists the Executive and Associate System Directors in developing communication pertinent to LSC’s financial aid programs through the design of calendars, flyers, posters, brochures, and articles
Oversees and ensures accurate completion of verification and documentation of students’ status
Tracks the allocation of campus-based financial aid funds
Oversees the processing of new and continuing student loan and grant recipients
Supervises and monitors the maintenance of the document scanning system (OnBase) within the office (Verification worksheets, Income tax returns, etc.) as required
Collaborates with other System Campus Solutions groups to maintain and promote efficiency in the overall delivery of student services
Conducts personnel evaluations and assists staff members in planning professional and developmental experiences
Manages budget development through program, staffing and needs assessment
Serves on state, college and district committees as required
Serves as a community resource person and represents the college to outside groups as requested
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree or higher
At least 5 to 7 years of leadership experience in higher education
How to Apply: 
We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered. 
Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year.  By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).
If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.   
Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. 
More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify
Lone Star College is an EEO Employer.  All positions are subject to a criminal background check




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Job No:
Posted: 1/26/2018
Application Due: 3/27/2018
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