Assistant Director for Summer/Special Programs
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Scholarships and Student Aid - 543000
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0003005
Position Summary: The Assistant Director for the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid is a full-time, permanent, EPA non-faculty position within the University that reports directly to the Senior Assistant Director of Scholarships and Student Aid, Graduate and Professional Programs. The Assistant Director is responsible determining financial aid awards and has direct authority to commit funds on behalf of the University. The Assistant Director maintains strong regulatory knowledge regarding Federal, State, and institutional regulations and is responsible for coordinating and administering all aspects of Summer School Aid. This includes overseeing configuration, awarding, counseling, and dissemination of information regarding the summer school financial aid process. The Assistant Director provides meaningful periodic statistical information related to Summer Aid and will interpret that data in order improve service to students and change awarding procedures. The Assistant Director will assist in monitoring aggregate loan limits to ensure accuracy and compliance and is responsible for monitoring enrollment changes and revising awards for students as necessary. The Assistant Director will evaluate and award aid for prerequisite course work. This position will coordinate and collaborate with the Dean of Students Office and Graduate Professional Student Federation on emergency grant funding. The Assistant Director will administer the Office of Scholarships & Student Aid's institutional match of the Veterans Education Yellow Ribbon Program. This position will also serve as the liaison between the Office of Scholarships & Student Aid and other campus offices regarding veteran's benefits and their impact on federal and institutional aid. The Assistant Director will be responsible for ensuring the University remains compliant with Gainful Employment disclosure and reporting requirements according to federal guidelines. The Assistant Director will assist in the development of institutional policies and procedures based on federal regulations, guidelines, and professional literature; keep up to date and abreast of changes to pertinent legislation and regulations concerning Financial Aid; and act as a resource for student aid clarification and information.
Application Deadline: 04/09/2018
Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of three years of relevant experience in administering scholarship and/or financial aid programs.
Qualification and Experience: The position requires an individual with a good eye for detail, exceptional organizational and time-management skills, and a strong work ethic. 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. Skilled computer and/or technical experience with a student information system, preferably in People Soft, skilled in using Microsoft Office products. A master's degree is strongly preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Aesha Green, Sr. Assistant Director
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org