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Assistant Director of Financial Aid

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Working Title: Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Student Financial Services

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-02-2018

Posting Summary:
The Office of Student Financial Services seeks an Assistant Director of Financial Aid to assist with the comprehensive review and awarding of undergraduate, graduate, federal, state, and/or institutional financial assistance in a school or central unit. The Assistant Director of Financial Aid will work in a team environment to ensure organizational compliance with federal legislation and regulations for the office, or designated segment. This position works with committees to disseminate information, provide guidance, and develop policy and procedures. The Assistant Director of Financial Aid may supervise professional and support staff, and conduct needs analysis and counsel students and parents.

A bachelor's degree, or equivalent, is required, as is at least four years of progressively responsible experience in higher education financial aid. The successful applicant is process oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks, and possesses a strong grasp of Need Analysis and the evaluation of complicated tax returns. The ability to provide innovative responsiveness to problem-solving requiring the ability to work well with information technology personnel to solve resource and procedural problems is required. The successful applicant has a comprehensive knowledge of Financial Aid, and is creative, energetic, and demonstrates a sincere commitment to providing quality assistance to a socio-economically diverse student population. Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel is required.

A master's degree is preferred, as is experience with the development and implementation of policies. Experience with public speaking, and experience working collaboratively with information technology personnel to solve resource and procedural problems is preferred. The ability to review and implement general financial aid program policies and procedures in a higher education setting is preferred, as is proficiency in People Soft, Image Now, The College Board, Federal Program software from the Dept of Education and Veterans Administration.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624238 , complete the application and attach a cover letter and a resume/CV. This position is open until filled.

For questions about this position or the application process please contact Bethany Case at [email protected]

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Process oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Possess a strong grasp of Need Analysis and the evaluation of complicated tax returns.

Provide innovative responsiveness to problem-solving requiring the ability to work well with information technology personnel to solve resource and procedural problems.

Comprehensive knowledge of Financial Aid.

Creative, energetic, and demonstrates a sincere commitment to providing quality assistance to a socio-economically diverse student population.

Ability to provide administrative leadership and directly supervise professional staff.

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Posted: 11/3/2018
Application Due: 1/2/2019
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