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Assistant Director of Athletic Financial Aid

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Working Title: Assistant Director of Athletic Financial Aid

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Student Financial Services

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-02-2018

Posting Summary:
Student Financial Services seeks an Assistant Director for Athletic Financial Aid as a member of the Financial Aid Administrative staff, reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid. This position is specifically responsible for the administration of activities that provide comprehensive and quality financial aid and student account counseling services to undergraduate and graduate student athletes, their parents and outside organizations, and is responsible for ensuring compliance with NCAA, ACC and Department of Education financial aid regulations. The position also evaluates, interprets and/or implements financial aid policies, procedures and regulations. The position provides primary, in-person customer service to student athletes and coaches.
The position also assists in coordinating and administering student financial aid programs not necessarily related to student athletes, which can include reading/reviewing student financial aid applications to determine aid eligibility.
A Bachelor's degree and at least four years of progressively responsible experience in higher education financial aid are required. Knowledge of federal financial aid processes and regulations, and the ability to independently handle multiple projects simultaneously, while providing excellent customer service, are required. Experience in dealing with outside organizations similar in scope to the Department of Education and the NCAA, and interpreting complex regulations to ensure compliance are essential. The successful applicant has the ability to analyze detailed financial information, communicate clearly under stress and short deadlines and provide excellent customer service under difficult situations. Proficiency in Excel, Word, Microsoft Exchange are required.

Preference will be given to candidates that possess a Masters degree and more than four years experience in athletic compliance and/or financial aid, and awarding of athletic grant-in-aid. Proficiency in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions software, ImageNow software, Perceptis call tracking software, Access data base, NCAA'S Compliance Assistant Internet (CAI) is preferred.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624141. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain 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:
Knowledge of federal financial aid processes and regulations.

Ability to independently handle multiple projects simultaneously, while providing excellent customer service.

Experience in dealing with outside organizations similar in scope to the Department of Education and the NCAA, and interpreting complex regulations to ensure compliance.

Ability to analyze detailed financial information, communicate clearly under stress and short deadlines and provide excellent customer service under difficult situations.

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Posted: 12/3/2018
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