Assistant Director for Financial Aid Processing

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Assistant Director for Financial Aid Processing -

Clarion University seeks a full-time Assistant Director for Financial Aid Processing.

Reporting to the Director of Student Financial Services (SFS), this position will serve as the Assistant Director of Financial Aid Processing and the “functional lead” for the Financial Aid Module of the University’s web based, automated financial aid system—PeopleSoft. Serving on the SFS leadership team, this individual oversees the day-to-day operational processes, provides training and support to the financial aid and Student Accounts staff, ensures compliance with relevant regulatory requirements, and is the liaison for financial aid and Student Accounts with Computing Services. The position is contingent upon the availability of funding.

Require qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; Three or more years of experience working in financial aid administration, student accounts or student financial services at a regionally accredited institution; In depth knowledge of principles, practices, methodology, and procedures for the provision of student financial aid; Must be able to effectively communicate complex ideas to various audiences; Must have effective task and time management abilities; Ability to manage multiple projects to meet deadlines is critical; Must have demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills; Must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office modules (Word, Access, etc.); Must be willing to work in a team environment where input from all is expected; Knowledge of PeopleSoft or enterprise wide student information system, NSLDS, EdConnect, and COD;  Must have a solid understanding of Federal Regulations; Reliable and dependable attendance; Ability to work some nights and weekends; and completion of a successful on-campus interview. Preferred qualifications include: Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution; Financial aid experience in a higher education environment, with knowledge of rules and regulations as they pertain to Federal Title IV funding; Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions or other major higher education student information systems.

Prior to employment the successful candidate will be required to obtain and submit current clearances from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania State Police and the FBI.

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Review of applications will begin January 4, 2019.

It is the policy of Clarion University of Pennsylvania that there shall be equal opportunity in all of its educational programs, services, and benefits, and there shall be no discrimination with regard to a student’s or prospective student’s gender, gender identity, race or color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, religion or creed, genetic information, affectional or sexual orientation, veteran status, or other classifications that are protected under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other pertinent state and federal laws and regulations. Direct inquiries to the Title IX Coordinator, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 103 Carrier Administration Building, [email protected] or phone 814-393-2351, or the Director of Social Equity, 210 Carrier Administration Building 16214-1232; Email [email protected] or phone 814-393-2109. Inquiries may also be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education, 330 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20201.




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Posted: 12/5/2018
Application Due: 2/3/2019
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