Associate Director of Student Financial Aid, Compliance & Fund Management

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Position Summary: This position monitors and manages all student financial aid program fund accounts to ensure funds are appropriately budgeted and expended in a timely and accurate manner, and according to funding source guidelines and preferences. Must use sophisticated mathematical skills to project multi-year awards as well as annual award projections and awarding model simulations. Conducts data analysis and establishes appropriate metrics to develop, maintain, and refine unit, divisional, university, and system initiatives and directives, and to provide routine status updates. Develops and executes plans to monitor and ensure legal, regulatory, procedural, and best practices compliance within the office. Participates in office compliance audits and reviews.

Responsibilities: Monitors and manages student financial aid program funds, including institutional scholarship fund accounts, to ensure timely and accurate awarding and account reconciliation; Maintains fund management reports; Serves as primary liaison for foundation and trust account balances and reconciliation; Ensures outside scholarship and other external accounts are monitored and reconciled timely and accurately.

Qualifications: Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field.  Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.




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Posted: 1/4/2019
Application Due: 1/29/2020
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