Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Assist the Director in implementing and managing a comprehensive program of financial aid opportunities and services that are compliant with federal, state, accreditation and institutional requirements, and which supports the College’s objective to deliver financial aid services that are clear, compliant, professional, and efficient. In the absence of the Director of Financial Aid, performs all duties as necessary.
• Plan and implement all materials necessary for the financial aid program • Review financial aid applications, determine financial aid awards and inform applicants of their status • Represent the office of Financial Aid with outreach activities. • Remain informed of new requirements; develop and establish procedures to implement new programs and policies to ensure compliance with regulations • Oversee special financial aid programs (Federal Work Study, Loans, Scholarships and Veterans Affairs) • In the Director’s absence, provide required reports, establish appropriate awarding parameters and coding and represent the office within the college community • Performs data retrieval and generates reports for managing day to day operations of the office of Financial Aid • Participate in determining Satisfactory Academic Progress • Assist in the development of new policies and procedures • Serve as the content manager for the office website and portal • Provide leadership that ensures a commitment to positive customer service • Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Business or a Liberal Arts discipline. Extensive Leadership experience in the area of Financial Aid Administration supervising employees, packaging and certifying financial aid awards, managing aid from Title IV and other agencies including MAP awards, Veterans Benefits and institutional scholarships, working with various electronic financial aid systems and preparing accurate reports for submission to federal, state and other regulatory agencies. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.