Lead Financial Aid Advisor for Outreach, Training, & Communication
Position Summary: Serves as lead financial aid advisor for outreach, training, and communication efforts. Delivers and designs financial aid-related outreach events and programming in a professional manner at on- and off-campus sites, including by remote methods. Conducts training needs assessments and designs/delivers training on financial aid eligibility determinations and administration, as well as related matters/topics. Ensures offices communications are compelling and consistent across platforms and types of media, including but not limited to office website(s), brochures/flyers, presentations, emails, and other types of communication with students, families, colleagues, and the broader community. Serves as generalist/backup for processing and service areas during peak or exceptional times.
Responsibilities: Provide support for scheduling, designing, delivering, and refining financial aid-related outreach events and programming; Deliver outreach and programming content that ensures students, families, and colleagues are appropriately and sufficiently aware and informed of the types and sources of financial aid, application and reapplication processes, eligibility criteria, rights and responsibilities, pre- and post-enrollment planning, and the range of choices and decisions applicants may face; Monitor outreach and programming content for necessary modifications due to changes in legislation, regulations, policies, best practices, and/or technology; Work cooperatively and collaboratively with campus and community partners in designing and delivering outreach and programming.
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 (http://www.uga.edu/). 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.