Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Law School

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About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, the Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Law School, will be for responsible for the administration of and customer service related to the Law School student population. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to monitoring student awards, packaging, processing and reporting; the administration of institutional scholarships and loan program for the Law School population. The Assistant Director will represent the University at both on and off campus events, requiring periodic evening and weekend hours.


A Bachelors Degree is required and two or more years experience in financial aid. Experience with Verification, the ability to work independently, accurately, and collaborate as appropriate. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as strong interpersonal and administrative skills. Must possess a working knowledge of PC-based word processing and spreadsheets. Strong customer service skills are a must. Familiarity with computerized financial aid systems, especially Ellucian Banner preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please send letter of application and resume to:

Sandra A. Mervius
Director of Financial Aid 
Email: [email protected]

Please indicate (Assistant Director, Law – 897206-19) in the Subject Line

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




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Posted: 2/7/2019
Application Due: 4/8/2019
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