Associate Director of Financial Aid - Compliance Officer

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Associate Director of Financial Aid - Compliance Officer

Job no: 493736
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Professional


  • Assures regulatory compliance pertaining to federal and state student aid programs through provision of thorough and timely training and development and implementation of appropriate processes and procedures.
  • Coordinates training of Office of Financial Aid staff and other relevant colleagues through workshops and webinars on federal and state financial aid requirements.
  • Partners with Director, to coordinate new employee onboarding and maintain the Office of Financial Aid policy and procedure manual that has policies related to Satisfactory Academic Progress, Professional Judgement and Verification standards.
  • Develops and maintains financial aid compliance training manual for the office
  • Maintains financial aid policy and procedure manual for the administration of the federal Title IV and State programs.
  • Works with financial aid staff to ensure accurate documentation of policies and procedures for the administration of the federal Title IV and State programs.
  • Remains current on all federal and institutional regulations, including but not limited to monitoring notices of proposed rulemaking for financial aid.
  • Reviews and interprets rules impacting Rowan University and prepares responses where appropriate.
  • Ensures compliance with NCAA applicable Division regulations.
  • Liaises with Rowan University financial aid community to ensure financial aid compliance is executed effectively across the university.
  • Establishes standards and implements procedures to monitor and identify noncompliance with applicable rules and regulations, conducting regular quality assurance reviews and reporting appropriate corrective actions to the Director.
  • Coordinates audit activities with auditors and executes audit plan.
  • Monitors Rowan University websites, publications, and other communications for compliance with Rowan University policies and procedures.
  • The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Requirements:

    Master's degree required. A minimum of ten years of professional financial aid experience. Prior training experience. Intermediate Microsoft excel experience. Preferred experience with Banner and reporting software.

    Advertised: May 24 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Jun 7 2019 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time




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    Posted: 5/25/2019
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