Associate Director of Financial Aid of Compliance

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Posting DetailsPosting Number: 0601248 Position Category: Asso/Asst Director Div/Dept AD Job Title: Associate Director of Financial Aid of Compliance Position Code: 00310X Position Type: Staff Department: Financial Aid Nature of Work: The Associate Director of Financial Aid is responsible for collaborating with stakeholders to effectively review, evaluate, update and audit all aspects of the Federal Student Aid program as well as other practices related to Financial Aid and Albany State University policy. Identify and monitor essential metrics, reports, and key indicators that align with trainings and feedback to maintain compliance with federal guidelines and are consistent with best practice in the industry. Serve as policy expe1t, training facilitator and communications liaison throughout the University with regards to Financial Aid, and Title IV regulations. This role will facilitate, support, and provide guidance in ensuring compliance to policies, and practice. Training and Experience: MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:
*Bachelors Degree from Accredited University
*7 years of progressive Financial Aid Experience

Knowledge of:
Leadership/Management principles;
*Accounting and financial management principles; Financial aid and grant principles and practices; Strategy development principles and procedures;
*Applicable federal, state, institutional and local laws, rules, and regulations; University System of Georgia policies and procedures;
Banner financial aid module;
*Program development and administration principles and practices; Project management principles;
*Assigned department operations and functions; Customer service principles;
*Public relations principles.
*Strong knowledge of Title IV administration, policy and procedures.

Skill in:
Monitoring and evaluating employees; Prioritizing and assigning work; Providing leadership;
Effectively supervising the productivity and efficiency of employees; Using computers and related software applications;
Managing multiple priorities simultaneously; Analyzing and developing policies and procedures;
Ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations; Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and implementing recommendations in support of goals;
Conflict Resolution
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Abliity to:
Support a pluralistic and diverse workplace/educational environment; Work independently and manage multiple tasks within deadlines; Demonstrate proficiency in database and spreadsheet development;
Work in fast paced environment while paying close attention to detail, to prioritize work load to maintain high level of customer service both inside and outside the University and stay current on all federal, state and NCAA Division I regulations are crucial;

Maintain confidentiality regarding student and institutional files;

Build relationships and collaborate effectively with various stakeholders inside and outside the institution. Testing Requirements:Illustrative Examples of Work: * Research answers for regulatory (federal and state) questions and provide guidance to the appropriate staff
* Assist with the administration of all federal aid programs, including staying abreast of current, state, and institutional regulations and policies
* Assist with the oversight of annual federal and state audits to ensure compliance in all areas
* Utilize the Handbook and other resources to provide guidance on student eligibility requirements
* Monitors regulatory and administrative requirements for Title IV federal student aid programs, identifies regulatory changes and systematic problems, may survey other colleges for responses, and briefs the Director of recently adopted regulations with respect to Title IV aid and state aid programs along with proposed solutions including plans, recommendations, and timetables for effectively implementing changes appropriately both for compliance and administrative effectiveness
* Creates, coordinates, and publishes an internal policies and procedures manual for each area and specific function within the Office of Financial Aid and updates/communicates changes to assure compliance with regulatory and administrative requirements for Title IV federal student aid programs
* Works with the Director to ensure Banner system is configures in a manner that is compliant with federal, state, and institutional regulations
* Develops and ensures federal and state compliant content for financial aid websites and assists in the coordination of the relevancy, usefulness, and accuracy of information on other websites related to the Office of Financial Aid, and ensures overall compliance with federal consumer protection and disclosure requirements
* Responsible for overall day to day operations of the office
* Perform random quality assurance testing on processed financial aid files
* Performs other related duties as assigned Posting Date: 03-17-2021 Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)FTE: 1 Special Instructions to Applicants:Funding Source: General Operating (State) Number of Openings: 1 If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: State Funds Fringe Benefits:Salary: $45,000 to $60,000 Physical Demands The work is typically performed in an office while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement:

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 2400 Gillionville Road, Suite K-111, Albany, Georgia 31707, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442. Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229.500-2026. EEO/AA employer. Optional Applicant Documents:Required Applicant Documents: Resume
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Posted: 3/18/2021
Application Due: 6/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time