ATSU - Assistant Director Student Financial Aid-Enrollment Services

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking an Assistant Director Student Financial Aid-Enrollment Services on the Kirksville, Missouri, campus. This position reports to the Director of Student Financial Aid - Enrollment Services and provides support to enrollment services by assisting the Director of Student Financial Aid with ensuring ATSU compliance for Title IV.

Major Job Duties

  • Participate as an auditor of the Enrollment Services – Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) committee and assist the Director Student Financial Aid with management of the SAP process.
  • Be responsible for Direct Loan reconciliation, aid transfer, and returns to lender.
  • Manage day-to-day operations carried out by coordinators surrounding the financial aid awarding process which requires an individual who is highly detail oriented.
  • Work with the Director Student Financial Aid to interpret federal financial aid policies, regulatory changes, and processes.
  • Manage process for students selected for verification.
  • Manage Federal Work-Study program and coordinate with Human Resources/Payroll.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee the daily transmissions of files to and from the Federal Department of Education (receipt of ISIRs,
    origination of loans, and disbursement of Title IV funds).
  • Provide support for University data requests and data analysis.
  • Assist with hiring, training, and evaluating employees.
  • Limited travel to professional conferences and ATSU campuses.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Masters degree preferred
  • Knowledge of ATSU and academic programs and higher education administration required
  • Supervision and team development experience preferred
  • Experience with project management
  • Title IV administration preferred

Skills

  • Skilled in making oral and written presentation through various medias to provide information, instructions, and explain subjects of interest.
  • Strong analytical skills to research and analyze service offerings and make improvement recommendations with focus on quality and take pride in everything you deliver as a reflection of yourself.
  • You must have a growth mindset and be very comfortable giving and taking direct feedback and constructive criticism.
  • You must be an exceptional performer in high-pressure situations.

Characteristics

  • Adaptable
  • Strong service ethic
  • Able to communicate policies effectively and professionally using your own voice
  • Able to identify available resources for implementing new or improving existing processes while juggling multiple
    projects
  • Able to build strong relationships and take ownership and responsibility for the work you do