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Associate Director of Financial Aid

Columbus State University

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Associate Director of Financial Aid

Job ID: 243423
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Columbus State University has an opening for an Associate Director of Financial Aid. This position will report to the Director of Financial Aid under the Division of Enrollment Services. The Associate Director is responsible for monitoring all regulatory and administrative requirements for federal and state aid programs to ensure compliance; training staff to include the creation and maintenance of policies and procedures manual; overseeing federal and state audits; developing and implementing outreach programs and materials; overseeing scholarship program centralization; and serving as a member of the leadership team.

Significant responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Monitor all regulatory and administrative requirements for federal and state aid programs and identify regulatory changes and potential issues
  • Train Financial Aid and Enrollment Services Center staff on all aspects of financial aid
  • Complete weekly reports to ensure proper compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Assist with all aspects of awarding process
  • Develop and implement outreach programs and materials
  • Make presentations on and off campus related to all aspects of financial aid
  • Perform random quality assurance testing
  • Oversee federal and state audits (when audits occur)
  • Ensure Banner operations are compliant with federal, state, and institutional regulations
  • Ensure website is compliant with federal, state, and institutional regulations
  • Create, update, and share internal policies and procedures manual
  • Oversee scholarship program centralization
  • Serve on university-wide committees as appropriate
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible financial aid experience; and/or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. The successful candidate must possess extensive knowledge of information, practices, and procedures in financial aid to include federal and state regulations; experience in Title IV and State awarding procedures; knowledge and experience in the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), the Common Origination and Disbursement Database (COD), and FAA Access; experience with Campus Logic; experience and knowledge of Ellucian Banner 9 financial aid functions; strong public speaking skills for financial aid presentations to faculty, staff, students, and parents; and experience with state databases such as surfer.

Preferred Qualifications
A Master's Degree is preferred.

Proposed Salary
The annualized salary range for this position is $54,814 - $60,904 and includes full benefits.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts

Contact Information
If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920 or e-mail to [email protected].

Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a sense of belongingness for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Special Applicant Instructions
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University's online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration.

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Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of over 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. It maintains two campuses: its original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus, and its RiverPark campus, nestled in the city’s historic downtown overlooking the Chattahoochee River. Columbus, Georgia, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community, which is an asset to the university’s recruitment and retention success. With an annual economic impact exceeding $247 million, CSU is a top-10 employer in a community of 350,000 residents that is also home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. Learn more about the area and its diverse business, recreational and social amenities at

The university’s 14 men’s and women’s NCAA Division II sports teams compete in the Peach Belt Conference, which adds to CSU’s vibrant campus life experience. The university serves the greater Columbus region through its abundant art, music and theatre offerings, as well as its nationally recognized outreach programs that span topics ranging from art and science appreciation to leadership development.

Guiding the university is its current seven-year strategic plan ( and the core values that undergird it and all that Columbus State is. CSU’s commitment to fostering greater inclusion and diversity, found among its core values, includes a focus on attaining “a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population.” This commitment is woven through the university’s student and employee recruitment, retention and mentoring programs.
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