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Director of Financial Aid

Employer
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Location
Texas Township Campus

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
Posting Number::

201101237P

Job Title::

Director of Financial Aid

Location::

Texas Township Campus

Full-Time/Part-Time::

Full Time

Pay Rate::

Minimum of $92,000 per year. Salary will be based upon education and relevant years of experience beyond the minimum requirements.

Position Type::

Staff

Department::

Financial Aid

Job Summary::

Are you a person who has the confidence to take the lead and make things happen in situations where decisions must be made and action initiated? Do you like to motivate others to success? If so, then KVCC may have the ideal career opportunity for you.

The Director of Financial Aid serves as the primary operations and compliance officer in all aspects of the financial aid process. This position will plan, direct and evaluate the operational, financial and personnel activities of the Financial Aid Department.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
-Recommend hire, orient, train and evaluate departmental employees.
-Monitor and coordinate staff development and training programs, and, through the supervisor and the Human Resources department, develop effective human resources practices.
-Provide administrative leadership and supervision.
-Prepare annual operating budget recommendations.
-Develop, implement and monitor assigned budgets.
-Develop, implement and administer departmental operating policies and procedures.
-Approve or delegate authority to approve the disbursement or authorization of financial aid to students.
-Advise institutional administrators on matters regarding student financial aid.
-Supervise the preparation of statistical operating and planning records and/or reports.
-Research and remain current on changing state and federal regulations pertaining to student financial aid.
-Supervise or delegate supervision of the department’s computer operations/data base requirements.
-Establish and develop working relationships with high school counselors.
-Advise potential or existing donors regarding procedures and alternatives for establishing scholarships, grants and or loan funds.

Minimum Qualifications::

Appropriate education, training, experience and talents are requirements. An example of this would be a Master’s Degree in Student Services or a related field and experience equivalent to 4 years of student personnel work including 2 years supervisory experience.

Knowledge and skill in the following is also required:

-State and Federal financial aid laws, rules and regulations.
-Institutional financial aid practices and procedures.
-Budgeting principles and practices.
-Acceptable supervisory practices.
-Institutional policies and procedures.
-Planning and coordinating a comprehensive financial aid function.
-Planning and directing the work of subordinates.
-Researching and analyzing data and reports.
-Making oral and written presentations.

Physical Demands::

None identified for this position.

Work Hours::

Core business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Posting Date:

01/12/2024

Special Instructions to Applicants::

Please apply online at jobs.kvcc.edu

This position will remain posted until filled, however, priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 25, 2024.

EEO Statement:

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.

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