Position Title:Assistant Director of Financial Aid (Scholarships)
Reports To:Director, Office of Financial Aid
Purpose of Position
Oversees and manages all aspects of University Scholarship Programs. Scholarships include, but are not limited to the Presidential, Academic Excellence, Blue and Gold, Transfer, Phi Theta Kappa, Housing and Departmental Scholarships. Develops, implements, and evaluates scholarship policies and procedures. Integrates policy into operational structure. Performs long range planning and supervises staff. Responsible for administering scholarship budgets. Serves as the liaison between Athletic Department and the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
- Responsible for coordinating all aspects of the University Scholarship Programs.
- Coordinates with the Financial Services Division to determine the amount of funding to be expended for various scholarships.
- Evaluates office processes and procedures for effectiveness and efficiency.
- Monitors student athlete financial aid limits using NCAA Compliance Assistant Software.
- Publicizes and promotes scholarships.
- Reconciles scholarship accounts, monitors scholarship fund balances, and audits all scholarships awarded.
- Completes and submits all reports required for scholarship programs.
- Monitors federal, state and university regulations for scholarship programs.
- Manages staff and processes leave tracking reports.
- Serves as Chair of the University Scholarship Committee.
- Advises students and parents on the scholarship process.
Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Requires BachelorÔ??s degree and a minimum of (3-5) years of demonstrated professional experience. Demonstrated professional work experience in a Financial Aid or Scholarship Office preferred. Experience working with scholarship programs preferred. Must possess administrative and supervisory experience. Requires strong verbal and written communication skills. Requires the ability to multi-task competing priorities in a fast aced environment. Must have working knowledge of automated financial aid processing systems. Demonstrated proficiency with SunGard Banner Student Information System and NCAA Compliance Assistant software preferred. Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Strong commitment to customer service and community relations required.
Supervision of Personnel
Supervises Coordinator of Scholarships, co-supervises Administrative Secretary I, Graduate Assistant and Student Workers.