Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > Career Content > Post Content

Azusa Pacific University invites applicants for the opening: Director - Undergraduate Financial Aid (1035 hits)

The Director manages the financial aid and loan processes for the traditional undergraduate student population. This includes administrative and technical processing of Federal, State, outside and University financial aid awards and loans. Plans and administers the financial aid process to assist students in obtaining financial aid, scholarships and loans to help pay for their education. Works closely with Associate and Assistant Director of Financial Aid and the aid and loan officers to insure that all Federal and State regulations are adhered to in the UG office. Manages the NCAA compliance process for the University and institutional aid leveraging model.

Required Education
* Bachelorís degree required. Masterís preferred.

Required Experience
* Five - eight years financial aid and loans experience a must.

Primary Duties/Essential Functions
* Leads and directs the efforts of the Undergrad financial aid and loan staff to accomplish the financial aid/loan distribution, workload in a timely manner.
* Oversees the awarding, revising, editing and auditing programs to insure that Federal, State, Institutional, and outside aid regulations/policies are maintained. Prepares the financial aid department for the annual audit and program reviews.
* Oversees the Undergrad financial aid process, including dissemination of information, applications, needs-analysis, awarding, document scanning and tracking, and completion of aid packages, loan disbursement transferring funds, and training/staff development.
* Manages the Undergrad Scholarship budget.
* Manages the institutional aid leveraging model and recommends changes to meet the enrollment goals. Evaluates weekly reports to monitor the discount rate.
* Develops operational guidelines, procedures and timelines for the Undergrad financial aid staff and implements ideas, solutions and improvements as needed. Monitors accuracy of the financial aid staff, making work assignments and providing training as needed.
* Maintains direct responsibility for the financial award processing for Undergrad students. Works closely with the Undergrad financial aid staff in developing needs analysis policies and procedures. Resolves complicated needs-analysis situations.
* Manages the withdrawal and leaves of absence process. Works with the Associate Director of Financial Aid, Assistant Director of Financial Aid and the Financial Aid Officers to coordinate these activities.
* As a part of the Undergrad Enrollment leadership team, collaborates and sets objectives and goals for financial aid and loans; seeking to improve current processes to effectively serve students in making their educational goals a financial reality. Meets with the Leadership team to strategize and resolve problems that arise within the Department.
* Keeps current on all financial aid regulations and policies by subscribing to list servs, reading all material that is distributed, networking with financial aid professionals, and attending workshops/ seminars (CASFAA, NASFAA, WASFAA, CSAC, DOE, HESUA, USA Funds/Sallie Mae.).
* Keeps office compliant with Federal and State regulations and the Lender Code of Conduct.
* Coordinates with leadership team to improve current processes to effectively serve students and to provide good customer service within Financial Aid and Loans.
* Meets with students/parents to discuss specific financial aid concerns.
* Participates in various committees and other team meetings as assigned by the Associate Vice President.
* Monitors funding for the state Cal Grant program, Federal Work Study and Federal Pell Grant program.
* Monitors the federal Campus-Based Programs (Perkins, FSEOG, Federal Work Study) throughout the academic year, and completes the annual FISAP report.

Skills
* Ability to understand complex regulations for the State and Federal Governments.
* Adaptability and the ability to come up with solutions to complex problems on short notice a must.
* Working knowledge of integrated management information systems, Web Design and Microsoft Office software.
* Demonstrated success in working with a team and developing policies and procedures.
* Strong understanding of implementing new strategies and procedures.
* Ability to supervise, develop, and evaluate staff, and to foster a cooperative work environment.

Azusa Pacific University is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.



Click this link to view and apply for this job!
Posted By: Elly Moss
Wednesday, June 19th 2019 at 11:47AM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
COLLEGE FRESHMAN ADVICE 2019 | Bowie State University | HBCU Tips ‼️
Random Photo Upload On Fri Jul 19th, 2019 at 1:09AM
Nelson Mandela Day: Why he is so important
Oprah Winfrey visits Maui Humane Society following wildfire
2019 Audubon Convention: Audubon For Everyone
Best books of 2019, so far
How to Play Chess for Beginners: Rules and Basic Strategy
The Great Grandmother of HBCUConnect!
Forward This Career Article Entry!
Career Content Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
elly moss has logged 64881 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 52353 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Member Activity
bonnie bailey just edited her profile. 03:10PM
bonnie bailey just became a new member. 03:05PM
les martin just became a new member. 06:21PM
victoria sedwick just edited her profile. 03:03PM
victoria sedwick just became a new member. 02:55PM
destiny foreman just edited her profile. 08:22AM
ramatu abdul hamid just became a new member. 10:44AM
taylor moore just became a new member. 12:45AM
jordan bryant just edited her profile. 08:47PM
jordan bryant just became a new member. 08:39PM
jeffrey coleman just became a new member. 01:31PM
janessha strong just posted a photos entitled 'janessha'. 03:01PM
>> more | invite friends