Director Of Financial Aid
Company: institute of technology
Posted on: November 27, 2019
Job Title: Director of Financial Aid Reports To: Campus President
FLSA: Exempt DEFINITION The Director of Financial Aid is
responsible for administering the financial aid programs in
accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations; and performs
related work as required. SAMPLES OF DUTIES The information listed
below is meant to serve as samples of job duties and
responsibilities for positions in this classification. This list is
neither inclusive nor exclusive, but indicative of several types of
duties performed. Consequently, this information does not reflect
Essential Functions for any given position in this classification.
Under general supervision of the Campus President, the Incumbent is
responsible for the following duties and responsibilities: Oversee
the accurate and complete Financial Aid packaging of all eligible
students. Ensure necessary packaging documentation is obtained,
including ,but not limited to verification documentation valid
ISIRS clearing all "C" - codes immediately upon receipt of the ISIR
loan documents and loan reference sheets Establish and maintain an
audit ready file including, but not limited to: All financial aid
paperwork including satisfactory progress documentation
Documentation of check receipt Entrance and Exit interviews Utilize
document tracking in Transcripts to identify any missing items in
files including documentation of satisfactory academic progress.
Review living expense applications and federal work study paperwork
for assigned students to ensure accuracy and compliance with
Department of Education standards. Assist with overflow of
packaging appointments, returning file to the appropriate party.
Oversee the distribution of voter registration information and
consumer information brochures. Manage Campus Based Programs (SEOG
& FWS) and Veterans Programs. Manage, coach and provide timely
performance reviews of Financial Aid Staff. Review and approve all
professional judgments and dependency overrides for students.
Review A/R ledgers to ensure students have a zero balance prior to
graduation. Process necessary paperwork for withdrawn and
graduating students to ensure compliance with institution, federal
and state guidelines. Ensure R2T4 are processed within (45) days
from DOD. Participate in meetings with the College President to
review document tracking issues and outstanding cash. Participate
in communication meetings, in-service sessions, student
orientation, graduation, and other school events as required by the
school. Abide by the policies and procedures as outlined in the
standards. Interact with all outside agencies. Other miscellaneous
duties and reports as required by the Campus President. KNOWLEDGE,
SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Motivating, developing, and directing the
Financial Aid team as they work, identifying the best people for
the job. Skilled in diplomatic conflict and problem resolution.
Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite applications. Communicating
effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the
audience. Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related
documents. Giving full attention to what other people are saying,
taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions
as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Using
logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of
alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions,
operations, and the environment will affect outcomes. Adjusting
actions in relation to others' actions. Being aware of others'
reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Read and
understand information and ideas presented in writing. Listen to
and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words
and sentences. Communicate information and ideas so others will
understand. Apply general rules to specific problems to produce
answers that make sense. Tell when something is wrong or is likely
to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only
recognizing there is a problem. Combine pieces of information to
form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship
among seemingly unrelated events). Shift back and forth between two
or more activities or sources of information (such as speech,
sounds, touch, or other sources). Concentrate on a task over a
period of time without being distracted. Commitment to excellence,
integrity and professionalism in a student-centric environment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS This position requires a minimum of 5 years'
Financial Aid experience with increasing responsibility; or any
relevant combination of experience and education as determined by
the Campus President. The Financial Aid Director must attend a
State approved financial aid workshop and receive certification. A
Bachelor's degree in Business, Organizational Management, Human
Resources or closely related field is preferred. OTHER A valid
California Class "C" - Driver's License may be required. WORKING
CONDITIONS Work inside protected from the weather. Work under
pressure of constant deadlines with frequent interruptions. Work
effectively in a demanding environment. Work collaboratively in a
team environment. Work with sensitive and confidential information.
Noise exposure under 65 decibels, roughly that of a normal
conversation or a ringing telephone. Scheduling changes based on
business needs. May be required to travel to locations other than
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