Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Albright College, a liberal arts college in Reading, PA, is seeking an Assistant Financial Aid Director in the operations of the Financial Aid Office. This person will provide professional service to students to promote their understanding and access to financial aid opportunities. This position serves as the College’s Veterans Administration certifying official, State Grant official and coordinator of the School of Professional Studies and Graduate aid programs.
Essential Job Functions:
1.Manage Pennsylvania State Grants, Other State Grants, and PA Special Programs, including state grant roster management and roster reconciliation.
2.Manage the federal verification of FAFSA/ISIR data, and packaging of the SPS and Graduate Programs.
3.Manage the processing of aid for the Study Abroad Programs
4.VA certifying official
5.Counsels students and families regarding the financial aid application process, aid eligibility, and financial aid award letter specifics.
6.Communicates and corresponds with families in response to email and telephone requests for information regarding financial aid and enrollment.
7.Manage the updates to the Net Price Calculator
8.Provides effective presentations to on and off campus audiences.
9.Assist with audit preparation and resolutions.
10.Assist with monthly fund reconciliations as needed.
11.Others duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid
Physical Demands: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; and is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level
1.COMMUNICATION a.Well-developed written and verbal communication skills. 2.SKILLS a.Ability to work across college departmental/divisional lines. b.Working knowledge of aid management systems - PowerFAIDS preferred. c.Working knowledge of admission CRM systems - SLATE preferred. d.Working knowledge of PHEAA State Grant system e.Well-developed financial aid problem solving skill set f.Working knowledge of admission recruiting in a tuition-driven enrollment environment. g.Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced office environment 3.EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE a.At least three to five years of related experience in a college or university financial aid office b.Working knowledge of all Title IV and state aid program regulations. c.Experience in financial aid counseling and enrollment management strategic planning. 4.EDUCATION a.Bachelor’s degree required
Review of applications for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an application by clicking https://usr57.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/albrightcollege/Site/ALBRIGHTEXTERNALSTAFF/Posting/View/317 Cover letter, a minimum of two professional references and any other supporting application materials can be uploaded in one document along with the resume. Optional documents may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org and can include: proof of education/certification, licenses, and letters of recommendation. Albright offers a competitive benefits package, which includes tuition remission.
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