Title: Director of Financial Aid
Office/Department: Enrollment Services
Description: This position will provide administrative and technical leadership to the College for policy and practices in the financial aid process. This includes developing and implementing procedures and practices in the financial aid process. It will provide data analysis to assist with strategic planning, financial aid priorities and direction. Directing, planning, evaluating, and supervising all activities and operations of the financial aid. Ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies and spending rules impacting financial aid. Providing technical guidance for the College’s financial aid software and implementing the use of new technology to enhance the department’s effectiveness and efficiency in communicating with external agencies and organizations. The qualified candidate will also be responsible for creating a student friendly atmosphere and counseling current students regarding their financial aid circumstances. Interviewing and counseling current and prospective students and their families concerning budget cost of education, applications, and eligibility. Conducting parent financial aid seminars, student loan borrower’s debt seminars, and interdepartmental financial aid training seminars. This position will coordinate activities, as the College’s liaison, with the Tuition Exchange, Inc. program for inbound qualification, yearly reconciliation, membership, training, etc. and manage College Student Employment Program.
Requirements: This job requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred, and five years’ experience in financial aid, banking, accounting or related field. Must have a minimum of one-year supervisor experience. The successful candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills and possess strong organizational and computer skills. Must have the ability to interact professionally with administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the public. A strong, demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the mission and vision of Grove City College is essential.
Interested candidates should send their letter of interest, resume, names of three professional references, and salary requirements to: Mrs. Jamie N. Kimble, Associate Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.