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Associate Director of Financial Aid

Company: Albertus Magnus College
Location: New Haven
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Overview The Associate Director of Financial Aid oversees systems and technology in support of all financial aid functions, aligns all financial aid systems with federal and state regulations to ensure compliance, serves as liaison between Institutional Research and other departments whose system interface with financial aid, and serves as supervisor to all counselors and other auxiliary positions. About Albertus Magnus College Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master's degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College's 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city's most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application. Essential Functions

  • Serve as back up to the Director of Financial Aid in her absence
  • Assist with all Loan and Grant Processing
  • Implement and maintain a working knowledge of PowerFAIDS systems, upgrades, and patch releases
  • Work closely with the Director of Institutional Research for completion of surveys and reports
  • Maintain current policies and procedures
  • Counsel students and families on all aspects of financial aid and assist with overflow processing
  • Troubleshoot PowerFAIDS, COD, and edConnect technical issues and system set-up
  • Serve at various campus events, financial literacy presentations, and serve on other institutional committees as assigned
  • Engage in professional development and maintain a working knowledge of all aspects of financial aid regulations and compliance concerns
  • Other duties as assigned Qualifications
    • Ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment
    • Good organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently, as well as with a team Knowledge - Skills - Abilities
      • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred
      • 3-5 years of experience working in a Financial Aid Office or relevant work experience within an Accredited Higher Education Institution
      • Technical proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
      • Knowledge of PowerFAIDS, SLATE, Navigate, Datatel Colleague System, or DHS SAVE System preferred
      • Experience originating, disbursing, and reconciling federal aid programs
      • Experience working with traditional and/or non-traditional students
      • Knowledge of Title IV systems (i.e. COD, NSLDS, CPS, etc.)
      • Experience developing and maintaining procedural manuals
      • Fluency in Spanish preferred Special Work Schedule Requirements Evening and some weekend hours required. To Apply Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references as one document electronically to hr@albertus.edu . Please reference search # in subject line. Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the College community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity and to apply. Albertus Magnus College is an Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of Albertus Magnus College to comply with applicable federal and state laws regarding equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons so as to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment against any employee, intern or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Albertus Magnus College promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity throughout the College. The College forbids all forms of illegal discrimination, harassment or retaliation. Albertus Magnus College
        700 Prospect Street
        New Haven, CT 06511

Keywords: Albertus Magnus College, New Haven , Associate Director of Financial Aid, Executive , New Haven, Connecticut

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