Director Financial Aid 8/26/2016
Santa Fe University of Art and Design
Santa Fe, NM
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This position reports to the ExecutiveDirector, Student Affairs and Operations and manages the Office of Financial Aid, Veterans Certifications, and Title IXcompliance officer.
Essential Job Functions:
Manages and supervise a professional staff and work-study students;
Develops and monitors the personnel needs, time and attendance, and training;
Oversees all administrative functions of the Financial Aid office bysupervising, providing ongoing professional development opportunities andevaluating all staff;
Manages and supervises all financial aid processes for awarding Federal TitleIV aid, institutional and outside scholarships and packaging same;
Develops student cost of attendance as prescribed by federal regulations;
Monitors federal work-study expenditures;
Monitors satisfactory academic progress for students;
Reconcile federal Title IV programs and institutional scholarships;
Interprets and applies federal laws and regulations; university policies; andstate regulations relating to delivery of student financial aid;
Calculates the Return of Title IV funds;
Ensures that the University has exception-free financial aid audits andprogram reviews by keeping abreast of and implementing all federal and statelaws and regulations that pertain to the programs administered by the FinancialAid Office.
Maintains University s financial aid data to assure timely and accuratesubmission of required federal, state and local reports;
Develops and directs financial aid strategies within the framework ofinstitutional, federal and state regulations that are consistent withenrollment management, objectives of the university by administering financialaid that supports student recruitment and retention;
Utilizes the financial aid system to the extent possible e.g. generatingreports
Ensure that the financial aid system is used effectively and that processesand product enhancements are developed;
Contributes to student satisfaction through delivery of quality customer servicein all aspects of the administration of financial aid;
Ensures that students are informed about their eligibility for financial aidby developing and directing a system for collecting and evaluatingapplications, for the timely and effective awarding of all types of financialaid.
Maintains confidentiality of information exposed to in the course of businessregarding students, supervisors and or other employees;
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other departments for thegood of the institution;
Other Duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
* Bachelors required
* At least five to seven years of experience working in a progressive financial aid office
* Experience supervising a professional staff
* Knowledge of PowerFAIDS and Banner a plus
Laureate Education, Inc. and its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. EOE.