Elizabeth City State University — Associate Director of Financial Aid

Associate Director of Financial Aid

Division: Academic Affairs

Department/Unit: Financial Aid

Section: Financial Aid (section)

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit	
The main purpose of the unit is to administer the entire private, institutional, state and federal student financial assistance programs that are offered by the university, including grants, scholarships, loans and work-study employment opportunities. The primary mission of the office is to assist students and parents in obtaining financial assistance as they pursue their educational goals and supplement the student and or family contribution. Major functions of the office include management, processing aid applications, monitoring records and procedures for compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations, providing federal and state donor and recipient reports and providing general information through a wide array of outreach services to prospective and current students and parents.

Description of Work	
The primary purpose of this position is to assist with the overall operations of the Office of Financial Aid. Primary responsibilities include monitoring for compliance consistency as it pertains to all the aid programs the Office administers especially as it relates to Banner processes. This position is also responsible for assisting with recommending new policies and procedures and changes to current policies and procedures. This position will serve as the Deputy Director in the absence of the Director of Financial Aid. Perform other duties as assigned.

Competencies/Knowledge Skills, and Abilities Required in this Position	
• Possess the ability to work in a fast paced, fluid environment that is subject to change often due to regulatory guidance from various sources.

• Possess an in-depth knowledge of software programs utilized (Ellucian Banner, COD, NSLDS, EdConnect, WinSCP), Microsoft Office Suites, and others as they arise.

• Possess the ability to work independently with limited oversight.

• Possess effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills consistent with establishing and maintaining optimal working relationships with campus constituents, external stakeholders, and federal/state agencies.

• Possess the ability to process and assign tasks and programs in compliance with applicable regulations/guidelines.

Minimum Training and Experience
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Extensive knowledge of Banner is preferred.
Position Category: Staff

Position Status: Permanent Full Time

FLSA: Exempt

Posting Number: EHRA00188P

Job Open Date: 10/28/2021

Job Close Date: 02/20/2022

Open Until Filled: No

EHRA OSHR Statement	
This position is Exempt from the State Human Resources Act.

AA/EEO Statement
Elizabeth City State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Background Check Statement	
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment	
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed. ECSU is an E-Verify participant.

To apply, visit https://jobs.ecsu.edu/postings/4312


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