Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid
Title: Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid
Department: Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Reports To: Vice President and Dean of Enrollment Management
Supervises: Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Internal Contacts: Admissions, Bursar, Registrar, Student Affairs & Residence Life, Advancement, Faculty, Students
External Contacts: Department of Education, HESC, Lenders/Guarantors
Status: Full-time; Exempt
Salary: $80,000 to $85,000
The Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid is the primary administrator of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs, overseeing financial aid operations, communications, and compliance. This position serves as the first point of contact regarding institutional aid and Title IV funding for prospective and current students. The Senior Associate Director works closely and collaboratively with other administrators, staff, and faculty to achieve the mission and vision of the School, leverages institutional scholarship and federal financial aid to yield and retain students, and meticulously maintains federal and state regulations that govern financial aid awarding. The Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid serves as a strategic partner to shape institutional financial aid policies, practices, and vision that support the recruitment and retention of students and the fiscal health of the School.
Financial Aid Operations and Systems
Leadership and Interdepartmental Collaboration
Reporting and Compliance
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