This Assistant Director position is a member of the management team comprised of the Director, Deputy Director, three Associate Directors, two Senior Assistant Directors, and seven Assistant Directors who work as a collaborative group responsible for development and implementation of policies and procedures to meet University wide goals. This position is responsible for managing and processing a portion of the total number of need-based financial aid applications received by the Office of Student Financial Services.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:
Evaluates aid applications for prospective and returning undergraduate as well as full and part-time graduate student populations to determine aid eligibility using federal and institutional methodologies, exercising professional judgment when necessary
Daily contact with students and families via phone, email and in-person
Prepare and present financial aid sessions/workshops to high schools and other organizations upon request
Assist with the development and implementation of financial aid policies and procedures
Assist with reconciliation of scheduled reports to ensure timely delivery of financial aid to students and compliance with Federal Title IV regulations
Comprehensive knowledge of Federal verification and Return to Title IV
Frequent communication with campus administrative departments (Admissions, Registrar, Student Accounts, and Student Employment) and academic departments
Additional assigned responsibilities for other programs as needed.
The Assistant Director position has direct authority to make financial aid commitments to the student population on behalf of the University.
*3 positions available*
Bachelor's Degree and one year related experience is required. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Special skills and knowledge:
Exceptional written and oral communication skill
Strong, student-based counseling proficiency
Good eye for detail
Robust organizational skills
Comprehensive understanding of Federal Title IV regulations and Federal Title IV financial aid processing systems (COD, NSLDS, etc)
Strong work ethic
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products.
Experience with CSS PROFILE, IDOC, and PowerFAIDS preferred.
A Master's Degree and three years of relevant financial aid/Title IV experience is preferred.
Experience in a highly selective college or university setting that practices some form of institutional methodology is preferred.
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