The Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships is responsible for providing seamless operations and superior service to financial aid applicants, their families, and members of the university community. As a highly visible member of the North Carolina A&T State University, the Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships establishes procedures and guidelines regarding the effective and efficient distribution of financial aid and is responsible for federal, state and institutional monitoring and compliance. In addition, this position maintains accurate knowledge of proposed and current legislation, keeps senior leadership abreast of all changes that may impact financial aid programs and student enrollment, prepares and submits all required institutional applications and reports for federal, state and local financial aid programs, and serves as a transformational leader to the financial aid and scholarship staff.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at North Carolina A&T State University provides assists students with funding to pursue their educational goals, while assuring the University's compliance with Federal, State and Institutional regulations.
Internal job number: 000140
Master's degree in a related field from an accredited institution. Five years of Financial Aid experience at a senior leadership level, demonstrating progressive responsibility for scholarship administration, federal grant, campus-based, and student loan programs; plus state, institutional, and private financial aid programs.
Five years of experience with large computerized student information systems (Banner experience preferred) and ability to apply technology to financial aid and scholarship processes and communications. Have five years of significant budget and human resource management and program responsibility.
Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills; Have success building strong working relationships throughout the university community.
Experience supervising full-time staff in a financial aid office at an institution with a significant undergraduate population. A record of compliance with institutional, state, and federal guidelines related to the administration of student financial aid.
Have experience with need analysis, financial advising, verification, satisfactory progress, packaging, program management, including audit and FISAP preparation and athletic aid monitoring and return of federal funds. Have experience developing and applying scholarship policies to support enrollment management goals. - Have experience with originating and implementing programmatic enhancements. - Have experience interpreting and implementing federal financial aid regulations. - Show an ability to coordinate institutional policies and needs with scholarship and federal requirements. - Demonstrated experience implementing technological innovations in the management of a financial aid office; - Participate in state, regional, and/or national professional organizations.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!