Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships, Office of Financial Aid & Enrollment Operations

Fielding Graduate University

Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships, Office of Financial Aid & Enrollment Operations

  • Institution: Fielding Graduate University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: , CA US
  • Website: www.fielding.edu
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Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships, Office of Financial Aid & Enrollment Operations

  • Fielding Graduate University | , CA US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: July 04, 2022
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Job TitleDirector of Financial Aid & Scholarships, Office of Financial Aid & Enrollment Operations

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Executive

Salary Range -

Location , CA US

Deadline July 04, 2022

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Job Description

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Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships, Office of Financial Aid & Enrollment Operations

 

Reports to: Executive Director, Enrollment Services

Position: Regular, Full-Time

Location: Remote/Hybrid/In Office
Wage Range: DOE
FLSA Status: Exempt

 

Join our outstanding team! Enjoy 10 paid holidays and 2 weeks’ paid vacation, 1 week paid winter break, benefits beyond belief, and excellent learning opportunities!

 

Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded.

 

To apply for this position

Online Application Link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=371bf4c2-8681-458c-8b35-722b1fc8d540&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=452189&lang=en_US

 

 

 

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. We are seeking a Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships to work remotely or out of our headquarters in Santa Barbara on a full-time 37.5-hour per week basis.

 

Summary

Fielding’s director of financial aid & scholarships leads a strong team of three financial aid staff in the compliant awarding of graduate-level federal student aid, private student loans, and the university scholarships and grants award programs. The director oversees hiring and ongoing staff training, advises and executes compliant implementation of financial aid for new programs, and manages the financial aid technologies. Under the direction of the Executive Director of Enrollment Services, the financial aid director helps to inform and is responsible for the implementation of the university strategic plan as it relates to the financial aid office, including communications planning, office operations, and cross-unit collaboration for the successful recruitment, retention, and graduation of students. A successful candidate for this position will enjoy being hands-on with the staff, processes, and technology systems, as well as have strong skills in collaboration with other unit leaders.

 

Detailed Description

•   Oversees the financial aid unit, providing leadership, strategic direction, and supervision for all activities related to financial aid.

•   Provides direct supervision to the Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships, and provides indirect supervision to the Financial Aid Advisor and Financial Aid Assistant.

Acts as the chief financial aid director for available student financial aid from federal, state, local, and private foundation sources, as well as providing leadership in the development and administration of university scholarship programs.

•   Oversight of the communication plans, website, portal, and other messaging for financial aid.

•   Directs financial aid in the development and maintenance of student-centered financial aid services, including accurate and efficient advisement, consumer information, financial literacy, and awarding of federal loans, private loans, and scholarships.

•   Responsible for the development and implementation of financial aid policies and procedures in compliance with federal, state, and university regulations and policies, including procedural controls, records management, program reviews, reconciliation, and audits.

•   Manages the financial aid technologies, including the financial aid modules in Colleague and WebAdvisor Self-Service, and any other financial aid software technologies.

•   Provides advisement in university-wide compliance with federal and state regulations, including gainful employment, enrollment reporting, satisfactory academic progress, cash management, and new program additions.

•   Reporting to the Executive Director for Enrollment Services, this position is integral in the development and responsible for the implementation of the financial aid and scholarship strategic planning initiatives stemming from the institutional strategic plan.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, communication, or other related field is required. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of five years of experience in student financial aid.   Experience with management or unit leadership is required.  Experience with federal student loan administration, scholarship administration, and borrower counseling is required. User experience with database annual setup and patch testing is required, and experience with the Ellucian Colleague database system and Informer reporting software is strongly preferred.

 

BENEFITS

Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a 37.5 hour work week, 10 paid holidays and 2 weeks’ paid vacation per year, plus a 1 week paid winter break, medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending and/or Health Savings Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities.

 

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

 

Application Instructions

Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

 

 

 

Fielding Graduate University is committed to inclusive excellence and encourages diversity and inclusivity in all its enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.

 

 

 

Online Application Link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=371bf4c2-8681-458c-8b35-722b1fc8d540&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=452189&lang=en_US

 

ABOUT FIELDING GRADUATE UNIVERSITY

Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge.  Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at http://www.fielding.edu to learn more.

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