Director, Financial Aid, Veterans, and Scholarship Services

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Aug 03, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Director, Financial Aid, Veterans, and Scholarship Services
Department: Financial Aid, Veterans and Scholarship Services
Palomar College


Date Opened: 08/03/2020
Close Date: 09/28/2020

Primary Function:
Responsible for performing activities related to directing, planning, administering, and coordinating the District's federal, state, and institutional financial assistance and scholarship programs including Veterans Administration (VA) Educational Benefits; authorizes financial aid packages and assures compliance with federal and state program requirements.


Salary: $9,387.54 [step 1] - $11,435.18 [step 5]. A maximum placement of step 5 is negotiable dependent upon education and experience. Administrators that possess earned doctorates from accredited institutions are awarded an annual stipend of $1,520.90.

Benefits: Full-time employees receive fully-paid benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents; life, disability, and long-term care insurance; and sick leave, vacation and paid holidays. Estimated value of these employer-paid benefits is approximately $37,841 annually. All full-time educational administrators are enrolled in CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System).


Minimum Qualifications:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

• Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible financial aid experience in a higher education setting, including two years of management responsibility.

• NOTE: For work experience, a “year” is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months. If the position requires supervisory experience, the experience must be at a professional level (i.e. evaluation and/or discipline of staff).

AND

• Education: A master’s degree in education, business administration, public administration, or a related field.

Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at www.naces.org, or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) website at http://aice-eval.org/.


Diversity Statement: Palomar College serves over 30,000 students from a variety of backgrounds and we are proud to be a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our student body is rich in its diversity. Click here to see a quick overview of our student demographics on our recent Student Fact Sheet .
Palomar College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are dedicated to empowering students to succeed and are guided by our core values; some of which are the following:
• Access to our programs and services
• Equity and the fair treatment of all in our policies and procedures
• Diversity in learning environments, philosophies, cultures, beliefs, and people
• Inclusiveness of individual and collective viewpoints in collegial decision-making processes
• Mutual respect and trust through transparency, civility, and open communications.
All positions require cultural competency which includes the sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.

To Apply: Visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/21175 for full details and required application materials.

About the District:
Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year community college that serves the greater North San Diego County region. Palomar College offers over 200 associate’s degree and certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community colleges in San Diego County in the San Diego’s Best of 2016 Readers Poll. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.

Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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