Assistant Director - Financial Aid Scholarships

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 10, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Director - Financial Aid Scholarships

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
The Assistant Director of Scholarships oversees and supervises the Scholarships area ensuring that all operations, processes, and deadlines are met, paperwork is completed, and the scholarship services have scheduled coverage. Supervises scholarship employees. Trains and counsels all Financial Aid and Scholarship staff on all scholarship policies and procedures. Advise students and parents regarding the scholarship process. Research information on available programs and procedures to determine eligibility and provide students and families options and alternatives for financing educational goals. Evaluate students' financial aid and scholarship requests and makes award adjustments and calculations on financial aid files. Ensure that there is a high standard of accuracy and compliance in awarding aid to each student. Oversee distribution and collection of Scholarship applications. Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures to effectively manage college wide Scholarship Programs. Oversee program compliance with all institutional, state, and federal rules and regulations Develops relationships with scholarships contacts within Utah Valley University and the public. Manage budgets, completes reconciliations, and reporting for college wide Scholarships Programs. Collaborate with the Utah Valley University Budget Office to determine annual allocations.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a directly related field and two years experience related to the Summary of Duties or a combination of education and/or experience totaling six years.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of all institutional, state, and federal rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of compiling data and preparing reports.
  • Knowledge of computerized financial aid systems, preferably Banner.
  • Knowledge of general operations of an institution of higher education
  • Strong customer skills.
  • Skills in maintaining an established work schedule, including occasional evenings and weekends for outreach programs.
  • Skills in making public presentations to large and small groups and one-on-one.
  • Effectively uses interpersonal skills and communications skills, including tact, diplomacy, understanding, compassion and valuing all contributions, while maintaining adherence to policies.
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills, with acute attention to detail, exacting accuracy, and follow-through.
  • Skills in maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials, including information from student records.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships and works in a collaborative manner.
  • Prioritizes, implements, and manages multiple projects and due dates.
  • Complies with federal and state regulations.
  • Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and Banner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
  • Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University community, and the public.
  • Ability to effectively create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to detect and correct grammatical and spelling errors in written correspondence.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to provide quality service to achieve customer satisfaction by working files quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to problem-solve difficult situations.


Preferred Qualifications:
Graduate from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management or a behavioral science or related field plus three years of experience related to the Summary of Duties or any combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling seven years.


Physical Requirements:
Work is performed in a normal office environment.


Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $46,538 - $50,001.00

Advertisement Number: STA55120
Open Date: 11/09/2020
Review Start Date: 11/15/2020
Close Date: 11/29/2020
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20585

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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