Assistant Director - Financial Aid

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is hiring an Assistant Director of Financial Aid. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

The position provides regulatory oversight for the day-to-day operations of the campus Financial Aid Office. The office administers over $30 million annually in federal, state, and institutional assistance to a student population of approximately 3,000. Provides direct support to a staff comprised of three counselors. Also, the position is responsible for providing counseling services to all students enrolled in the graduate program(s) at the Prescott Campus.

  • General Financial Aid Counseling/Processing of Federal Loans

  • Assisting in the Daily operation of the office

  • Running reports and managing payment processing

  • Scholarships – Internal/External and state Grant Programs

  • Other duties as assigned

ERAU benefits include:

  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions

  • Two BC/BS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account

  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children

  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail room and enjoy observation flights

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • Three to five years of work related experience

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