Assistant Director of Financial Aid Compliance

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Number S00283P Position Status Exempt Reporting Relationship(s) Director of Student Financial Services Supervisory Relationships Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Student Financial Services, the Assistant Director will oversee operational processes, assist in developing and updating policies and system enhancements, and provide support related to the delivery of financial aid to Elmhurst University students. The Assistant Director will ensure regulatory compliance of all federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs as well as assist with fiscal compliance efforts. The Assistant Director will work directly with the Information Services office as needed and provide direct support to the staff in Financial Aid. The Assistant Director will be responsible for regular reporting, data analysis, and training of financial aid staff regarding system changes and upgrades. This position is focused on the utilization of campus technology resources to facilitate the administration of student financial aid and ensure compliance.

Salary Grade A10 Essential Functions

• Maintains a high level of knowledge of current federal, state, and institutional financial aid regulations
• Responsible for regulatory oversight and prevention of noncompliance related to financial aid
• Assists with maintaining core financial aid processes and annual setup within Colleague
• Develops and maintains essential reporting to support financial aid processes
• Works with Director on creating, revising, and applying policies and procedures
• Assists Director with audits, surveys, and other data collection and evaluation as needed
• Reviews and updates financial aid communication content for the department
• Performs ongoing statistical analysis of financial aid programs and processes
• Addresses technical needs of the financial aid staff and provides training as needed
• Oversees and supports regular reconciliation of financial aid programs
• Works closely with Director and staff to identify risk and prioritize areas of improvement

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Minimum 1-2 years of experience in financial aid administration
• Colleague experience strongly preferred
• Informer experience preferred
• Strong communication and technical skills

Preferred Qualifications Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

Work Hours Posting Date 04/14/0021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

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Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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