Senior Assistant Director Scholarships and Financial Aid, VTCSOM

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 21, 2021
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Full Time

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Associate Director for Client Services of University Scholarships and Financial Aid, this position conducts all aspects of the financial aid processing and counseling to the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) students. Directly participates in all phases of the institution's financial aid processes including determination of awards, individual and group counseling, Cost of Attendance development, updating policies and procedures, disseminating information to students on financial aid opportunities and financial literacy, and providing statistical reports, as required. The successful candidate must be a flexible self-starter who excels at working independently; committed to customer service and student learning; able to understand and communicate via individual counseling and group presentations financial literacy/wellness concepts, some financial planning concepts, and Federal Student Aid and Health and Human Services programs. Further, the successful candidate will be committed to the best practices and student financial assistance benchmarks of the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) and Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), while maintaining compliance with federal, state, and accrediting agency policies, guidelines, and regulations. This position is housed in the VTCSOM building in Roanoke, VA; however, it will require travel to the Blacksburg campus. As a member of the Client Services team in University Scholarships and Financial Aid this position also assists with undergraduate and other graduate financial aid advising and processing.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Business, Higher Education, or related field; customer service experience; ability to work independently or as a part of a team. Education and work experience at a level that equates to an advanced degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Business Administration, Higher Education, or a related field; experience working with Federal Student Aid and Health and Human Services aid programs; experience working as a financial planner.

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The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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Advertised: May 21, 2021
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