Assistant Director

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Director

Job no: 529704
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management

Department: Financial Aid
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $55,328 - $68,400
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1
Application Review Begins
July 10th 2022; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.
Department Summary
The primary mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at the University of Oregon is to help students achieve their educational goals by reducing financial barriers to attend the University of Oregon. This mission is carried out in an environment that places high priority on student-centered service as well as meeting University enrollment goals. We provide information about financial assistance and scholarships to a diverse group of students and families, determine financial aid eligibility and award program funds to applicants in accordance with all applicable policies and rules, while advocating for students regarding financial aid issues at the institutional, State, and Federal levels.
Position Summary
Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, this position is responsible for a variety of student-related and managerial functions. This position is responsible for the administration and coordination of one or more of the department's programs and counseling students and their families. In doing so, the incumbent exercises independent, professional judgment beyond proscribed policies and procedures to carry out the university's mission and policy to recruit and retain students at this university. The decisions made by the incumbent commit this office to a specific course of action, carry fiduciary responsibility and accountability for managing the financial aid program expenditures, and determine whether or not a student receives financial assistance to attend or continue attending the university. This position is part of a team that designs and implements unit policy. This position requires the ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Counseling and computer-based duties require the incumbent to be on-site during public business hours: 8-5 Monday-Friday. Additional hours may be needed to accommodate fluctuating workload, office or university outreach, or for attendance at training, workshops and conferences.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of skills, experience and education.
  • Three years of progressively responsible student service experience at a college or university that includes experience in student financial aid, student affairs, counseling, or related fields.
  • The selected candidate must not be in default on Title IV loans and must provide academic transcripts.
    Professional Competencies
  • Effective communication skills, and experience in and a commitment to quality customer service.
  • Able to operate independently, using professional judgment and take initiative to anticipate
    problems and resolve issues in an accurate and timely manner.
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree
  • Work experience in higher education and student financial aid.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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