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Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Athletic Grant-In-Aid

Employer
Appalachian State University
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Athletic Grant-In-Aid Position Number 096371 Department Office of Student Financial Aid & University Scholarships - 240500 Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree is required from an accredited college or university. Strong customer service skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills, are a must. License/Certification Required Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The primary purpose of the Office of Student Financial Aid is to assist students and families in securing the financial resources necessary to attend college. The major activities of this unit include assisting students in completing required applications and meeting eligibility guidelines for various financial aid programs, evaluating all requests for eligibility, and administering all scholarships, grants, loans, and student work programs that are available to Appalachian students.

The Assistant Director of FA and Athletic Aid focuses on Student-Athlete needs.
This includes program administration for Athletic Grant-In-Aid. This staff member will have the responsibility of financial aid in coordination with the Athletics Compliance Office. They will be supported by the Sr. Associate Director of Financial Aid (or other appropriate staff).

While working with the Athletic office and coaching staff to ensure compliance with NCAA, Sun Belt (or applicable conference), federal student aid, state aid, and institutional regulations:
  • The incumbent will provide and maintain records and controls in conjunction with Athletic Compliance to ensure the appropriate aid levels are applied to each student-athlete.
  • The candidate will support the office in counseling students, parents, and other University partners regarding federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid eligibility;
  • Provide policy and procedure updates relative to programs and maintain appropriate documentation for tasks.
  • This position determines eligibility for and awards financial aid to students in accordance with federal, state, institutional, and private guidelines, policies, rules, and regulations; other administrative functions relating to awarding, certifying, and establishing eligibility for various federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs.
  • In carrying out the duties of this position, public speaking is often required in a variety of capacities.
  • This position will be required to attend night and weekend events as needed to support students.
  • This position may involve the supervision of temporary student employees.
The Division of Enrollment Management is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse University community that is inclusive of all individuals and groups. Successful candidates will demonstrate leadership and innovation in advancing diversity and dedication to recruiting and serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities, and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive, and understanding ways. Suggested Salary Range $40,000 to $45,000 Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of professional position within university office area. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter
Resume
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a List of References with Contact Information AA/EEO Statement
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056 Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community. Quick Link https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/34739 Posting Number 201500978P
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