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Director of Financial Aid

Employer
Seton Hill University
Location
15601, Greensburg
Salary
Salary is based on experience.
Date posted
Jun 17, 2024

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

Seton Hill University seeks highly motivated candidates for the position of Director of Financial Aid.  This position reports directly to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and is responsible for the supervision and management of the financial aid office.   Duties will include:

  • Manages financial aid operations, including the implementation of all federal and state programs, policies, services and regulations. This requires the director to maintain a working knowledge of all current and pending federal and state regulations.
  • Manages the internal operating policies and creates, organizes and manages the processes for awarding financial aid to students.
  • Coordinates all financial aid student advising; the dissemination of pertinent information to the campus community.
  • Coordinates the processing of financial aid applications, the collection of all required documents and data, the determination of awards, and the disbursement of awards. Supervises appropriate case review and record maintenance.
  • Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates all assigned Financial Aid personnel.
  • Assists students with resolving financial aid difficulties. Responsible for financial aid appeals and professional judgment issues, e.g., income adjustments and dependency overrides.
  • Collaborates with Enrollment management and other departments in the planning, developing and coordinating of enrollment and retention programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Enrollment Management

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in and knowledge of higher education financial aid, financial aid software (preferably PowerFAIDS), have a demonstrated commitment to student success and customer service, and a Bachelor’s degree. 

Competitive salary & benefits.

Chartered in 1918, Seton Hill University is a leading Catholic coeducational liberal arts university founded by the Sisters of Charity and embracing students of all faiths. Located in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands (yet only 35 miles from Pittsburgh), Seton Hill educates its more than 2000 students to “think and act critically, creatively and ethically as productive members of society committed to transforming the world.

The position is open until filled with the Search Committee reviewing no fewer than five (5) working days from posting. Interested and qualified individuals should submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to: dwright@setonhill.edu. 

Diversity is a core value at Seton Hill University. We are passionate about building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. We actively seek to recruit applicants who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds.

 

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