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Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Number: S00833P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 50 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Non Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Student Success, Opportunity&Engage
Department: Student Success
Unit: Student Financial Assistance-Admin
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Elizabeth Ballou
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
The Director of Student Financial Assistance performs a variety of duties related to the planning, organization, and direction of financial aid and other programs for the university. The employee will also supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.

Minimum Education:
BS/BA in business administration, management, or accounting or a four-year degree in a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum Experience:
5 years of experience in higher education with emphasis in areas of: financial aid, admissions, academic advising, etc. Proven leadership in developing and implementing institutional policies. Knowledge and experience with financial software systems. Ability to analyze and direct budget preparation.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:

Job Functions:
Provide leadership and direction for the Financial Aid Office. Establishes and manages the financial aid budget; and authorizes disbursement of funds. Manages total awards and expenditures, including the development and implementation of appropriate merit
Reviews and interprets Federal, State and NCAA regulations to ensure that all financial management guidelines are met for student eligibility and enrollment. Disseminates Federal, State and NCAA regulation information to departmental staff.
Counsels, advises, and assist students and families on financial aid options by providing information regarding student aid availability and other procedural financial aid issues.
Collaborates and consults with members of the enrollment management team and other campus units in order to meet the enrollment and academic goals of the campus.
Supports the office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned.

Posting Number: S00833P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 07/07/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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