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Associate Director

Company: Barnard
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a current Barnard College employee, please use the internal career site to apply for this position.Job:Associate DirectorJob Summary:Under the direction of the Executive Director of Financial Aid, the Associate Director implements best practices and processes to provide essential financial aid and student support services to prospective and current Barnard students. The Associate Director assists in the administration and management of the Office of Financial Aid; provides direct operational support to the Director; ensures that all financial aid functions are being performed efficiently, effectively and following all State and Federal guidelines; and performs related work as required. He/she will provide supervision of major project areas as determined by the Executive Director, and will take a leadership role in staff training, supervision, and professional development.Job Description:Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Administer federal, state and institutional financial aid programs, follow policies and procedures
  • Perform need analysis with an understanding of the principles of federal methodology including : Evaluating and calculating awards with a thorough knowledge of and adherence to Barnard's own policies and procedures; Using professional judgment when appropriate; Awarding institutional and federal grants, loans and jobs; Estimating federal state and outside need-based grants and loans
  • Assist with projects such as processing return of Title IV calculations, exit interviews, study abroad packaging, NY State TAP awards, and processing of student loans. -
  • Provide counsel to students and parents regarding Barnard financial aid policies, procedures and awarding guidelines and effectively communicate federal and state program eligibility. Maintain strict confidentiality of all personal and financial information given to the Office of Financial Aid
  • Assist students and parents in understanding financing options available through the Federal Direct lending Program including Stafford and PLUS Loans. Determine eligibility for these programs and process appropriate paperwork
  • Review student records to ensure compliance with federal and state standards regarding satisfactory academic progress and grade point average requirements -
  • Participate and represent the College at local, state and national conferences and attend selected meetings. Represent the Financial Aid Office on panels at Admissions Open House events, orientation and other on/off-campus events. Work closely with Admissions to provide information to staff, high school guidance counselors, prospective students and their parents
  • -Other related duties as assigned Skills, Qualifications & Requirements: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work effectively with students and parents
    • Excellent communication and writing skills
    • In-depth knowledge of federal and state financial aid programs and their requirements
    • Sensitivity to student needs and development
    • Proficiency in Slate a plus Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years' experience in financial aidPreferred Qualifications:
        • Knowledge of PowerFAIDSSalary Range: $69,000-$74,000The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the College's good faith and reasonable estimate -of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.Company:Barnard CollegeTime Type:Full time Barnard is an intellectually stimulating, diverse college community of approximately 800 full- and part-time faculty and staff dedicated to providing an extraordinary educational environment for our 2,600 students.Whether you are a current or potential Barnard employee, the Office of Human Resources is here to provide you with clear and accurate information and the best possible service. We hope that you find the site useful and will feel free to email any of the HR staff directly with questions or suggestions. We look forward to working with you.

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