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Please note: All applicants must apply via PittSource, the University of Pittsburgh's on-line employment system, as we no longer accept paper or e-mailed resumes/applications. To apply for this position click the following link: http://www.pittsource.com/postings/68682
The University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill the Director of Financial Aid in the Admissions & Financial Aid department.
This position will provide leadership and direction to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid (OAFA) in support of the University’s recruitment and retention goals, and in accordance with federal and state regulations, University guidelines, and donor restrictions. The Director is ultimately responsible for the administration of undergraduate, graduate, federal, state, and institutional financial aid, including scholarship, endowments and grant budgets in excess of $300 million dollars annually. The Director is also responsible for the reconciliation of all federal and state funds disbursed by the University. S/he must possess a thorough and detailed understanding of federal and state regulations with regard to awarding and disbursement of federal and state need and non-need based financial aid. The Director plays a strategic role in the processing of all financial aid for the University of Pittsburgh.
Reporting to the Chief Enrollment Officer (CEO), the Director is a member of the senior leadership team and will participate in the development and implementation of the enrollment marketing and recruitment plan.
The responsibilities of this position require commitment to student services, an understanding of the importance of financial aid in recruitment and retention, and sensitivity to cultural issues with the ability to relate effectively and consistently with a diverse student body and external contacts.
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position:
Five years administrative and supervisory experience in a comprehensive office of financial/student aid. Experience in developing, modifying, and utilizing computer support. A thorough understanding of all areas of financial aid. Including state and federal regulations, policies and procedures. Proven history in fiscal accountability in fund management along with an ability to analyze data and make informed decisions regarding but not limited to: enrollment, retention, net revenue, tuition discounting, leveraging, projected expenditures, and pricing and cost.
Preferred: Experience at a college or university similar in size to the University of Pittsburgh; knowledge of PeopleSoft/Oracle Campus solutions. Strong and exceptional communications, organization, decision-making skills, and knowledge of admissions and financial aid procedures working with computer systems.
THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERPlease note: All applicants must apply via PittSource, the University of Pittsburgh's on-line employment system, as we no longer accept paper or e-mailed resumes/applications. To apply for this position click the following link: http://www.pittsource.com/postings/68682
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