Director of Financial Aid
Position: Director of Financial Aid
Reports to: Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration
About Moore: Moore College of Art & Design is a historically all-women's undergraduate college that has evolved to admit nonbinary and trans undergraduates, as well as co-educational continuing education and graduate students. Founded during the original industrial revolution to advance women in new fields, under principles of inclusivity and opportunity, our mission is more relevant than ever, as technology, sustainability, and diverse cultures drive and influence new and existing industries. We strive to create a community of employees and faculty that mirrors our student body and offers a range of academic perspectives in their fields. We welcome candidates who value diversity and support the inclusive culture we seek to nurture at Moore. The world needs Moore. For more information, visit moore.edu and follow us on social media @moorecollegeart.
Benefits: Moore College of Art & Design offers a time off package consisting of 41 days paid throughout the year for holidays, winter break, vacation and personal days. In addition, we provide 2 weeks of sick time and offer a great benefit package including health, dental, and a 403b plan with an immediate match and 100% vesting.
Purpose: Manages and directs the activities of the Financial Aid Office as a customer service-based operation, while ensuring that compliance with federal and state regulations is met and that the recruiting and retention efforts of the College are advanced.
· Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
· Five or more years experience in financial aid or student financial services setting, including 1 or more years in a supervisory role.
· Extensive student counseling experience and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of students and parents regarding financial aid.
· Knowledge and support of the role of financial aid in the student recruitment and retention processes.
· Knowledge of computer based financial aid packaging and reporting systems; preferably Powerfaids.
· Ability to work as part of a team and to provide a high level of customer service to students.
1. Administer financial aid programs, as appropriate, in accordance with;
a) Federal and state regulations
b) College recruitment and retention efforts.
c) Other guidelines, as required.
2. Prepare all reports related to financial aid as required by the federal and state governments, as well as other funding agencies.
3. Counsel students (both prospective and returning) and their parents about their financial aid awards and options.
4. Monitor financial aid expenditures during the academic year and projected expenditures during the award cycle and prepare reports as required or requested on such expenditures or projected expenditures.
5. Conduct all entrance and exit counseling sessions for students with loans; process all loan applications and certify all loans.
6. Propose adjustments to the financial award matrix when necessary to ensure competitive and appropriate awarding strategies; work closely with the Dean of Admissions, as needed, on this process.
7. Manage the process of electronic reporting and receiving of information with the Department of Education and the National Student Loan Data Clearinghouse.
8. Ensure that the annual application for Title IV status is prepared and submitted in a timely manner.
9. Direct the efforts of the Financial Aid Counselor in supporting the activities of the office.
10. Serve as an active participant on various College committees and task forces as assigned.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Interested candidates send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to HR@Moore.edu.