Director of Financial Assistance

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Leadership position responsible for the effective administration of all financial aid programs and policies for CMU students.  

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct and manage student financial aid operations and programs

Maintain institutional compliance for Title IV programs

Assure proper counsel and advice to students and their families about financial aid opportunities.

Oversee the maintenance and integrity of information on the financial aid web page.

Ensure CMU programs and operations are administered in compliance with federal, state and institutional guidelines.

Hire, train, and supervise student financial services staff.

Keep abreast of financial aid trends, technologies and best practices.

Work collaboratively with appropriate University personnel to review financial processes and improvements to gain efficiencies and maximize service to students.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree-preferred

Bachelor’s Degree-Required

Supervisor experience - Required

3-5 years of financial aid or higher education administrative experience - Required

Excellent communication and organizational skills.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

General knowledge of accounting principles and methods, data processing systems and computer software.

 

OTHER INFORMATION AND ATTRIBUTES:

Typical office setting.   Occasional weekend or evenings for special student events.

 

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources.  Applications and instructions are located on the website at www.centralmethodist.edu. 

 

CMU Employees provide collegial, collaborative contributions to their areas and the University as a whole.  They should stimulate a harmonious, productive and inviting work environment that is customer service oriented.  Each must maintain a commitment to the mission and purposes of CMU.   Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.