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Director, College Financial Aid
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Palm Beach State College seeks a College Director of Financial Aid with a proven track record of leading financial aid programs. Reporting to the Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management, the Director will provide leadership and oversight to the Student Financial Aid Department for a multi-campus institution, with 4 campus financial aid offices serving over 51,000 students. The candidate must be able to administer federal, state and institutional aid programs in compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and industry standards. Must be able to develop and implement departmental policies and collaborate with other departments to formulate appropriate internal controls and procedures. The position is accountable for effectively advising senior management of legislative changes that may impact financial aid programs and student enrollment. Will be responsible for the preparation and submission of required institutional applications and reports for federal, state, and local financial aid programs. Responsibilities also include the monitoring and preparation of the department’s annual operating and scholarship budget in accordance with college policies. Will participate in the development and maintenance of the financial aid database and website.
This position will be open until filled with an initial review date of March 17, 2013.
Interested applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4 years related experience. Master’s degree preferred. Experience in higher education administration, knowledge of financial aid rules and regulations, good leadership, communication and analytical and problem solving skills are required.
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For positions that require a college degree, Palm Beach State only recognizes degrees confirmed from institutions that are accredited by one of the seven regional accrediting organizations. To view a listing of the regionally accredited organizations, please visit http://www.chea.org/Directories/regional.asp .
Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). An evaluation report from an accrediting organization must be attached prior to the application closing date of each position. To view a listing of the current members of (NACES), please visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm .
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Starting salary up to $87,000
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