The Assistant Director of Financial Aid will be responsible for assisting and counseling undergraduate, graduate and continuing education student populations regarding eligibility and availability of student financial aid from federal, state, institutional and private sources. In addition, the Assistant Director of Financial Aid will process applications for financial assistance and assist in the coordination and operation of department functions.
Reports to Director of Financial Aid
Counsels students and parents concerning applications, eligibility, and availability of financial aid programs
Performs needs analysis and packaging of student financial aid awards
Responsible for keeping up to date on current regulations for the student aid program and monitor compliance with federal, state and institutional guidelines
Assists in the implementation of POWERFAIDS and related computer systems.
Interface and maintain effective working relationships with various campus offices and off campus agencies as related to financial aid matters.
Coordinates state scholarship program
Coordinates student loan entrance and exit interviews
Administers student employment program including the Federal Work Study Program, departmental hiring and community service ventures.
Coordinates Graduate Assistantship Program including awarding assistantship grants, marketing the positions, and managing employment policies and procedures for payroll.
Handles correspondence and communications
Represents the financial aid office at on and off campus events
All related duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Bachelor's degree required
Minimum two years experience in student financial aid
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Internal Number: #19-08A
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.