We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Director - Financial Aid & Scholarship
The Director of Financial Aid and Scholarship is responsible for administering all aspects of a comprehensive financial aid program, including planning, development, promotion, organization, coordination, supervision, quality services, fiscal accountability and program integrity of Eastern's federal, state and institutional financial aid and scholarship programs. The Director provides representation and leadership for the University in all matters related to student aid program management. The Director is also responsible for the personnel, budgetary and operational activities of the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office.
The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!
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About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
At least 5 years of progressively-responsible financial aid work experience with at least 3 years of staff supervision
In-depth familiarity with electronic financial aid systems
Proven managerial skills for handling and directing multiple and complex assignments
Evidence of commitment to diversity and serving the needs of a diverse population
Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
Experience as a Director of Financial Aid
Experience in a public four-year higher education setting
In-depth familiarity with the Ellucian Banner software
Good analytical skills, including proficiency with Excel and Tableau
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington. Home to over 12,000 students, Eastern offers more than 100 fields of studies, nine master’s degrees, one applied doctorate, one educational specialist degree, and 11 graduate certificates. The university offers an exceptional learning environment that offers hands-on, real-world learning opportunities. Eastern offers a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum, which prepares students to succeed in the competitive job market. Students at Eastern receive a traditional, yet unique college experience.