Associate Director of Financial Aid, Stanford Law School
Job Number: 87033
The Associate Director of Financial Aid, under the direction of the Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, serves as an integral part of the Financial Aid professional team committed to excellent customer service. As such, the candidate supports the team in its efforts to administer all financial aid programs to law students - through counseling and advising, through communication of policies and procedures, through application of appropriate methodology.
Management of day-to-day operation of the Office of Financial Aid; oversight of the day-to-day management of the Department of Education's Direct Lending Program (requires knowledge of Federal rules and regulations).
Determination of eligibility for aid for both current students and for post-graduation funding for alumni participating in our LRAP program.
Awards aid exercising sound professional judgment keeping in mind both institutional polices and federal policies
Counseling and advising of students on eligibility, policies, financial planning and debt management.
Manage disbursement, drawdown and reconciliation of the Direct Lending funds.
Prepare federal and institutional reports.
Review detailed financial documents, including tax returns, for accuracy of reported financial information.
Prepare/review reports to identify changes/conflicting data in database, correct student data records when necessary and communicate those changes appropriately.
Develop reports which track trends in aid at the Law School.
Communicate complex financial information to students, agencies, and other appropriate individuals or organizations in a timely and professional manner; provide referral to other departments or individuals when necessary and remain available as a resource for future questions.
Manage financial aid application process and recommends new policies and procedures.
Review, design and update yearly Financial Aid Handbook.
Maintain the database as required by the demands of the PeopleSoft system and organization.
Design/develop and maintain SLS financial aid website.
Manage/supervise, train and evaluate financial aid staff.
Serve as Law School liaison on University-wide Financial Aid Working Group.
Represent the Law School in Associate Dean's absence in other University settings and at local and national conferences.
Assist with yield efforts of the Office of Admissions by utilizing financial aid as a recruiting tool.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience in the area of Financial Aid, or combination of education and relevant experience. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Location: School of Law, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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