Wiley College is currently seeking qualified applicants for the Associate Director of Financial Aid/Work-Study Coordinator. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, provide oversight in the administration of and compliance with federal, state and College financial aid regulations and policies; responsible for the day-to-day operations of the student financial aid office; responsible for the supervision of the financial aid counselors; assists in the development of policies and procedures that govern office operations; responsible for the supervision of accurate and timely loading of all student financial aid data into the computer system; responsible for the supervision of daily operations related to financial aid and PowerFAIDS database to include automated packaging program, disbursements, award letters, reports, etc; responsible for duties related to the ongoing upgrades to financial aid module, to include testing of data quality and training of staff; responsible for staying current with changing technologies in the field and advising director of possible new initiatives; maintains a thorough understanding of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) regulations and monitors compliance with guidelines; counsels student athletes about their grants-in-aid and ensures that their financial aid awards are in compliance with NAIA regulations; assists the director in the development of policies to ensure compliance with state, federal and College regulations; acts in the absence of the Director; serves as liaison with Athletics regarding student eligibility for scholarships; responsible for employee evaluations; and the Work-Study Coordinator will coordinate and monitor all work-study positions and placement of students.
The Associate Director of Financial Aid must have strong organizational, planning, and managing skills. Must be able to work within deadlines and utilize financial aid computer software applications. The individual must have a thorough knowledge of federal and state guidelines related to awarding and distributing Title IV Funds. The selected candidate must be Proficient in Microsoft Office: (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access). Knowledge of federal loan default prevention strategies is required. Knowledge of Jenzabar, PowerFAIDS, and ED Connect is highly desirable. MS Degree preferred.