Position Summary: The University of Idaho is accepting applications for position of Director of Financial Aid. The University of Idaho is the land-grant institution within Idaho, was ranked the #1 four-year university in the state by Schools.com and is located in Moscow, Idaho. Moscow was ranked in 2018 as the number one community in the US to raise a family according to Livability.com. The University of Idaho distributes over $125 million in financial assistance and is leading the state in new initiatives to serve our students financially. This opportunity is an exceptional fit for a professional who desires to work in a fast paced and innovative environment and help build a new financial aid approach to higher education for students. As the University of Idaho's chief financial aid officer, the Director of Financial Aid reports to the Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management and will provide leadership and strategic direction to the university regarding innovative student financial aid programs. The Director will provide leadership and supervision to the Office of Student Financial Aid. Responsibilities include serving all students to provide a contemporary financial aid program, participating as a member of the Strategic Enrollment Management team, providing strategic oversight of all financial aid programs, assisting in the development of new scholarship programs, maintaining an effective financial literacy program, ensuring compliance with all regulations, implementing and evaluating financial aid programs to recruit and retain our students.
Masters degree Seven (7) or more years of experience in a leadership position within Financial Aid. Experience in the use of student information systems and data analysis to maximize financial aid programs. Knowledge of all financial aid regulations at a management level. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies. Experience in making presentations to groups and demonstrated ability to communicate with a variety of constituents.
Doctoral degree Experience as a director of financial aid at a large institution.
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Posting Number: SP002088P
Posting Date: 02/06/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Position is open until filled, however, applications received prior to March 11, 2019 will receive first consideration.In addition to the online application, please submit a resume/CV and a detailed letter of qualification addressing all of the minimum and preferred qualifications.Position will remain open until a sufficient pool of candidates is identified.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.