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Posting NumberS00245PPosition StatusExemptReporting Relationship(s)Director of Student Financial ServicesSupervisory RelationshipsAdditional SFS processing staff as assigned.

Job SummaryAssists the Director of Student Financial Services in the administration of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs and the billing of tuition and fees. Assists in developing and applying written policies and procedures for SFS. Manages SFS processing positions as assigned and coordinates training and development for all SFS staff. Oversees all processes related to financial aid awarding, verification processing, VA programs, and student employment. Works closely with IT and Director on updating and maintaining SIS as it relates to SFS processes.

Salary GradeA12Essential Functions•Supervises SFS processing staff and provides development and support as needed.
•Oversees the awarding process including manual awarding/adjusting of financial aid packages.
•Assists in administering federal and state programs and coordinates regular reconciliation.
•Manages the application of the Federal Work Study program and other student employment.
•Oversees the administration of VA programs including counseling and reporting.
•Assists with administration of programs like tuition waiver, remission, and others as needed.
•Works with Director on creating, revising, and applying policies and procedures for SFS.
•Coordinates regular SFS reporting and identifies areas of improvement within the department.
•Assists Director with audits, reporting, and other compliance areas as needed.
•Regularly review and update SFS documents, publications, and website as needed.
•Reviews and applies professional judgments in accordance with federal and institutional policies.
•Develops, maintains, and presents training materials to staff and assists with hiring when needed.
•Participates in on-campus functions/activities as needed. Some weekends required.
•Assists with FA counseling as needed, especially in areas related to responsibilities.
•Works closely with Director and staff to identify and prioritize areas of improvement.
•Attends trainings and conferences in key areas and maintains an understanding of trends.
•Demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement and supports mission, vision, and values.

Other Duties and Responsibilities•Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications•Bachelor’s Degree required.
•Minimum 3 years of experience in financial aid administration.
•Supervisory experience required.
•Strong communication and technical skills.

Preferred Qualifications. Master’s Degree
. 5 years of experience in financial aid administration (private college preferred).
. Colleague experience strongly preferred.

Working Conditions/Physical RequirementsEmployee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work in sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

Work HoursPosting Date11/07/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsElmhurst offers 66 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate programs, evening and online programs for adults, and the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with differing abilities. Elmhurst College is among the top-ranked colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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