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Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Post Date: 08/09/2018
Close Date: 08/19/2018
Dickinson State University
291 Campus Drive

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$30,000 - $49,999

Dickinson, ND

Job Description:
TITLE: Assistant Director, Financial Aid

SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position assists in all federal, state and institutional financial aid programs according to the established policies and procedures of each financial aid program. Assists in updating all policies, procedures and forms needed to administer each financial aid program administered by the institution.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to the Director, Financial Aid

• Bachelors Degree in accounting, business administration or related field
• Organizational and prioritization abilities
• Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Customer service skill; detail oriented work style
• Competencies in Word and Excel

• Experience in Financial Aid
• Public Speaking Skills
• Supervisory experience

COMPENSATION: Includes a salary of $35,000 - $42,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. And a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including employer-paid full-family coverage health insurance, TIAA retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more.

LOCATION: Dickinson, ND

STARTING DATE: As soon as possible

• Monitor federal aid programs
• Supervise the private loan processing
• COD processing and balancing of accounts
• Administrating the Institutional and State Aid programs
• Assist Director in compliance with federal regulations and institutional policies and procedures with various office processes and functions
• Assist Director with Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
• Assist Director in the awarding of federal, state and institutional funds
• Assist with interpreting, applying and communicating policies, procedures and regulations with students, families, staff and faculty
• Assist in updating all policies and procedures
• Assisting with staff training
• Supervise Student Employees
• Other duties as assigned

This job announcement is not intended, and should not be construed, to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to making fair pay decisions and determining job performance.

Band: 3000 Professional
Sub Band: 3415 General Student Services Professional
Term: 12 months
Status: Full-time (100%), benefitted, exempt (from FLSA overtime)

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications received by August 19, 2018 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Complete the online application at http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/about/employment/open-positions/, then upload a cover letter specifically addressing the above minimum and preferred qualifications, and a current resume by the date stated above.

For more information about the position, contact the direct supervisor at 1-800-279-4295 ext. 2565 or Christopher.Meek@dickinsonstate.edu

For more information or assistance contact: Human Resources (701) 483-2476

? Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 with the application for employment; claims for disabled veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.
? Due to access to restricted information, the successful candidate will be required to complete a satisfactory criminal history record check.
? Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and I-9 employment certification is required at hire.

DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY is a regional four-year institution within the North Dakota University System. The university’s mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the state of North Dakota. For more information about Dickinson State University please visit www.dickinsonstate.edu and watch this video.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.

Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, information protected by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, educational programs or other related activities. Dickinson State University complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

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