Johns Hopkins is committed to enrolling the most talented students from all backgrounds, regardless of their families’ financial circumstances. We are need blind, our financial aid packages meet 100% of need and do not include student loans. Our team in the Office of Student Financial Services is growing, and we seek to hire two (2) new Assistant Directors to assist students and their families with all aspects of the application, awarding and delivery of more than $260 million dollars in federal, state, private and institutional funds. Located on the 140-acre North Baltimore campus, Homewood serves over 5,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students enrolled in the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and Whiting School of Engineering. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, innovative, with outstanding interpersonal skills, a commitment to the principles of access and diversity, and providing the best customer service and student support experience to our families. S/he will be an experienced financial aid professional familiar with current trends and challenges in financial aid, who understands the principles of need-based aid, and who thrives in fast paced environments where expectations for performance and productivity are high.
Multiple Positions Available
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Evaluate aid applications for prospective and returning undergraduate as well as full and part-time graduate student populations to determine aid eligibility using federal and institutional methodologies, exercising professional judgment when necessary.
Daily contact with students and families via phone, email and in-person.
Prepare and present financial aid sessions/workshops to high schools and other organizations upon request.
Assist with the development and implementation of financial aid policies and procedures.
Assist with reconciliation of scheduled reports to ensure timely delivery of financial aid to students and compliance with Federal Title IV regulations; comprehensive knowledge of Federal verification, Direct loan processing, and Return to Title IV; frequent communication with campus administrative departments (Admissions, Registrar, Student Accounts, and Student Employment) and academic departments.
Additional assigned responsibilities for other programs as needed.
The Assistant Director position has direct authority to make financial aid commitments to the student population on behalf of the University.
A Bachelor's Degree .
One year related experience is required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
A Master's Degree and three years of relevant financial aid/Title IV experience is preferred.
Experience in a highly selective college or university setting that practices some form of institutional methodology is preferred.
Special Skills and Knowledge:
The candidate who best fits this position will have exceptional written and oral communication skills, strong, student-based counseling proficiency, a good eye for detail, robust organizational skills, a comprehensive understanding of Federal Title IV regulations and Federal Title IV financial aid processing systems (COD, NSLDS, etc), a strong work ethic and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products. Experience with CSS PROFILE, IDOC, PowerFAIDS, and OnBase preferred.
Classified Title: HSA Financial Aid Administrator Working Title: Assistant Director, Financial Aid & Scholarships Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MD Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M - F / 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001447-Student Financial Services Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University
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