Spelman Johnson is assisting California State University, San Bernardino, in recruiting for a Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
Review of applications will begin April 5, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position, please go to https://www.spelmanandjohnson.com/position/director-financial-aid-and-scholarships/, complete the brief application process, and upload your resume and position-specific cover letter. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Kendra E. Dane at [email protected]. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is one of 23 campuses in the California State University system. Located equidistant between Los Angeles and Palm Springs, CSUSB serves the expansive San Bernardino and Riverside Counties (also known as the Inland Empire), whose more than 4 million residents live in 27,000 square miles – an area larger than ten states. Voted the most beautiful CSU campus by students, CSUSB is nestled in the foothills of the picturesque San Bernardino Mountains, which provide a stunning backdrop to the 441-acre park-like campus. Cal State San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity for the Inland Empire. With five academic colleges, along with a college of extended learning and a branch campus in Palm Desert, CSUSB enrolls more than 20,000 students and employs more than 2,300 faculty and staff. A minority-serving institution, the campus reflects the rich and dynamic diversity of the region and has as diverse a student population as any university in California.
The Position Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, the director, financial aid and scholarships directs operations to effect accurate, efficient, and timely delivery of student aid in compliance with regulations and formulates campus financial aid policies and fund utilization strategies to ensure access and affordability of a CSUSB education to its students. The director has significant responsibility for formulating and administering policies and programs; identifying broad objectives; directing significant programs; managing significant human, financial, and often physical resources; and is expected to function with a very high degree of autonomy. Through subordinate managers, the director will oversee the accountability and stewardship of campus resources (operational, financial, and human) in a manner consistent with campus and system-wide compliance goals and objectives. In addition, the director oversees the development of systems and procedures to protect organization assets.
The director will be expected to formulate campus financial aid policy and fund utilization strategies to support the University's strategic goals and will participate in the development of industry regulations. The incumbent will have campus responsibility for accurate, efficient, and timely delivery of student aid in compliance with federal, state, University, agency, and donor laws, regulations, policies, and terms and will oversee the awarding of over $212 million to over 18,000 students annually. The director will be expected to maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), as well as other associations and agencies to whose rules and standards CSUSB adheres.
A bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) plus substantial, documented professional experience in financial aid offices and staff administration is required. In addition, the following skills will be expected of the director:
expert knowledge of policies, regulations, and practices for awarding financial aid, including needs analysis and packaging;
expert knowledge of techniques for recruitment and retention of students through the use of financial aid leveraging and predictive enrollment modeling;
advanced problem identification, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, judgment, and decision-making ability;
expert quantitative analysis and resource management skills; and
documented experience in project management, organizational effectiveness, and staff management and leadership of a large team.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. California State University, San Bernardino subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. California State University, San Bernardino hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the University's annual security report is available at http://police.csusb.edu/documents/ASR.pdf. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html.
Additional Salary Information: Depends on Qualifications
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.
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