Requisition Number: 03024651 Final Filing Date: 09-12-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: FINANCIAL AID OFCR 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $3966.67 - $7,816.67 /MO. Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100%, Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS - 068015 Department Description: The Financial Aid and Scholarships manages funds totaling more than 500 million dollars from a variety of funding sources in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter
Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Assistant Director of Compliance and Training in the main office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, the GSM Assistant Director of Financial Aid is responsible for coordination, fiscal counseling, development, fiscal management, compliance and evaluation of a comprehensive financial aid program for the Graduate School of Management. Responsible for administration of all federal and state grants, student loan management, scholarships, summer and study abroad consortium agreements, exit and entrance loan counseling sessions, and program reviews.
Physical Demands: -Prolonged sitting and extensive keyboard use each day.
-Lift and move boxes weighing approximately 20 lbs.
Work Environment: -Restricted vacation during peak periods.
-Work flexible schedule including occasional evenings/nights, weekends and holidays to meet operational needs.
-Possible travel throughout California including overnight stays.
-UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: -Experience and comprehensive working knowledge of financial aid principles, practices, and processes.
- Experience interpreting and implementing federal, state, university and private financial aid regulations, rules and programs.
-Extensive applying guiding principles of professional judgment authority provided by the Higher Education Act.
-Counseling and advising experience to assist a diverse population of students and prospective students of varying levels of understanding of financial aid principles and procedures with problem solving and an understanding and respect for cultural, ethnic and individual differences.
-Knowledge of financial aid packaging policy with technical skills to assess and apply to new system upgrades within financial aid systems.
-Experience using professional, interpersonal and communication skills to interact with tact and diplomacy, non-judgmentally, positively and cooperatively with students, prospective students, staff, faculty, and the public; and to conduct group presentations.
-Mathematical skills to compile, analyze, interpret, and prepare statistical records for distribution.
-Computer skills to utilize various programs and software in project management and student tracking, word processing, spreadsheets, and database management systems.
Preferred Qualifications: -Knowledge of the University mission in providing financial aid to students.
-Experience working with Banner and other University Systems.
-Knowledge of IRS tax forms as related to financial aid applications and scholarship.
-Experience guiding students through the scholarship process and providing general advice/information to students on budgetary planning and billing statements.
-Skills to organize work to achieve timely progress on multiple projects, distribute effort among the projects, meet deadlines and maintain a high level of productivity and attention to detail.
-In-depth knowledge of financial aid policies and procedures affecting programs, student issues, and confidentiality of records and information.
-Skills to develop innovative solutions and programs, attempt difficult and unfamiliar projects/assignments and respond with flexibility to requests for assistance in problem-solving and program development and/or refinement.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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