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Director of Financial Aid

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Marion, IN, Systems Office - Indianapolis, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Executive/Director/Management

General Description of Position:

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Student Financial Aid and Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Services and Student Success, the Director of Financial Aid will lead the financial aid and veterans’ affairs operation at the Ivy Tech Community College Marion (Grant County) campus.

Major Responsibilities:

Directs and manages key financial aid and veterans’ affairs processes at the Marion (Grant County) campus.

Lead efforts on campus to assist students with filing their FAFSA, resolving financial aid issues, completing verification, and getting into a paid status before the start of classes.

Support veteran students with their educational benefits.

Administer and fully utilize federal campus-based aid programs, including the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant and the Federal Work-Study Program.

Administer scholarships and institutional aid, including the Ivy Tech Grant and the Ivy Tech Scholarship, and organize campus scholarship committees.

Review emergency aid requests in conjunction with other campus offices.

Organize and serve on the campus Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeals committees.

Manage the campus special circumstances review process.

Conduct financial aid outreach to current Ivy Tech students and prospective Ivy Tech students in the local community.

Establish effective relationships with key campus personnel and work closely with campus enrollment services and student success staff members.

Coordinate efforts with the Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs processing centers.

Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned.

This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Executive Director of Student Financial Aid (direct report), Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Services (dotted line)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required.

Three or more years’ experience administering financial aid programs.

Must demonstrate ability to build and maintain strong, authentic relationships.

Strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail required.

Proven success simultaneously managing multiple projects and initiatives required.

Must demonstrate ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree.

Supervisory experience.

Other Requirements:


Work Hours:


Hiring Range:

$55,000 - $60,000 annualized

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