Assistant Director Of Financial Aid

Suny Oswego Oswego , NY 13126

Posted 2 weeks ago

About SUNY Oswego:

Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive university located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. One of 13 comprehensive colleges in the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system, SUNY Oswego is recognized nationally for its academic quality, focus on student success outcomes, and the growing diversity of its student body. Ranked in the Top Ten among public master's-level universities in the 2021 "Top Regional Universities in the North" by U.S. News and World Report, SUNY Oswego is also recognized among Princeton Review's Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast - an honor bestowed on the college every year since 2003.

Inspired by a shared commitment to excellence and the desire to transcend traditional higher education boundaries, SUNY Oswego provides a transformative experience to about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The college offers preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education, and its success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.

Click here for additional information about SUNY Oswego.

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please click here to see our full non-discrimination policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing hr@oswego.edu.

For Campus Safety information, please click here to see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery).

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Click here for further policy details, including education and cessation resources.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Job Description:

Description of Department: The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to make the Oswego experience financially feasible for all students. This assistance to students and families includes providing financial advisement and training and processing financial aid applications in an effective, efficient and compliant manner. We strive to provide services and financial assistance to assure that students are able to attend the College, regardless of their background and family financial circumstances. We believe all students and families should feel they have access to all necessary information, resources and services to make students academic goals a financial possibility.

The Financial Aid Office at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill a full time Assistant Director.

Posting Date: September 29, 2021

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff or click here for a benefits summary.

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible

Description of Responsibilities:The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Financial Aid and supervises, plans, schedules and assigns work to student workers and support staff.

Additional duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Director also include:

  • Maintain a strong knowledge and understanding and advise students and families on all aspects of the Federal, State and institutional financial aid application processes; satisfactory academic progress necessary to maintain eligibility to receive financial aid, and financial considerations of enrollment and retention

  • Support admissions and retention activities as they relate to student aid, including, but not limited to meeting with students and families at Admission events on campus and making presentations at high school nights, open houses, admissions programs, orientation, etc.

  • Coordinate Federal Title IV and New York State aid compliance efforts for the Financial Aid Office, including use and development of internal controls

  • Coordinate Federal Return of Title IV funds process

  • Process Dependency Overrides

  • Coordinate Pell Grant processing

  • Assist with training and professional development of other staff

  • Monitor, approve, and revise all financial aid packaging for all qualified applicants in accordance with federal, state, institutional, and other regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Independently research and benchmark best practices and make recommendations for implementation

  • Serve on teams and committees as needed to fulfill the goals of the College.

  • Champion the financial needs of a diverse student population.

  • Foster positive collaborative relationships with campus and community constituents in addressing matters of common concern, including the enhancement of institutional commitment to an inclusive and accessible community of learning.

SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/). As such, the Assistant Director of Financial will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree at time of application

  • 3 years of progressively responsible college or university financial aid office experience

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple functions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in business, education, or relevant discipline

  • 6-10 years of progressively responsible financial aid office experience

  • Experience coordinating all aspects of the Federal Return of Title IV funds process

  • Experience with Ellucian Banner financial aid software

  • Supervisory experience

  • Strong knowledge of New York State financial aid programs

At SUNY Oswego we value the diversity found in each member of our campus community and strive to create a community where that diversity is embraced and enhanced. Recognizing the strength of diversity, our mission is to foster an environment which respects, embraces and promotes cultural competence, civil discourse and active engagement in developing an inclusive and vibrant community of scholars who act as transformational agents of change and responsible citizens of the world. For more information see SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/).

As a candidate seeking consideration you are asked to submit a separate statement specifically addressing how your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has been evidenced in your career experience and professional activity, and/or community service (volunteer work, etc.), and/or professional development. (Please see Application Instructions)

Additional Information:

If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:

Lisa Vinciguerra, Search Committee Chair at lisa.vinciguerra@oswego.edu

The Interview Exchange system requires all application documents listed under "To Apply Submit" be uploaded before you can submit your application for consideration.

Official transcripts and successful completion of a criminal background check will be required prior to appointment.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Application Instructions:

To Apply For This Position Please Submit:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications

  • A personal statement describing your demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in your professional or personal life or community engagement

  • Resume

  • Copy of unofficial transcript for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred

  • Contact information for three professional references, including at least one reference from a current or previous manager/supervisor

electronically by clicking on the APPLY NOW button.

You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume. After you fill out your contact information, you will be directed to the upload page. Please click here to login to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.

Please click CONTACT US if you need assistance applying through this website.

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