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Financial Aid Directors are in charge with administering financial aid funds and services. Specific responsibilities of a Financial Aid Director include applying college policies, recruiting and hiring employees, managing financial aid programs, taking part to outreach activities, assisting applicants selected for verification, discussing finances with families, and maintaining required standards of confidentiality. Based on our collection of resume samples in the field, essential job skills are financial expertise, customer service, analytical thinking, teamwork, and supervisory abilities. Employers select resumes displaying a degree in a financial or management field.

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Financial Aid Director

  • Built new online department for Financial Aid
  • Developed and rolled out new policies
  • Assisted in new web site and created forms for electronic submissions
  • Implemented new ways of communication with students through technology
  • Exceeded first year expectations with incoming students by 23%
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
2

Financial Aid Director

  • Managed a team of 3-7 Financial Aid Planners and Counselors
  • Responsible for ordering and approving Title IV funding for two campuses
  • Approved verification and C-code files
  • Reviewed all student's files and approved entry in college
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Communication
MS
Business Management
3

Assistant Vice President of Enrollment/financial Aid Director

Currently serve as the Assistant to the Vice President of Enrollment focusing on ensuring all student financial matters can be resolved to address students needs and increase enrollment and retention rates.

  • Assisted the institution in saving over half a million dollars in revenues by implementing changes to their SAP policies and procedures which needed updates.
  • Responsible for providing Elucian (Datatel) consultants with needed feedback regarding numerous practices in need of automation for the financial aid area.
  • Assisted in the restructuring of the online programs at the institution to ensure they functioned more efficiently.
  • Oversee a staff of over 10 employees responsible for all aspects of the financial aid process for the University including packaging, verification, loans processing, work study placements, scholarship awarding and management, and state aid management.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Political Science / Minor
MA
Management
4

Financial Aid Director

  • Manage 3 Financial Aid offices and teams in the Chicagoland area. With an average population of 300+ students
  • Assist with the development of advisors while monitoring daily activities to ensure superior customer service
  • Develop new process and create documents with the evolvement and change accordance to the laws to maintain a compliant office
  • Process R2TIV calculations
  • Certify all VA students
  • Conduct and ensured achievement of goals with packaging, awarding students on Title IV eligibility and internal scholarships/grants. Packaging rate average of 95% by each start
  • Work closely with Admissions and Student Services to ensure success of retention
  • Provide customer service, operations and compliance training
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Spa Management
BA
International Business Management
5

Financial Aid Director

Participate in campus leadership via management teams.

  • Supervise, train and mentor 4 staff members in day-to-day operations.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal regulations.
  • Organize and maintain financial records for 500+ students.
  • Reduced A/R balances by 70% within a six month period.
  • Prepare weekly reports and review account balances in order to rectify ledger accounts.
  • Provide informative workshops to educate students and increase campus retention.
  • Certify VA students to ensure compliance and eligibility of Montgomery GI Bill.
  • Work closely with the Admissions, Academics and Student Services to meet deadlines and goals for the department in preparation of new starts.
  • Ensure Title IV funds are received in a timely manner.
  • Conduct graduation/exit seminars in order to reduce campus default rate.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Legal Studies
6

Financial Aid Director

  • Solely responsible for creating and maintaining all policies, procedures and processes. The school recently received Title IV approval and I came on board to create the financial aid department.
  • Package all students.
  • Process all Title IV and non-Title IV financial aid.
  • Accountable for student debit balances, ensuring all eligible students are awarded maximum funding needed and requested.
  • Conduct all Entrance and Exit Counseling.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Applied Management
7

Financial Aid Director

Maintain accurate student files by auditing and evaluating award letters.

  • Contact students and obtain documentation to ensure the disbursement of financial aid.
  • Counsel and lead students through the financial aid process.
  • Able to run weekly reports of accountability.
  • Work closely with default management team at campus.
  • Organize and build a department
  • Audit all files prior to submission for payment
  • Transitioned to Non-Standard Term to Non Term
  • Conducted Re-Entry Appointments
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Education
8

Financial Aid Director

  • Conduct financial aid overviews/appointments with new and current students
  • Monitor account balances and cash flow for campus
  • Responsible for requesting VA funds for military students and VA Student files
  • Responsible for processing all Title IV funds
  • Monitor campus expenses
  • Review and manage monthly budget information
  • Responsible for all other duties as needed in the financial aid department
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
9

Financial Aid Director

  • Process student financial aid applications
  • Complete verifications
  • Batch Title IV funds
  • Process R2T4 calculations
  • Review and analyze Sula
  • Provide weekly and monthly cash collection projections to management
  • NASFAA and Pasfaa member
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Accounting

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