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Director of Student Financial Aid - College of Nursing

Company: Arizona College of Nursing
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Arizona College of Nursing is seeking a Director of Financial Aid for our brand new Hartford, Connecticut Campus!Arizona College of Nursing is a rapidly growing, nursing school that transforms people's lives by preparing them for careers in nursing and improving communities through the care its graduates provide. As a leading nurse educator, Arizona College of Nursing offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's in nursing in 3 years or less with qualified transfer credits. Our quality nursing curriculum prepares students for an in-demand career to helps communities overcome the chronic, well-known, and increasing nursing shortage. Through the execution of a targeted growth strategy, the college plans to meet the growing demand for nurses by launching campuses in markets where bachelor's prepared nurses are needed.Putting students first, we are dedicated to providing students with an exceptional education in growing healthcare fields; teaching them relevant, required skills for today and the future. Our culture is positive, supportive, and collaborative. As a team, we continually embrace our core values:Passion: We love helping others succeed.Excellence: We strive to be the best.Adaptability: We learn, in part by trying new ideas.Accountability: We own our results.Integrity: We do the right thing.What You Will Do:The Financial Aid department's main responsibility is assisting Arizona College students in all aspects of the financial aid process and helps ensure that the school receives financial aid funds in a timely fashion.The Day-to-Day:Counsel students to determine their eligibility for Title IV funding, institutional loans, agency assistance, Federal Work study, and scholarships drawing on skills and experience.Help new students obtain all federal aid they may qualify for while ensuring the department is complying with federal Title IV guidelines.Assist with the administration, compliance, and reconciliation of federal, state and institutional financial aid programs.Independently develop and disseminate financial aid information through presentations, workshops, and publications both on and off-campus.Collaborate with Executive Director, Enrollment Services (EDES) and Regional Director, Financial Aid (RDFA) to increase efficiencies withing the Campus Financial Aid Department.Provide sensitive and confidential financial aid counseling regarding aid options available to students and families.Monitor the awarding of financial aid to students and ensure awarding on all new students is accurate and that corrections directed by the quality assurance team are resolved in a timely manner.Maintain the privacy of student data.Answer questions and provides support to students via email, telephone, and various other communication methods.Counsel individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational or vocational situations.Manage the new student Financial Aid process, meeting benchmarks and time-based milestones.Hire and supervise Financial Aid Officers.Manage direct reports including conducting 1:1s, Quarterly Check-Ins, Performance Management, and offering Training and Development.Other duties as assigned.What We Need From You:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Bachelors' Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience preferred.Three years' experience in Title IV aid administration preferably in management or equivalent combination of skills and experience.Minimum one year direct supervisory experience preferred.Customer service experience preferred.High degree of professionalism and discretion dealing with confidential information.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.What We Are Offering You:Competitive pay and opportunities for professional developmentDynamic organizational culture within a supportive working environmentComprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefitsRest and relaxation with paid sick leave and holiday benefitsPreparation for the future with a 401(k) and company matchOnly online applications will be accepted. No phone calls, please.Our schools prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law.

Keywords: Arizona College of Nursing, East Hartford , Director of Student Financial Aid - College of Nursing, Executive , East Hartford, Connecticut

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