*Purpose*: Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) seeks a detail-oriented, energetic, collaborative Assistant Director of Financial Aid with outstanding interpersonal skills and experience in student financial aid for a busy office committed to the principles of access and equality, providing excellent customer service, and student support. *General Duties and Responsibilities*: The Assistant Director of Financial Aid is a member of the management team and assists with the overall administration of the entire financial aid program. Along with the Director, the Assistant Director provides training, direction, and supervision to the financial aid staff. The Assistant Director will have extensive knowledge of federal, state and college policies and procedures and will assist the Director in development of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state, federal, and institutional regulations. The Assistant Director resolves problems and issues affecting the department and recommends measures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department. Some evening and weekend hours are required. Specific responsibilities and functions may include, but are not limited to: * Supporting financial aid programs such as Federal Work Study, Direct Loans, Veteranâ™s Affairs, and scholarship programs. * Managing and tracking data, preparing reports, and assisting with any internal or external audits. * Monitoring financial aid awards to ensure program integrity and compliance. * Reviewing and revising standard operating policies and procedures as needed and on an annual basis. * Calculating Return of Title IV funds. * Working with financial aid advisors to manage student caseload and assisting students with eligibility, verification, and appeals. * Serving as backup support to the Financial Aid Office staff and to the Director. * Providing financial aid presentations and workshops to current and prospective students. * Collaborating with Finance and Administrative Services to reconcile financial aid accounts and disbursed financial aid funds. * Ensuring students and parents are well-informed about the availability of financial aid programs * Attending evening and Saturday events, including admissions nights and variety of campus and department events. * Managing assigned projects as needed.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of Title IV regulations and experience in a higher education environment. Strong attention to detail. Strong organizational and math skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze information. Able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a diverse population of students, parents, faculty, and administrators. Able to travel on occasion to off campus events. Must be able to work flexible hours to include monthly evenings and weekends. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Public speaking and presentations skills. Ability to work under pressure while managing multiple workflows with varying deadlines.
Internal Number: 34797
About Piedmont Virginia Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.