ID: 7066036 (Ref.No. 1908342)
Posted: May 6, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: 2015-1602404
Location: CA 94556, CA
Department: ENROLLMENT & COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT
Closing: 5/15/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
In order to provide an affordable education at SMC the Dean of Financial Aid is responsible for the strategic planning of all financial resources needed to help students and their families. This includes participation in the federal Title IV Aid Program as well as all institutional and state financial aid programs. The Dean has oversight of the awarding and disbursement of over $100 million in financial aid. The Dean is responsible for all contractual aid agreements with federal and state agencies and must ensure regulatory compliance of institutional, state and federal aid programs.
1. Provide leadership to the campus community in understanding the impact of federal, state, and institutional financial aid budgeting decisions toward achieving college enrollment objectives. Provide strategic planning for financial aid awarding policy to Vice Provost of Enrollment Services, Provost, and Budget Committee.
2. Responsible for all financial aid data required for Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System(IPEDS), Common Data Set, California SB70 enrollment, persistence and graduation data reports, and the federal Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP). Responsible for all financial data required for academic professional organizations such as NACUBO, PACCON, and AICCU and public media surveys such as Peterson's College Survey and Barron's Profiles of American Colleges. Incumbent is responsible for the Federal A-133 audit for Campus Based Aid and maintaining compliance for the federal Program Participation Agreement and the state Institutional Participation Agreement. Act as a consultant for the federal Yellow Ribbon Program.
3. Ensure that Financial Aid Office practices are guided by and comply with ethical standards; knowledgeable of and contribute to the national dialog on the role and purpose of financial aid. Provide leadership to a professional and administrative support staff of eight; encourage innovation within staff in the Financial Aid Office to enliven services and programs in support of student financial aid opportunities.
4. Responsible for effective research, planning and implementation of all administrative functions related to financial aid processing and reporting. Responsible for financial aid modeling and financial aid analysis of institutional, federal and state awarding policies and budget goals. Responsible for partnering with the Grants Office to secure federal grants. 3a. Ensure that Financial Aid Office practices are guided by and comply with ethical standards; knowledgeable of and contributes to the national dialog on the role and purpose of financial aid. Provide leadership to a professional and administrative support staff of eight; encourage innovation within staff in the Financial Aid Office to enliven services and programs in support of student financial aid opportunities.
5. Serve as member on Enrollment Committee and Budget Committee of the College as well as the Financial Aid Office Representative to IPCC, Student Success Task Force, the Hispanic Serving Institution and other institutional committees. Work in a highly collaborative and culturally diverse environment and develop effective relationships within Departments, Schools and with other areas of the College; attend workshops and meetings consistent with programs as well as on-going College training programs, to meet the growing demands of the position; participates in campus events. Serves as a member of the College Board Scholarship Service Assembly which promotes the sharing of information and ideas among secondary schools, school systems, postsecondary institutions, and public and private agencies that are involved in helping students and families learn about, apply for, and obtain financial aid.
6. Work with families facing special financial circumstances by referral from the President, Provost, Vice Provost, and College Deans. Create workshops and participate in campus information programs such as Financial Literacy and Graduate Financial Aid Programs. Responsible for all financial aid communication to the campus and community.
7. This assembly promotes the sharing of information and ideas among secondary schools, school systems, postsecondary institutions, and public and private agencies that are involved in helping students and families learn about, and obtain financial aid.
8. Other Duties as Assigned by the Vice Provost of Enrollment
Please apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/stmarys/jobs/2574210/dean-of-financial-aid