Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Sarah Lawrence College

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Bronxville, New York

Job Description:

Job Title:

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Job Description:

Primary responsibilities include providing accurate and effective counseling regarding financial aid eligibility and assistance programs; assisting students and their families in completing the financial aid process; assist with supervision of the student employment program and assisting the Director with the technical management of financial aid systems.

Essential Duties Summary:

  • Provide financial aid counseling to students and parents regarding all aspects of financial aid process. Make necessary referrals to other student service offices

  • Provide and promote excellent customer service to students and parents regarding all financial matters.

  • Assist with Federal and Private Student Loan processing

  • Perform technical review of all financial aid applications and preparation of student files

  • Assist with federal verification and resolution of conflicting information

  • Perform detailed review of federal tax documentation including, tax returns, transcripts, business returns, W-2's, etc. Assist in requesting additional documentation when necessary

  • Assist with professional judgment process on income changes during appeal process

  • Assist in the administration of federal, state, institutional, and outside aid programs including utilization of federal websites.

  • Interact with appropriate third party entities in order to facilitate the student eligibility process

  • Assist in ensuring regulatory compliance in all areas of financial aid, including federal, state, and college policies and guidelines.

  • Assist with all aspects of Student Employment process including the management of America Reads Tutoring Program.

  • Support Director with maintenance of financial aid systems, including reporting, algorithms, formulas, etc.

  • Participate in regular training and professional organizations to keep abreast of new information and program changes to be implemented

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • One to two years of student financial aid/student employment preferred

  • Familiarity with Powerfaids preferred

  • Technical knowledge of systems management preferred

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Time management; ability to cope with multiple interruptions and work under pressure of deadlines; attention to detail

  • Self-motivated with high degree of organizational skill

  • Excellent office skills including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Willingness to learn new skills

Requirements for Employment:

Effective October 15, 2021, all employees of Sarah Lawrence College must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions to this requirement will only be considered for documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Any offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and submission of proof of vaccination.


$50,000 - $55,000

Position Type:

Full Time

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