Associate Director, Undergraduate AID

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Pennsylvania (US)
23 Aug 2018
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23 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

The Division of Finance is responsible for an array of centralized financial functions of the University. Our various departments are responsible for administrative services that support financial accounting and disbursement activities, research administration, external and internal investments, cash and debt management, risk management and student registration and financial aid.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, manages the day to day operation of undergraduate financial aid staff. Reviews financial aid award packages using established federal, state and/or university policies. Determines and approves financial aid eligibility using latest online technology and its responsible for complete accounts of financial aid records. Manages counseling staff and assistant directors for undergraduate team.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years to 7 years of student aid experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Working knowledge of the following financial aid systems preferred: Banner, COD, NSLDS and PHEAA. Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects. Must possess excellent customer service, problem solving and communication skills. Experience in managing both federal and institutional methodology is a plus.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.