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Assistant Vice President, Financial Aid

Position Deleted on 2/09/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Springfield, IL
  • Admin - Financial Aid
  • Executive - Administrative Vice Presidents
Application Due:
Full Time
Lincoln Land Community College is accepting applications for an Assistant Vice President for Financial Aid. This position reports to the Vice President, Student Services and provides administrative leadership for the effective planning and functioning of the service offerings of the Financial Aid office and the development of policies and procedures pertinent to the area of financial aid.

Additional requirements include serving as the College's designated representative and administering financial aid through the policies and practices established by the United States Department of Education, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, the United States Department of Veterans' Affairs, State of Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs, and the Board of Trustees; overseeing the administration of federal Title IV, state, LLCC, VA, and various scholarship funds; monitoring state and federal legislation and provide counsel regarding its impact on the College; developing and maintaining contacts with state and federal agency representatives, professional organizations, colleagues within the Illinois Community College system and high school personnel; overseeing the calculation, verification and reconciliation of the Federal PELL awards and Direct Loans with the Department of Education using COD; coordinating technical activities, such as software development/enhancement, maintenance of web pages, etc.; submitting financial reports, claims and other data subject to audits for federal, state, private and institutional offices, including the federal Program Participation Agreement, Eligibility and Certification Report, Fiscal Operations Report, and ISAC annual budgets; providing assistance with educational activities related to loan default and financial literacy; administering, certifying and submitting claims for state and federal veterans' benefits; and participating in financial aid audits and program reviews. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

The successful candidate must possess a master's degree and have a minimum of five years' experience as Director of Financial Aid (or equivalent), preferably at a community college. Additional requirements include having knowledge of federal and state financial aid programs and regulations; ability to handle detailed work under deadlines and multiple tasks concurrently; good computational and organizational skills; proven oral and written communication skills; ability to present to groups in a personable and professional manner; and knowledge of online computer systems, including financial aid programs. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug-screen.

The full position description, qualifications and application can be accessed at Interested applicants should apply online no later than February 8, 2013 by completing an application and attaching a cover letter, resume, and copies of transcripts.
Lincoln Land Community College is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace.
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