Job Description - Executive Director, Student Assistance & Veteran Affairs
Description View created on 10/23/2014

Executive Director, Student Assistance & Veteran Affairs

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 99
Job Title ID: 221046
Job Series/Job Family: Administrator Series / Administrator Family

Reports To

Vice President, Student Support and Success Systems

Job Purpose

Responsible for the administration of a comprehensive student assistance and veterans programs ensuring compliance with all appropriate federal, state, and institutional policies and regulations.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Develops, directs, implements and administers the District’s student financial aid services and veteran student assistance programs.

  2. Administers the process of application for federal and state funds and dissemination of financial aid awards.

  3. Responsible for the strategic planning and operational management of the Financial Aid and Veteran Affairs Office.

  4. Reviews and recommends policies and procedures in adherence with federal and state law for the student assistance and veterans affairs office.

  5. Provides interpretation, oversight and guidance in implementing student financial aid programs to ensure compliance with internal and external regulations related to federal, state and local funding of student financial aid.

  6. Administers the preparation of all internal and external financial aid and veteran affairs reports for the District as well as for internal and external audits.  Responsible for the integrity of the financial aid database. 

  7. Serves as content expert and coordinate training for financial aid information systems.

  8. Responsible for personnel management activities for Financial Aid and Veteran Affairs Office.

  9. Provides leadership, supervise and evaluate office personnel in a multi-campus setting. Provides guidance and support concerning personal and professional development.

  10. Plans, recommends and implements departmental budget for Financial Aid and Veteran Affairs Office.

  11. Represents the institution as the spokesperson on financial aid and veterans issues and participate in

    appropriate professional activities.

  12. Counsels students/parents with special circumstances; review cases and appeals and makes final

    determinations of eligibility.

  13. Ensures appropriate safety training is completed, and compliance with all health and safety rules and processes

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Preferred

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Safety