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Reporting to the Director of Operations this position will counsel continuing students and families on the financial aid process, determining eligibility, and awarding federal, state, and institutional aid. The incumbent will also be responsible for the Cal Grant program and will assist with other operational functions such as set up and implementation of the annual Colleague rollover, and management of other projects as assigned.
Reports to: Director of Operations, Financial Aid
FLSA status: Exempt
Salary grade: 8
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should send resume with cover letter and employment application to HR@artcenter.edu and reference “Associate Director, Financial Aid” in the subject line.
Applicants responding to posted job openings are asked to include a completed employment application with the application materials listed in the job posting.
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This position was posted on 12/20/2021
Financial Aid Advising and Compliance - 40%
Financial Aid Operations Support and Implementation - 35%
Manage Financial Aid Programs and Projects — 15%
Reporting and Compliance — 5%
Other Duties — 5%
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The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
This is a full-time position with a schedule of Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. The position is eligible for flexible scheduling and can be performed, remotely, hybrid or required as a condition of employment.
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.
Physical: The position is performed in an office and various campus settings. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office or move around campus; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 10 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Regular and consistent attendance are required for most positions; must be able to travel between campuses and to off-site locations.
ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.