Posting DetailsPosition Number: 128061
Title: Assistant Director Functional Title: Assistant Director of Scholarships Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1.00 Unit: SVPAAP-EM-Financial Aid Services Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
Under general supervision, the Assistant Director of Scholarships will lead the campus wide implementation of the University's scholarship administration tool. The Assistant Director will assist in providing scholarship and other financial aid training, sharing best practices and enhancing the scholarship administration tool when appropriate. Provides correspondence and assists with counseling of students regarding merit-based and need-based scholarships available internally and externally. Works closely with the various campus colleges/units/departments that administer and offer scholarships to support scholarships and ensure all scholarships are administered efficiently according to the university's strategic enrollment and retention goals. The position supervises two financial aid counselors.
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Experience: At least 6 years of experience in financial aid including 3 years working specifically with scholarships and at least 3 years of supervisory experience.
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This position does not provide sponsorship for visa.
Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position Physical Demands
Work is performed in an office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards. Must have the ability to lift and carry small parcels, packages and other items, to walk short distances, and drive a vehicle to deliver and pick up materials. Some local and out-of-state travel is required to attend conferences and other outreach activities.
Posting Date: 08/25/2023 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 09/23/2023 Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.Applicant Documents
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