Georgia Employer ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL PLANNING in Lithia Springs, Georgia

Mercer University Department Financial Planning Vacancy Number 18-158 Work Location Douglasville (Douglas County RAC) AA/EEO Employer/Veteran/Disabled Responsibilities The purpose of this position is to determine eligibility and administer federal, state, and institutional financial aid to eligible students within the regulations and guidelines of each program and with a proficiency and accuracy that meets department needs. This position will also counsel and advise prospective and returning students in regards to the financial aid process, required documents, and unique student and family situations that may impact financial aid eligibility. This position will assist with Financial Aid Literacy in the reviewing and contacting students with large refunds and students nearing aggregate loan limits for an assigned population RAC and Atlanta undergraduate students. This position will be responsible for managing all additional administrative functions required for the processing of financial aid and determining continued eligibility. This position will serve other duties as assigned to include administrative functions and financial aid presentations. Some evening and Saturday work is required. Qualifications This position requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college and a minimum of two years related experience to include accounting/finance, computer technology/software, and customer service. This employee must be able to work well with students, fellow employees and other customers. They must be detail oriented, as this position requires them to complete multiple tasks while ensuring compliance with various regulations and guidelines. Must be able to handle stressful situations and participate as a team member to complete projects. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. Is a criminal background check needed for this position? Yes Is a credit check needed for this position? No Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? No Job Category Staff Job Type Full-Time Pay Rate Commensurate with experience Pay Basis Monthly Internal posting only? No Open Until Filled YesSupplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). 1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree? * Yes * No 2. * Briefly describe your accounting and/or finance experience. (Open Ended Question) 3. * Do you have previous financial aid or higher education experience? If so, please describe. (Open Ended Question) 4. * Mercer University's mission is to teach, to learn, to create, to discover, to inspire, to empower and to serve. Having read this, how do you see yourself fitting in and contributing to the mission? (Open Ended Question) Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter Optional Documents Apply Here: PI102013636