Associate Director of Financial Aid, Systems

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Work type: Administrative Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Admissions/Financial Aid, Information Technology

Position Title:

Associate Director of Financial Aid, Systems

Job Description: The Associate Director of Financial Aid, Systems is a member of the Enrollment Management team and plays a key role in the operations of the Financial Aid Office. This position will help to provide systems support to the office including report writing, maintenance and Banner upgrades. This position will also assist the Director of Financial Aid in survey completion, federal and state report completion, compliance monitoring, beginning and end of the term processing and be the acting director when the Director is absent.
  • Assist the Director with overall administration of Mines' financial aid programs and with survey and report completion
  • Serve as the liaison between the Financial Aid Office and Campus Computing which includes sitting on campus committees to support these functions
  • Serve as the lead for Cognos report writing and maintenance, as well as functional lead for Banner set-up, upgrades and patches
  • Serve as functional lead for financial aid system set-up, troubleshooting system issues as well as scheduling and testing system upgrades and patches
  • Update financial aid website as needed
Minimum Qualifications:

Required are a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution of higher education with direct progressive financial aid experience in combination with demonstrated leadership and the ability to manage complex and varying tasks. The successful applicant must possess knowledge of financial aid program regulations. A strong background with financial aid systems is essential.  Must be detail oriented and possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.  Candidate should possess a strong customer service background and the ability to interact with parents, students, staff and faculty in a positive manner.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Banner computing systems and processes
  • Experience with Cognos or similar report writing tool
  • Master's degree
Department Description: The Mines Office of Financial Aid is part of the Enrollment Management Division of the University and is committed to helping students pay for college and matriculate to graduation.  We administer over $80M in grants, scholarships, work-study and loans each year  to over 80% of our students.  Our staff consists of 6 full-time professionals all with the same goal of student first.
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required).
Compensation: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit:
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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