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Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Title:Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Department:David A. Clarke School of Law
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public 

Employment Status: Full Time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade:

Salary Range: $57,153- $65,977

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Brief Description of Duties

The Assistant Director of Financial Aid assists the Director of Financial Aid in the overall management of the Financial Aid Office and perform related work as required. The position also works under the administrative direction of the Director of Financial Aid who provides direction in terms of broad and specific policy objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists the director with the day-to-day management of office operations.
  • Serves as Acting Director in the absence of the Director of Financial Aid.
  • Assists with planning, organizing, determining student financial aid needs and implementing appropriate strategies.
  • Assists with ensuring accurate, timely and consistent awarding of all financial aid funds.
  • Counsels and advises incoming and continuing students regarding the financial aid process and their status.
  • Assists with managing the resolution of student aid problems and recommends appropriate solutions.
  • Assists with developing, implementing, executing student aid procedures and coordinates these functions with all relevant university offices.
  • Assists with preparing a variety of narrative and statistical reports required by the university and external agencies.
  • Assists with preparing, monitoring and implementing financial aid related budgets in accordance with federal, state, and university guidelines.
  • Assists with ensuring that policies and procedures in the office are administrated in accordance with university, Federal and District standards.
  • Keeps abreast of all current Federal and other regulations and guidelines pertaining to student aid programs.
  • Assists with planning and implementing student aid workshops, Law Day, and other outreach programs as assigned.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience administering financial aid.

Information to Applicant

Condition of Employment: 
This is a sponsored program appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant fund availability.

Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.

Employment Benefits: Depending upon length of appointment, selectee may or may not be eligible for full benefits such as health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia’s retirement plan (TIAA).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent Management at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: .

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