Financial Aid Director Resume Samples

A Financial Aid Director takes charge of administering financial aid funds and services. A well-drafted Financial Aid Director Resume highlights the following specific responsibilities – managing financial aid programs, taking part in outreach activities, recruiting and hiring employees; managing and administering all aspects of financial aid programs; overseeing the critical flow of all loan and grants; instructing students and parents on application of loan processes, and giving input for developing budgets. The job duties also include recognizing the financial needs of enrolled and prospective students and observing activities of the financial aid office.

In order to qualify the following skills are required – financial expertise, supervisory abilities; thorough knowledge of federal regulations; knowledge and understanding of applicable state regulations; personnel management skills; and experience with highly automated financial aid management systems. Employers pick resumes that make a display of a degree in management or financial field.

Financial Aid Director Resume example

Financial Aid Director Resume

Summary : Determined, motivated, professional, detailed oriented, ambition individual who can work individually or in a team environment and always willing to go above expectation with a visionary combing outstanding sales and marketing talents with high caliber general management qualifications.

Skills : Microsoft Office, fluent in Spanish, Customer relations, HR, Communications, Recruting Management.

Description :

    1. Ensured student Financial Aid applications were processed in an accurate and timely manner.
    2. Responsible for the execution of financial aid policies, requirements, and procedures.
    3. Provides superior customer service and efficiency in response to recruiting and student inquiries.
    4. Stayed informed and responsive to changing program regulations.
    5. Accurately performed Return to Title IV calculations, processed Award Letters, and requested money from G5, worked with EdExpress, NSLDS, COD, Genesis, and SD.
    6. Promoted a work environment that was positive, student centered, and compliant with established policies and procedures.
    7. Met deadlines with Pantheon, ERR, and IPEDS reporting.
    8. Ensured the security of financial aid applications, documents, systems, and students' personally identifiable information.
    9. Effectively used information to identify and escalate issues as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Medical


Sr. Financial Aid Director Resume

Summary : Interested in expanding current financial knowledge and administrative support skills to grow professionally and personally. processing of purchasing requisitions and purchase orders, as well as vendor research, review, and invoice processing.

Skills : Client relations, Communications, Re-engineering.

Description :

    1. Responsible for institutional aid budget of 10 million.
    2. Performed need analysis for institutional and 59 million in federal aid.
    3. Packaged institutional need-based grants, federal and private education loans.
    4. Counseled applicants/parents/students on all aspects of financial aid.
    5. Reconciled electronic wire transfers of loan disbursements and cancellations.
    6. Worked closely with other GW financial aid directors and Banner programmers.
    7. Supervised two full-time counselors and occasional part-time employees; established workloads, workflows, and ensure the quality of service.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.A. In Education


Jr. Financial Aid Director Resume

Objective : Seeking a full-time position where leadership, customer service, management, communication, and Problem-solving skills will enhance operations and procedures.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excell, PowerPoint, Truck Driver.

Description :

    1. Maintain the highest level of compliance and manage the workflow queue for your campuses Supervise the business office with the collections process.
    2. Maintain a 90% collections for all student out of pocket payments.
    3. Manage the campus Crossover process to ensure timely and accurate funding for all students Monitor campus-based aid, including federal work-study programs. 
    4. Assembled new hire paperwork and assisted new employees with completion of paperwork.
    5. Resolve payroll discrepancies.
    6. Maintained employee available sick and vacation time Performs other comparable job duties as assigned.
    7. Developed and implemented a successful information sharing system between financial aid systems to better serve the student body.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical Assisting

Financial Aid Director III Resume

Summary : Assists with the preparation of formal bids and specifications for materials, supplies, equipment, public projects, and services. Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.

Skills : Microsoft, Ellucian Banner, Peoplesoft, CampusVue, NSLDS, COD.

Description :

    1. Supervised staff and assisted Academy Director with general HR policies- including time clocks, vacation time and disciplinary acts.
    2. Approved facility budgets.
    3. Maintain all student financial files while staying audit compliant.
    4. Worked hand in hand with Pantheon to maintain a positive cohort default rate.
    5. Monitored unearned tuition ratios in order to remain within federal regulations.
    6. Managed student ledgers.
    7. Monthly account reconciliation for both business and federal accounts.
    8. Managed IPEDS, ERR Reports, gainful employment, Verification, and all R2T4 calculations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Medical Assisting

Financial Aid Director II Resume

Headline : Seeking a position within a company where can use skills and experience to surpass organizational and personal goals. Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

Skills : Certificates from S.C. Ready at Trident Tech, Certificate for Lean Management.

Description :

    1. Produce weekly Expected Cash Flow and Forecast reports for the Executive Team.
    2. Review student's files and revise documentation to ensure completeness and compliance with federal regulations and University guidelines.
    3. Determines eligibility for federal financial aid and package students for financial aid according to guidelines in accordance with Federal and State regulations and enforced by the Corporate Office and the U.S.
    4. Prioritize and organize the workload efficiently amongst all the company's priorities.
    5. Follow up and maintain communication with other departments such as Education and student accounts in order to preserve accuracy in the Financial Aid files.
    6. Attend new student orientation to welcome them and demonstrate support from the Financial Aid department.
    7. Analyze, research, and manage any disputes or complaints that may arise, Manage Director's duties as well as being available as a representative to ensure all prospects and current students receive the best customer service.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor In Administration

Financial Aid Director I Resume

Summary : Professional with over 10 years of experience in Vocational Education. Dedicated to continuous improvement of the organizations processes in the face of rapidly evolving and changing markets. Extremely results-oriented and proactive in finding cost-effective solutions to company-wide problems.

Skills : Management, Accreditation Specialist, Human Resources, Excel, Microsoft Office, Bilingual, Customer Service, Communication.

Description :

    1. Manages all Title IV fund processes. Monitors departmental budgets.
    2. Reconciles receivables with the Business Office.
    3. Interprets and applies Federal laws and regulations as they relate to Title IV funding.
    4. Evaluates and assigns ongoing professional development to all employees in the department.
    5. Ensures that annual audits for the Title IV program are completed.
    6. Remain complaints by keeping abreast of any changes in the regulations.
    7. Maintains Institute's data to ensure timely and accurate reporting is completed.
    8. Works closely with employees and clients to ensure customer satisfaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA

Financial Aid Director/Consultant Resume

Summary : Responsive and student-focused financial aid professional with career success in working with students to determine their best financial aid options and assisting them through the student finance process.

Skills : Excellent Written And Verbal, Extensive Knowledge Of Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Developed and maintain polices and procedures manual for finance department.
    2. Manage financial aid staff for all locations, hold weekly finance meetings, conduct internal audits', provide staff training, hire/terminate as needed.
    3. Educate prospective students and their families on finance options and eligibility ensuring comfort and understanding through the process.
    4. Maintain compliance and accuracy of files for federal and state regulations.
    5. Collect, process and track required financial aid documents clearing files for payment prior to start.
    6. Complete Student status reports and manually update NSLDS as needed.
    7. Compile and submit IPEDS report, process Return of Title IV Funds Certify veterans for veterans' education benefits, maintain veterans files, invoice for vocational rehab program.
    8. Monitor receipt of federal funds, tuition assistance, scholarships, personal payments, and other funding to ensure accuracy of student accounts and to manage collections.
    9. Prepare and lead staff with annual financial aid audits, accreditation renewals and program reviews Assist in new program development and program changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Medical Assisting

Asst. Financial Aid Director Resume

Summary : Experienced administrative management professional with over 10 years of experience in Vocational Education. Dedicated to continuous improvement of the organizations processes in the face of rapidly evolving and changing markets. Extremely results-oriented and proactive in finding cost-effective solutions to company-wide problems.

Skills : Management, Accreditation Specialist, Human Resources, Excel, Microsoft Office, Bilingual, Customer Service, Communication.

Description :

    1. Manages all Title IV fund processes. Monitors departmental budgets.
    2. Reconciles receivables with the Business Office.
    3. Interprets and applies Federal laws and regulations as they relate to Title IV funding.
    4. Evaluates and assigns ongoing professional development to all employees in the department.
    5. Ensures that annual audits for the Title IV program are completed.
    6. Remain complaints by keeping abreast of any changes in the regulations.
    7. Maintains the Institute's data to ensure timely and accurate reporting is completed.
    8. Works closely with employees and clients to ensure customer satisfaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA

Financial Aid Director/Specialist Resume

Summary : Financial Aid Director provide direct counseling to students and their families regarding federal, state, institutional and private sources of aid, and assist students with the completion of aid applications.

Skills : Proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel, MS.

Description :

    1. Responsible for overalll supervision, coordination and policy development in the Financial Aid Office and Student Financial Aid Programs.
    2. Request Federal Funding for the Title IV Student Financial Aid Programs.
    3. Administered Federal Direct Loan Program.
    4. Developed and administered Institutional Loan program.
    5. Developed default management manual for loan programs.
    6. Responsible for all Loans collections and third party contracts.
    7. Prepare all external fiscal reports related to the Federal Title IV programs.
    8. Evaluate financial aid applications, deternine financial need and prepare award notification letters.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Real Estate

Financial Aid Director Resume

Headline : Acquire a position within a stable and upward moving company, where can utilize problem solving skills, educational background, and ability to work well with others to make positive contributions to the organization.

Skills : Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, IS3, Sap, Cognos, ED Express, ED Connect, Campus Vue, Freedom.

Description :

    1. Supervise personnel in accordance with college policies and applicable laws.
    2. Develop, implement and revise policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and college policies related to financial aid and scholarships.
    3. Develop, modify, implement and maintain the application intake and tracking process for proper documentation of all awards for audit trail.
    4. Maintain fund control records in accordance with funding level limitations.
    5. Complete federal, state, and institutional reports including applications for federal funding such as the FISAP.
    6. Counsel and advise students and parents regarding financial needs and issues.
    7. Monitor financial aid opportunities, academic progress, eligibility, and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Arts