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Assistant Director/Senior Assistant Director

Posted: 09/19/2021

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Job no: 499319
Department: Student Financial Assistance
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Enrollment Services
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Assistant Director/Senior Assistant Director

Hours Per Week: 40

Job Summary:
This professional staff member reports to the Associate Director of Student Financial Assistance for all assigned functions and is responsible for assisting with the administration and coordination of system related areas of the Office of Student Financial Assistance with supervisory responsibilities of the appropriate staff.


Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Assist with building Ellucian Banner jobs in AppWorx job scheduling software
  • Assist the Associate Director with packaging of federal, state, and University aid.
  • Back up to the Associate Director in the system area
  • Assists in the development of policy and procedures which relate to the systems area of the office.
  • Responsible for monthly and year-end reconciliation activities in all federal financial aid programs.
  • Responsible for running various financial aid reports and disseminating to appropriate staff, including but not limited to transfer monitoring, disbursement, V4 & V5.
  • Serves as backup to staff supporting financial aid functions such as verification, loan processing, daily transmission of files to and from the U.S. Department of Education to ensure that processing is current.
  • Assists Associate Director with the Ellucian Banner system maintenance, including yearly set up activities, creating and processing popsels, testing and implementation of software releases and processes.
  • Assists in preparation of federal fund management reporting.
  • Analyze current technical business processes and make recommendations to leadership.


Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Director:
Associate's Degree or 2 years of experience with automated systems and analyzing business processes

Senior Assistant Director:
Associate's Degree and 2 years of experience or 4 years of experience with automated systems and analyzing business processes


Desired Qualifications:

Business Process Analysis
Experience in supporting Ellucian Banner financial aid software. Database experience. Experience in student financial aid.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with others
Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and planning skills


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Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

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EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 20 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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