Assistant Director Student Financial Aid

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Director Student Financial Aid
Position Number 336190
Requisition Number B06078
Position Type Administrative
Class Code 9429
Time-limited through
Type of Appointment Full-Time
Faculty Position Sub-Type
Length of Appointment
Internal Recruitment? No
Working Hours 8a - 5p
Department Financial Aid Office
Organization Academic Affairs - ORG
Division Academic Affairs - DIV
Approved Hiring Salary Range $42,000 - negotiable
Pay Basis Annually

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

General Description / Primary Purpose

The Assistant Director Student Financial Aid, under the direction of an Associate Director or above, assists in the design, development and implementation of departmental processes and/or programs. Recommends policies and procedures to ensure effective coordination of departmental programs. This position reports to the Director of Financial Aid and is responsible for auditing, evaluating, and monitoring students’ financial aid records to determine eligibility for awarding financial aid programs and assist in retention.

Essential Duties

Job Function

Provides support to the Director of Student Financial Aid in managing Financial Aid process workflow and student eligibility, including Satisfactory Academic Progress and determination of degree applicable coursework. Determining and processing Professional Judgments.

Percentage Of Time 30
Job Function

Performs federal/state mandated audit of parent/student personal financial data.
Evaluates students’ financial aid files against supporting documents, i.e. parents and students taxable income from federal tax forms, untaxable income, family household size, number in college, and assets of the family.
Processes in-house corrections for the Federal Student Aid Report (includes monitoring problems with the correction process and communicating them to the supervisor).

Percentage Of Time 30
Job Function

Determines eligibility for awarding financial aid programs (Federal, State, and Institutional) and resolves over-awards.
Assists with refunds and repayment calculation and process for all Title IV programs.

Percentage Of Time 20
Job Function

Assists the Director in the hiring, supervision, and evaluation of verification staff, provides oversight for and enhances office workflow processes and ensures accuracy of the data input into the system and disseminated to other constituent groups. Directly responsible for the supervision and evaluation of the office’s 5 Financial Aid Specialists. Assists in training coworkers in various financial aid processes. Assists with public information and public relations events pertaining to financial aid. Prepares reports and responds to surveys.

Percentage Of Time 15
Job Function

During declared campus emergencies, this position may be required to perform specific job related duties at a designated off campus location or place of residence.

Percentage Of Time 5

Posting Detail Information

Marginal Functions


Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization and two years of experience directly related to the job functions; or a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization and four years of experience directly related to the job functions.

Faculty Position Required Qualifications
Departmental Requirements

Must possess a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution plus two years job related experience or a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and four years of job related experience. Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; must be well organized; must have strong computer skills; must have strong interpersonal skills.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

The holder of this position is responsible for any NCAA and Atlantic Sun Conference bylaws and guidelines that a member of the UNF Athletic Compliance Department provides in addition to all UNF regulations. The individual must also assure that NCAA, Conference and UNF regulations are followed to the best of their knowledge and any violations thereof are reported to UNF Athletic Compliance.

The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification
Machines/Equipment used regularly


Anticipated Start Date 10/09/2017
Job Posting Date 08/25/2017
Application Review Date 09/05/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Point of Contact Information Meghan Hull, 620-5828
Hiring Official Rod Andrews, 620-2276
Location if not Jacksonville
Special Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Please include 3 references with your application. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Meghan Hull at


Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents