Director of Financial Aid Systems

Director of Financial Aid Systems

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Metropolitan State University of DenverĀ  seeks applications for a Director of Financial Aid Systems.

Job Description

The Director of Financial Aid Systems position manages Banner and other automated systems and services used by the Office of Financial Aid, Scholarships and Call Center (OFASCC). This critical position works independently to provide service and support to OFASCC staff through identifying, implementing and supporting automation needs within Banner as well as other applications and systems. While monitoring all aspects of Financial Aid and related or contingent modules or functions in Banner, this position serves to coordinate and maintain the reporting, programming and processing schedules pertinent to all automated systems and services. The position tests and trouble-shoots existing, updated and new systems and services as well as maintains the competency to correct or recommend technical solutions. The Director is responsible for the integrity and quality control of data into and output from the Banner system, including file exchanges with the federal, state and third-party vendor entities. They will also prepare federal, state and institutional fiscal and statistical reports; ensure accuracy and reliable output from systems based reports and data; develop and provide training for OFASCC staff of all updated and new automated systems, processes and services; function as the primary liaison between the OFASCC and Information Technology staff; participate in the development of quality assurance assessments and support of OFASCC projects; and serve in direct support of OFASCC units. The Director is a member of the OFASCC Financial Aid Director team, which develops, recommends, implements and monitors operating policies and procedures. This position reports to the Executive Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships. This position supervises the Systems Processor and Financial Aid Analyst and may be in direct supervision of student, part time and/or temporary employees and will likely work closely with consultants under contract with the university. This position requires frequent contact with a number of campus offices and departments including: Information Technology, Student Accounts/Cashiering, Admissions, Registrar, Fiscal, Enrollment Management, Human Resources and Accounting Services. This position is a three year temporary position with the intention of becoming a permanent position once permanent funding is secured.

Application Instructions

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information. Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.