The Assistant Director of Compliance is responsible for collaborating with stakeholders to effectively review, evaluate, update and audit all aspects of the Federal Work Study program as well as other practices related to Financial Aid policy. Identify and monitor essential metrics, reports, and key indicators that align with trainings and feedback to maintain compliance with federal guidelines and are consistent with best practice in the industry. Serve as policy expert, training facilitator and communications liaison throughout the University with regards to Financial Aid, Title IV regulations, and specifically the Federal Work Study program. This role will facilitate, support, and provide guidance in ensuring compliance to policies, practice, public-facing content, and adherence to all regulatory policy impacting departments within Enrollment Management.
Masters in Higher Education or related field
At least 4 years of Federal Student Aid operations and/or compliance experience within a Higher Education environment, or equivalent.
5+ years of experience working within Financial Aid in a large complex University system
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office software. Ability to work in a team environment required. Professional presentation and communication skills required. Proven ability to create communications that effectively reach multiple and diverse stakeholder groups. Demonstrated ability to identify trends in operational data. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Critical listening skills required. Proven ability to retain policy knowledge and effectuate compliance to University policy.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Project Management experience and implementation
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity