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Assistant Director of Financial Assistance 

Education:    See Description  

Experience:    See Description  

Appointment Date:    Applicants who apply by June 13, 2014 will receive priority. Review will continue until position is filled

Job Description:


Rank & Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with experience

Date of this notice: May 28, 2014    

Job Description:

  • Oversee Federal Direct Loan processing
  • Supervise the Scholarship Services Office
  • Oversee the processing of Veterans Education Benefits
  • Supervise and participate in Financial Aid Management software management, data entry, word processing, and file management in a PC, mainframe and relational database environment
  • Supervise staff, providing direction on a daily basis
  • Review, refine, develop and implement financial aid policies and procedures
  • Counsel students and families regarding financial assistance programs
  • Develop highly technical policies and procedures necessary to administer financial assistance and scholarships
  • Make presentations during recruiting and public education activities throughout the year
  • Take responsibility for a specific portion of students receiving financial assistance
  • Consult with the Director and carry out duties as assigned


  • Master’s Degree required
  • Detail-oriented and accurate with the ability to work within a highly technical PC and mainframe based computing environment
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate others
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Ability to work and supervise staff in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Master’s Degree required


At least three (3) years of experience in financial assistance preferred

Apply and send credentials:

Please send a letter of application, current resume and the name and addresses of three references either by mail or electronically to:  

Craig Karlin
Chair, Search Committee
Financial Assistance Office
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099


Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.