• Boston, MA
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26Job description

Our University client in Boston is looking for a Director of Financial Aid for one of their programs. The contract is initially for 3 months with the potential to go perm.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Directs all aspects of the financial aid function for program.
  • Manages, maintains and tracks a financial aid scholarship budget.
  • Interfaces with all program students and staff as well as other offices providing subject matter expertise and guidance.
  • Represents program on major university wide financial aid committees.
  • Provides counseling for students and applicants regarding general financial aid availability, student loans (federal and private) all for graduate programs
  • Creates and revises publications, forms and websites relating to financial aid and participates in recruiting events.
  • Develops and executes financial aid strategy in support of students
  • Manages, tracks and monitors budgets totaling more than 10 million dollars in school-based scholarships to ensure awarding strategies are consistent with school resources.
  • Provides financial aid information for accreditation reviews.
  • Oversees statistical reports for surveys.
  • Researches and resolves financial aid and student account problems.
  • Reconciles financial reports.
  • Assists students in appropriate budget planning and advises on best methods to finance education with lowest borrowing.
  • Counsels students in distress/crisis over financial difficulties and fear of debt and loan repayment.
  • Manages confidential student matters and private financial data.
  • Advocates on behalf of students in order to ensure optimal student experience.


  • Bachelors Degree (in a related field)
  • Prior experience financial aid for a University
  • Prior experience with budgeting and reporting
  • Comfort working with a range of stakeholders.


Higher Education, Financial Services, and Education Management

Employment type




Job function

Education, Finance and Management



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