Alma College invites applications for a Director of Work and Financial Opportunities. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position. The Director of Work and Financial Opportunities is directly responsible for helping students and their families understand various financial aspects of attending college, including the exploration of scholarships, work study opportunities and paid internships. The preferred start date for the position is March 1, 2012.
This position is supervised by the Associate Vice President for Student Opportunities and Diversity and will consult regularly with the Director of Financial Aid. The position does not supervise professional staff. Additional roles of this position include:
- Coordinate financial literacy workshops for both students and parents;
- Assist with the planning and implementation of campus-wide retention initiatives;
- Identify opportunities for synergy between these activities and the work of other offices;
- Help create and implement a development approach to campus employment in conjunction with the Associate Vice President for Student Opportunities and Diversity.
A Master’s degree in a relevant field or evidence of significant relevant knowledge of and experience with government and private databases concerning financial aid is required. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student and parent population. Strong organization, communication and presentation skills are expected. Previous experience within a small liberal arts college setting is preferred.
Review of applications will begin January 9, 2012. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae/résumé, and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Nick Piccolo, Vice President forÂ Student Affairs, Alma College, 614 W. Superior St., Alma, MI 48801.
A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Alma is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. For more information about the College, visit www.alma.edu.
Posted: Tue, December 20th, 2011 at 3:11PM