Position Announcement - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • June 06, 2018 11:33 AM
    Message # 6289837

    Assistant Director – Student Employment 

    Office of Student Financial Aid

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Applications are being sought for the position of Assistant Director, Student Employment in the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Established in 1867, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a premier public research university distinguished by the breadth and quality of its programs. Located in east central Illinois, the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign is the state’s flagship public university and has an enrollment of over 47,000 students. Last year, over $872 million in financial aid funds were disbursed to 72% of the students enrolled.

    The Assistant Director, Student Employment is a member of the management team that supervises and is responsible for the day-to-day activities in the Student Employment Unit in the Office of Student Financial Aid.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provide leadership, supervision and direction in the Student Employment Unit in OSFA.
    • Serve as a member of the office's management team which directs all office activity including, but not limited to, planning, supervision, staff training, public presentations, serving as a liaison with appropriate offices and agencies, communication, developing and implementing policies and procedures, regulatory compliance, fiscal management, report preparation, and directing day-to-day activities of the office.
    • Serve as the lead campus person for administering all aspects of the undergraduate student employment programs.
    • Responsible for student employment processing in Banner HR, the HR Front End and other related systems; evaluates electronic employment documents for undergraduate employees.
    • Interpret and understand federal, state, and institutional financial aid program regulations, human resource regulations and campus awarding policies and processes.
    • Responsible for the direct supervision, training and evaluation of staff in the Student Employment Unit.
    • Determines eligibility and calculates all Federal Work-Study Graduate Assistantship awards.
    • Manages all community service student employment programs, including the preparation of all annual contracts with off-campus agencies.
    • Review and respond to undergraduate student unemployment claims.
    • Manages and is responsible for the Virtual Job Board.
    • Monitors Federal Work-Study pay loaders.
    • Serve as liaison with campus hiring officials, off-campus employers, Payroll, and other Human Resource departments.
    • Identify problems and contribute to the development and implementation of solutions.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director and Director of the Office of Student Financial Aid.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in student financial aid or human resource administration that demonstrates experience with a broad range of student aid or human resource programs
    • Supervisory or leadership experience
    • Education and experience should reflect the responsibilities for financial aid or human resource administration in a large and highly complex environment and the supervision of a staff delivering a wide range of financial aid programs and services to a diverse student body.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's Degree

    Procedure for candidacy:

    This position is a full-time, twelve-month academic professional appointment. The starting date is as soon as possible after the close of the search and salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. For full consideration, applications should be received by June 18, 2018. Interviews may begin prior to close of the search, but a hiring decision will not be made until the search closes. Please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of application, resume, and the names/addresses/telephone numbers of three professional references. For further information about this position, please contact Jennifer Steiling at steiling@illinois.edu.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


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