This position has significant impact and influence on policy and program development. May lead project with campuswide impact that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources. Serves on the FAS Operations Team, Senior Management Team and Student Funding Team and provides leadership and expertise to all FAS staff. Works to develop teamwork among constituents, and promote a sense of excellence within the organization.
Serves on the senior management team to collaboratively develop strategic goals, priorities and metrics and leads projects and initiatives to better FAS business operations. Provides leadership in budget planning, financial forecast, fiscal management, controls, accountability and risk management of the growing $500+ million student aid and scholarships funds. Develops and manages complex financial and student aid data reports, analyzes & interprets Federal, State and University regulations and policies related to financial aid, performs expert analysis of complex student aid data, makes strategic recommendations to the Director.
$73,800.00 - 155,900.00/Yr
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Extensive knowledge and experience working with financial aid funds management rules, regulations and requirements at federal, state and university levels in a large university environment;
Significant experience in budget planning and financial forecasting, grants management and reporting, accounting and payroll;
Extensive experience with financial aid regulations, policies, processes and procedures in a large university environment and ability to interpret and apply university, state and federal legislation and regulations relating to student financial aid funds, evaluate and make exceptions when necessary.
Experience working with current technologies to modify existing or implement new programs; writing in Structured Query Language (SQL) or other business intelligence application for reports and queries; performing complex spreadsheet analyses;
Progressive leadership and management skills (5+ years) to achieve organizational objectives through the coordinated achievements of subordinate staff; supervisory skills to recruit, motivate, coach and develop staff and to build and maintain a cohesive, productive and effective team;
Excellent interpersonal communication skills to clearly and effectively interact and train others when explaining financial aid regulations and applied technologies.
Extensive experience with both automated student information system and financial/accounting systems;
Strong analytical and technical skills to perform complex statistical and quantitative analysis, extract relevant data and produce sophisticated reports to facilitate critical decisions. Demonstrated skills to effectively identify problems and develop solutions; skills to manage multiple projects, changing and emerging priorities, and a high volume of work effectively and collaboratively.
Bachelor's degree in finance and business administration or equivalent combination of education and/or experience;
Financial leadership experience in a large university, preferably with knowledge of University of California;
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team, provide input, value and accept differences, and mentor a respectful and productive work environment, and the ability to suggest, accept, and adapt to change.
Experience developing innovative financial aid and scholarships solutions and programs, attempting difficult and unfamiliar projects/ assignments and respond with flexibility and producing positive outcomes;
High degree of skills working with confidential information;
Experience in making presentations to groups, facilitating group discussions, and achieving consensus from disparate perspectives.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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