Associate Director of Financial Planning

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Financial Aid/Financial Planning

Position Title

Associate Director of Financial Planning


Financial Planning


General University

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Atlanta, GA

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The purpose of this position is to determine eligibility and administer federal, state, and institutional financial aid to eligible students within the regulations and guidelines of each program; and with a proficiency and accuracy that meets department needs. This position will also counsel and advise prospective students, and returning students, in regards to the financial aid process, documents required, and unique student and family situations that may impact financial aid eligibility. This position will be responsible for processing requirements for a designated FA program. This position will be responsible for managing all additional administrative functions required for the processing of financial aid and determining continued eligibility. This position will serve other duties as assigned to include administrative functions and financial aid presentations.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required along with at least two years of related experience to include accounting/finance, computer technology/software, and customer service.  

The successful candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in order to communicate with students, parents and internal customers.  Must be able to multi-task and be detail oriented to perform varied duties under strict time constraints.  Must be able to work well under pressure, in a team environment, and with a diverse population to provide excellent service.  Must have the ability to prioritize work flow and work with many interruptions.  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Describe your prior accounting and/or finance experience.
3. Do you have any previous financial aid or higher education experience? If so, please describe.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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