Associate Director of Financial Planning and Registrar Services

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Savannah, GA
Categories: Financial Aid/Financial Planning, Registrar's Office

Position Title

Associate Director of Financial Planning and Registrar Services


Financial Planning


School of Medicine

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Savannah, GA

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The position will process and award financial aid in compliance with federal, state, and institutional regulations as well as counsel both currently enrolled and new School of Medicine students regarding financial aid awards and processes, as well as debt management and financial wellness. The position will assist the Registrar in the registration and enrollment verification processes and maintain permanent student records for School of Medicine students. The position will analyze data, make judgments, and act independently while reporting to the Director of Student Financial Planning.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required along with two years of related experience which should include regulatory or compliance experience, and/or accounting/finance experience. Customer service experience is also required. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Candidates who have prior experience working with Graduate and/or Health Professional Students are highly desirable.

The successful candidate must have a valid driver's license as this position may require some travel.


The successful candidate must have:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills needed to build working relationships with students, peers and administration
  • Ability to accurately enter and analyze data in the AAMC and Mercer Student Information System
  • Ability to work with numbers, details, and deadlines
  • Ability to interpret and comprehend complex federal financial aid regulations
  • Ability to have a solid understanding of academic processes, as well as courses and terms relevant to the medical school
  • Ability to work with confidential information in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and perform tasks in a timely manner
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to prepare reports, documents and other visual aids
  • Customer service and presentation skills
  • Ability to discern extenuating circumstances that may affect financial aid eligibility
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


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. What qualities and/or experiences make you the best candidate for this position?
3. Do you have a valid driver's license?

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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