Associate Director of Student Financial Aid Counseling, Student Employment and Financial Wellness

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

Position Title

Associate Director of Student Financial Aid Counseling, Student Employment and Financial Wellness


Financial Planning


General University

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Atlanta, GA

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This position requires a highly motivated, self directed individual with the ability to deliver at a high level and develop and maintain collaborative relationships inside and outside of the Financial Planning Office. The incumbent must possess the ability to prioritize effectively, proactively solve problems, and manage multiple projects simultaneously with high levels of accuracy. This position requires a self-motivated individual with excellent decision making skills, the ability to achieve goals within or ahead of established time frames, as well as good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. The successful candidate must possess excellent attention to detail, analytical and documentation skills, as well as be proficient in technology skills, including Microsoft Suite or Office Applications. The Associate Director must maintain a positive manner, be well organized and able to perform under pressure in a fast-paced, high performance environment. The successful candidate must be comfortable making presentations in front of groups, traveling to work-study partnership locations near Mercer campuses, and have the ability to communicate effectively with students regarding financial wellness. This position must possess the ability to work well with students, faculty, and staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, and collaborative environment.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and one year of financial aid or closely related experience, which could include working in accounting/finance or computer technology/software. Prior customer service experience is also required. 

Candidates must have a valid driver's license as this position requires travel.


High level of accuracy.

Ability to problem solve.

Ability to manage different projects simultaneously.

Ability to travel to work-study partnership sites.

Public speaking ability

Is a criminal background 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. 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.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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