Job Title:
Associate Director of Financial Aid

Bellevue College

Link to application for this position:


Job Location:
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue WA 98007
United States 

Application Deadline:
7/5/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

The Associate Director of Financial Aid is an exempt position that works under general direction, reports to the Director of Financial Aid, and is a member of the Student Central Leadership Team. This position supports and assists the director in the administration of the programs that make up federal, state and local campus-based aid. The associate director also works in collaboration with the leadership team and has responsibility for understanding the polices, and performing the functions related to the departments included in Student Central, and for the development of new procedures, policies, and training related to the work and operation of Student Central. A critical function of this position is to organize and direct the Financial Aid Office daily operations, supervise and train full and part-time staff, and assist other departments on campus to resolve problems and issues related to students, and procedures and regulations. The work is managerial in nature, and performs highly complex work related to the administration of the financial aid program as a whole. This position operates at the fully-qualified level with an ability to work independently and in accordance with federal, state and college regulations, rules, and policies.




-Bachelor's degree. Any combination of relevant education and/or experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

-Five years experience in administering two or more federal or state financial aid programs in a higher education setting.

-Two years progressive experience leading or supervising other staff (may include part-time and student employees).

-Experience using student financial aid database systems; demonstrated technical skills and proficiency with other software and computer systems.

-Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs - specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook.

-Ability to work in accordance with federal and state regulations, and college policies and procedures.

-Effective communication skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with persons from diverse populations.



-Experience using PeopleSoft in a Student Financial or Enrollment Services area

-Experience in developing and implementing business processes and technology solutions.


Will you accept electronic resumes?:

This position is not eligible for relocation allowance.

Background Check:

Prior to a new hire, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.


How to Apply:

-Click on the word Apply at the top right corner of the job announcement. Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete:

-Complete an online application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)

-Complete the supplemental questionnaire

-Attach a Resume

-Attach a Cover Letter

-Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (min 1 pg, max 2 pgs)