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Associate Director of Financial Aid: Compliance Officer

Apply now Job no: 494131
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Managerial

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Student Affairs, the Associate Director of Financial Aid, Compliance Officer, is responsible for ensuring adherence to federal, state and institutional regulations relating to student financial aid.  The Compliance Officer serves as Rowan University’s key resource for educating and training on regulations and compliant processes related to student financial aid.  The Office of Financial Aid administers over $250 million in financial aid to undergraduate, graduate and professional students.   


  • Assures regulatory compliance pertaining to federal and state student aid programs through provision of thorough and timely training and development and implementation of appropriate processes and procedures.
  • Remains current on all federal and institutional regulations.
  • Liaises with Rowan University financial aid community to ensure financial aid compliance is executed effectively across the university.
  • Identifies potential areas of vulnerability and risk.
  • Identifies areas of non-compliance with financial aid regulations, spearheading recommendations of appropriate corrective actions to manager and mitigate risk.
  • Establishes standards and implements procedures to monitor and identify noncompliance with applicable rules and regulations.
  • Monitors federal notices of proposed rulemaking for financial aid.
  • Reviews and interprets rules impacting Rowan University and prepares responses where appropriate.
  • Coordinates audit activities with auditors and executes audit plan.
  • Conducts regular file reviews and coordinates findings with appropriate stakeholders.
  • Coordinates training of Office of Financial Aid staff and other relevant colleagues through workshops and webinars on federal and state financial aid requirements.
  • Develops and maintains financial aid compliance training manual for the office.
  • Works with financial aid staff to ensure accurate documentation of policies and procedures for the administration of the federal Title IV and State programs.
  • Coordinates, prepares, and reviews regular reports to measure financial aid program compliance.
  • Partners with Director, to coordinate new employee onboarding and maintain the Office of Financial Aid policy and procedure manual that has policies related to Satisfactory Academic Progress, Professional Judgement and Verification standards.
  • Ensures compliance with NCAA applicable Division regulations.
  • Ensures both the accessibility of financial aid information on the Rowan University website and timely delivery of the required student financial aid information notifications to current and prospective students and employees.
  • Monitors Rowan University websites, publications, and other communications for compliance with Rowan University policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the review process for all materials disseminated to members of the University community related to federal aid and education financing.
  • The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred. 
  • A minimum of seven years of professional financial aid experience.
  • Knowledge of Banner, Microsoft Applications and Cognos reporting a plus.

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