• Full Time
  • New York, NY
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Assistant Director, Student Financial Services

Rose Hill

Fordham University


Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 


Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents 
A generous employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.  
University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Hybrid Policy:       

Please review the Hybrid Policy here.



Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Scholarships and Special Programs, the Assistant Director for Student Financial Services assists in the administration, compliance, and processing of financial aid programs.


This position will evaluate, analyze, and process detailed confidential reports to determine student eligibility for financial assistance using both federal and institutional methodology. Provides leadership, administrative effectiveness, and financial aid services through an emphasis on individual attention to students and high-quality customer service.


This position may require some evening and weekend work hours.


Essential Functions        

Assists in the management and processing of donor-related scholarships, ROTC, athletics, and other special projects as assigned.
Assists with adjustment of financial aid for compliance issues.
Interacts with other University offices.
Assists in all aspects of financial aid administration including, but not limited to, counseling of students and parents, needs analysis, processing of applications, and packaging.
Reads, interprets, communicates, and supports compliance with the most recent regulatory releases and/or procedures for assigned programs.

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Additional Functions      

Conducts financial aid and financing presentations.
Participates in professional development workshops.
May be required to work at other Fordham campuses.

Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts or Business.
Minimum of 2 years of student financial services experience

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Proven administrative skills, including delivery of high-quality customer service
Knowledge of Federal and New York State Financial Aid Programs
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Preferred Qualifications 

Knowledge of Powerfaids and Banner Systems
Experience in customer-oriented or consumer credit financing

Minimum Starting Salary: $62,400


Maximum Starting Salary: $63,000


Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.




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Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 


Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.


Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories