Assistant Director Financial Aid/Athletic Aid Coordinator
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Reporting to the Associate Director of Financial Aid Services, the Assistant Director/Athletic Aid Coordinator advises and recommends policy and procedure development, regulatory compliance, and interdepartmental relations with core campus departments related to student athletes.
Administering and awarding athletic scholarships in conjunction with financial aid from all other sources.
Monitor and communicate changes in financial aid and athletic scholarship programs and work closely with Associate Director and Athletic Compliance personnel to address compliance issues.
Establish and maintain student athlete records, monitor their financial aid and athletic aid award packages, and maintain eligibility in compliance with the rules and regulations set forth by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and UMass Amherst.
They will create, implement, and maintain a unified student award tracking system between the Financial Aid and Athletic offices.
In addition to athletic coordination, this position will assist in awarding departmental and endowment scholarships, prepare documentation for financial aid compliance audits and assist with federal and state program reconciliation.
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.