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Characteristics of a Top Notch Financial Aid Director

The April issue of University Business features an article from Jen Wick on what it takes to be a "top notch" financial aid director.



In an article picked up by both NASFAA's Today's News and Academic Impression's Higher Ed Impact's Weekly Scan, Jen writes:


Today’s financial aid director wears many hats: counselor, manager of budgets, supervisor, implementer of regulations, and keeper of data, to name a few. As the role of financial aid director has become increasingly complex and challenging, so has filling this position. A job posting could read something like a hybrid circus performer: juggler/tight-rope walker/magician with excellent communication, supervisory and financial management skills, and at least five years of experience in financial aid.

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04/24/2012