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Harvard University Senior Admissions and Financial Aid Officer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

59408BRAuto req ID:59408BRJob Code:S0156P FSS Financial Aid Officer II Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Senior Admissions and Financial Aid Officer in the Humanities and Social SciencesSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :056Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Additional Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor's degree preferred; familiarity with financial aid preferred; computer skills, finance and budget administration experience; excellent communication skills; demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to handle numerous projects with meticulous attention to detail. Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently. Familiarity with Harvard a plus, but not required.

Additional Information:All Harvard employees must be fully vaccinated. Individuals may submit a request for exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement and exemptions may be found at the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage:”Department:Graduate School of Arts and SciencesPre-Employment Screening:Identity Job Function:Faculty & Student Services School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience

Working Conditions:This position will be based in Cambridge, MA and will require a weekly on-campus presence. Individual flexible and hybrid work options for this role will be discussed during the interview process. Position Description:

Reports to the Assistant Director of Financial Aid for the Humanities & FAS Social Sciences and Senior Admissions Officer. Works with all aspects of the financial aid process, including admissions, recruiting, analyzing financial aid, and counseling A.M. and Ph.D. candidates concerning the application process, fellowship sources, loans and jobs. Manages the financial aid budgets for approximately one-third of the cohort Humanities and Social Sciences programs. Prepares aid packages and award letters, assigns restricted funds and gifts and administers a number of Harvard and outside grant and fellowship programs. Assists in updating office publications and interacts with related University offices. Related job duties as required.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.