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Boston College Director, Financial Aid #4527 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Reporting directly to the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and the Director of Student Financial Strategies, the Director of Financial Aid (Director) will be responsible for implementing the University?s financial strategies and leading the daily operations of Financial Aid within the Office of Student Services. The Director communicates and collaborates with the Director of Student Financial Strategies and the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management to develop best practices and approaches for aid and student employment policies. Boston College is one of 20 private universities committed to need blind admission and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of all admitted undergraduate students. In accordance with its Jesuit mission, the University is committed to enrolling the highest quality student body regardless of a family?s financial circumstances, thus ensuring a socioeconomically diverse student population. Aside from 18 Gabelli Presidential Scholarships awarded on the basis of academic merit, and athletic scholarships administered by the Athletics Department, all undergraduate financial aid is awarded strictly according to need as determined by Boston College institutional methodology. Boston College is a member of the 568 Presidents Group. Boston College meets the full demonstrated need of all admitted students through a combination of institutional grants, federal loans, and work study jobs. Institutional grants for graduate students are awarded by individual graduate school enrollment offices, which work in conjunction with Financial Aid to administer federal loans. The Director will lead a service-oriented team of 17 professionals who partner with offices across the University including Undergraduate Admission, Athletics, Student Affairs, Student Services, and the Office of Mission and Ministry. The ideal candidate will have strong initiative and consistently dependable judgement in assuring compliance with Federal and State laws and policies as well as Boston College?s policies governing the confidential financial information of students.