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Associate Director Concordia College-Moorhead

12 Jan 2022 3:28 PM | Jess Christensen

Are you looking for a super awesome team to join?  If so we would love to have you join our team!

Concordia College-Moorhead is currently seeking to fill an Associate Director of Financial Aid position.  This is a full-time position located in Moorhead, MN.  Position is open until filled.

Full posting and details can be found at https://hr.cord.edu/postings/8558


Position Title

Associate Director - Financial Aid

Job Summary/Basic Function

  1. Provide leadership, guidance, and support to the department and advise and collaborate with the Senior Associate Director and AVP in key decision-making regarding budget, strategy, policy, procedure, and compliance. 
  2. Assist with annual audit(s), program review(s), FISAP, and other compliance matters.  
  3. Advise in-person, by phone, email, and text students and families on all aspects of the financial aid process.
  4. Present information to individuals, small, or large groups
  5. Help students and families understand the cost of college and develop a plan to pay for costs not covered by financial aid.
  6. Administer and award various institutional, state, and/or federal aid programs/processes.
  7. Maintain a thorough working knowledge of institutional, state, and federal regulations, policies, and procedures.
  8. Determine student eligibility for various financial aid programs through evaluation of application and other documentation materials.
  9. Exercise professional judgement when reviewing appeals and special circumstances with guidance from or in collaboration with Senior/Associate Directors or Associate Vice President.
  10. Maintain highest ethics and integrity with regard to data confidentiality and privacy.
  11. Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of diverse cultures or backgrounds.
  12. Collect and prepare data for statistical reports and surveys.
  13. Exercise great attention to detail in all aspects of aid program administration.
  14. Collaborate with colleagues from across all units of the institution including, but not limited to: Registrar, Business, Admission, Marketing & Communication, Academic Affairs, Residence Life, Dining Services, Student Success, Advancement, Human Resources, and Global Education
  15. Assist with the smooth operation and overall success of the Financial Aid Office by providing input regarding office policy and procedure, being a team player, and performing other duties as assigned.

 This position is eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree; 3+ years of experience



Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in higher education; Knowledge of Title IV regulations in a higher education setting; Experience with Banner or other Financial Aid Management System; Experience with Social Media/Website Communication best practices; High level proficiency with computer programs; 



EEO/AA Statement

Concordia College will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other legally protected status.



If you have questions feel free to reach out to Associate VP for Enrollment and Financial Aid, Eric Addington, eaddingt@cord.edu or Senior Associate Director, Jess Christensen, jchriste@cord.edu.


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