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[C19-007] - Associate Director Of Financial Aid

Position Information

Administrative Faculty


Contact Person:
Keri Lupachino
Phone: 860-8632-2204

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time Associate Director in the Office of Financial Aid.  The Associate Director of Financial Aid is responsible for systems operations and assists in the planning, coordination and operation of the Financial Aid Office.  Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.  The Associate Director must be available evenings and weekends as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Four years of experience in student services, including two years in financial aid demonstrating the ability to relate effectively to students and staff, broad knowledge of financial aid practices and federal and state regulations
  • Demonstrated strong technical knowledge of ERP and Financial Aid Systems, and working knowledge of Microsoft Suite
  • Experience with ELM, NSLDS and US Department of Education programs and processes
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and presentation skills and ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public
  • Commitment to serving a diverse student body

Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable to the above may also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Five years’ experience in financial aid administration
  • Work experience with SQL query, design and development
  • Work experience developing test plans, e.g., testing student information system implementation functions
  • Proficient understanding of development and implementation processes
  • Experience with Ellucian's Banner

The University:  CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system.  Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose.  CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates.  CCSU is richly diverse: more than 30 percent of students are from a traditional minority heritage.  Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford.  CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.”  Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.

Application and Appointment:  For full consideration, applications must be received by December 13, 2018.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience; minimum starting salary is $61,617.  To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button electronically submit the following in a single file:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current resume
  • Names of three current professional references (one must be a current or former supervisor) with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e. SSN, DOB, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Emailed, faxed or mailed copies will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Keri Lupachino at 860-832-2204 or     

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.