Cuyahoga Community College - Executive Director, Financial Aid

  • January 11, 2019 4:35 PM
    Message # 6996155


    Cuyahoga Community College

    Career Opportunity


    Executive Director, Financial Aid

    Closing Date: February 8, 2019

    Company Overview

    Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) opened in 1963 as Ohio's first community college and remains Ohio's oldest and largest public community college. We provide high quality, affordable education and programs to more than 900,000 members of our community at four campuses and supporting locations in Northeast Ohio. Tri-C is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Tri-C employees have access to affordable insurance, use of the College’s health and fitness facilities, reduced or waived tuition for College classes and many other perks.

    Job Summary

    Cuyahoga Community College is seeking qualified candidates for an Executive Director, Financial Aid position. This position is located in the The successful candidate will coordinate and oversee College-wide financial aid operations, plan, execute, and evaluate all aspects of student financial aid administration for all sites, and provide College-wide leadership for the Student Financial Aid & Scholarships department.

    The Executive Director will provide leadership, strategic direction and coordination to make certain the philosophy, goals, and operating principles of the Student Financial Aid & Scholarship Offices are maintained so that the student enrollment experience is consistent from site to site. The Executive Director will also ensure that core enrollment services of the various Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Offices are consistently implemented and maintained at each site and will provide subject-matter expertise within the financial aid department. Is responsible for related fiscal planning, execution, and optimization of funding resources, and communicates regularly with the campus' Deans of Access & Completion, Offices of Finance and Business Services, Foundation, Registrar’s Office, and others, as appropriate. 


    Minimum Required Education and Experience/ Training

    • Master’s Degree. (Significant related experience may substitute for education.)

    • Minimum of six years of demonstrated progressively responsible experience in student financial assistance.

    •Demonstrated experience managing admissions, financial aid or enrollment management activities.

    •Demonstrated experience with an integrated student and financial aid ERP system.

    •Demonstrated experience dealing with the USDE and with federal audits required.

    •Demonstrated experience operationalizing systemic processes in a large-scale organization.

    •Demonstrated experience hiring, training, developing, scheduling, supervising and managing the work performance of others.

    •Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a business area’s budget.

    Preferred Qualifications


    All of the required education and experience/training noted above, along with knowledge and experience with Banner’s student and financial aid information and related student transaction systems.


    Application Instructions:

    Visit our Career Center at to review the complete job posting and to apply online. 

    Contact Information:  

    Kimberly Moss, PHR, SHRM-CP

    Manager, Talent Acquisition

    Cuyahoga Community College

     Human Resources Department

    Phone:  (216) 987-4838

    Email Address:


    Cuyahoga Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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