Associate Director for Outreach, SEAA
Associate Director for Outreach, SEAA
About the Opportunity
The Associate Director of Outreach will serve as a senior member of the Grants, Training and Outreach division staff and will lead a team whose primary purpose is to conduct outreach efforts that are designed to assist students and families in understanding how to pay for college, and to increase the college-going rate in North Carolina, with special emphasis on serving subsets of student populations such as adult learners. The position will be responsible for program and policy development designed to expand awareness of the availability of student financial aid and completion of the FAFSA, including but not limited to managing agency programs such as Finish the FAFSA, designing SEAA outreach communications, overseeing content of the Pay section of CFNC.org, and serving as a subject matter expert regarding FAFSA completion data with internal and external stakeholders.
This position may be eligible for a hybrid or remote work arrangement, consistent with System Office policy. The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) employees are generally required to reside in North Carolina, within a 2-hour commuting distance of their assigned duty station.
About the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority
The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA), an agency of the State of North Carolina, is authorized by the General Assembly to plan, finance and administer student financial assistance programs of a statewide or inter-institutional nature. It serves students attending public and private two- and four-year colleges and universities in North Carolina, as well as families of students attending nonpublic K-12 schools.
About the Team
The Grants, Training and Outreach Division administers over 30 aid programs awarding over $350 million to approximately 150,000 K12 and college students each year. The Division also conducts FAFSA outreach programs to educate and assist North Carolina students and families with paying for college and offers training programs for financial aid professionals and school counselors.
Minimum Education, Experience, and Skills
Minimum of master's or other advanced degree; or undergraduate degree and at least two years of related experience.
- Skilled with analyzing and explaining FAFSA completion data.
- Experience developing and implementing new innovative programs.
- Commitment to quality and innovation.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills. Supervisory experience.
Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills
Strong commitment to and knowledge of student financial aid or college access services gained through a minimum of 5 years, 10 preferred, of professional leadership experience in the field; national experience also preferred.
- Classification: Associate Director
- Appointment Type: Permanent
- Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
- Employment Type: EHRA
- EHRA Category: Instructional, Research and Information Technology
- Location: Raleigh, NC USA
- Position Number: 20045405
Equal Employment Opportunity and Other Information
The UNC System Office (includes PBS NC, NCSEAA, and NC Arboretum) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
The UNC System Office (includes PBS NC, NCSEAA, and NC Arboretum) is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
To claim veteran's preference, all eligible persons must indicate their eligibility as requested on the application. A DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, may be required later in the selection process.
The UNC System Office (includes PBS NC, NCSEAA, and NC Arboretum) participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Human Resources Contact Information
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