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Director of Financial Aid

Randolph College seeks applicants for the position of Director of Financial Aid.  Randolph is a private co-educational, liberal arts and sciences institution situated on a 100-acre campus in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.  Randolph students engage the world critically and creatively, live and work honorably, and experience life abundantly during their journeys to the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and throughout their lives. Please visit our website at for more information about the institution.

Position Description:

Reporting to the Dean of Admission, the Director of Financial Aid is a strategic and collaborative partner who helps to ensure that the investment of the College’s financial aid resources support enrollment, retention, and the financial sustainability of the College. The Director oversees and administers more than $15 million in financial aid resources in accordance with federal, state, and institutional policies; provides strategic and tactical leadership for financial aid team members; develops and implements policies and procedures; informs and counsels students and parents about available resources; and provides an exemplary level of service to students, families, and internal clients.  The Director will serve a key role in the recruitment and retention of students and also as a contributing member of the campus community to support and advance the mission of the College.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of seven years financial aid experience as counselor, administrator, and manager within a non-profit, higher education environment
  • Knowledge of state/federal regulations and application to daily operations required
  • Proficiency with a financial aid management platform required (PowerFAIDs strongly preferred), including collaboration with IT programmer analysts for upgrades
  • Previous use of the CRM Slate is encouraged, but not required
  • Experience with reporting requirements for SCHEV, CDS, FISAP, and NCAA
  • Experience as an SCO for VA benefits and Tuition Exchange administrator
  • Familiarity with endowment scholarship matching
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, organization, and communication skills

The College offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the Director of Human Resources, Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA  24503 or via email to (preferred method).  Review of resumes will begin immediately.

The Randolph community values and supports diversity and an inclusive environment. We are particularly interested in hiring candidates who will enrich the diversity of our campus. Randolph is an EOE employer.

  • Randolph College is a private liberal arts college in Lynchburg, Virginia attracting students from Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, and beyond. We provide a rigorous academic program that features small classes with top-ranked professors and hands-on, experiential learning.

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