The Financial Services Coordinator will possess a comprehensive understanding of NCAA rules related to financial aid and serve as a liaison to the University Office of Financial Aid regarding financial aid regulations and policies. The Financial Services Coordinator will maintain detailed records of athletically-related financial aid disbursements and ensure that all aid is provided in accordance with NCAA and Big Ten rules as well as institutional policies. The Financial Services Coordinator will convey a strong customer service attitude and assist coaches, student-athletes and athletic administrators with issues related to financial aid and the related rules and regulations. The Financial Services Coordinator will consistently and reliably demonstrate good judgment, sound reasoning, practicality and the ability to problem-solve.
Authorize and monitor disbursement of athletic scholarship funds
Prepare and maintain NCAA squad lists in Jumpforward
Monitor NCAA financial aid team and individual limits
Monitor and evaluate student-athlete eligibility for outside scholarships
Coordinate National Letter of Intent and Big Ten tender process and preparation
Coordinate annual student-athlete notification of scholarship awards
Oversee student-athlete book loan process and billing
Primary liaison with coaches regarding scholarship issues
Primary liaison with student-athletes regarding account issues
Liaison with Office of Financial Aid for scholarship issues
Oversee vacation period meals and housing per diem
Create data queries for NCAA and UM compliance reports and Academic Services Program as needed
Student Unit liaison (Athletic Department) for M-Pathways
Assist with completion of various NCAA reports
Participate in audits by various internal and external entities
Maintain data in annual gender equity participation and scholarship report for internal use
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
At least 3 years of experience with financial aid in either a Division I athletics program or a university financial aid office
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA and Big Ten rules related to financial aid
Experience with MPathways or similar PeopleSoft based system
How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The University of Michigan Athletic Department is dedicated to building a department culture which demonstrates respect for all, shows compassion for others, and celebrates the differences among our staff, student-athletes, and supporters. We are committed to the hiring and development of diverse staff who contribute to an inclusive environment.
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:
Generous time off
A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
Long-term disability coverage
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 189376
About University of Michigan Athletic Department
The University of Michigan athletics date back to 1866 when baseball became the school’s first varsity athletic team. Now, 150 years later, the athletic department fully supports 31 varsity athletic teams and annually ranks among the premiere collegiate athletic programs in the nation, both on the competition field and in the classroom.
The Wolverines have accumulated 52 national team titles along the way, with ice hockey and men’s swimming and diving claiming more national championships in their respective sports than any other Division I program. In 2001, the field hockey team won Michigan’s first women’s NCAA title, followed four years later by softball who claimed the first Women’s College World Series title east of the Mississippi in 2005.
At the Big Ten Conference level, Michigan is far and away the preeminent athletic program. Upon the conclusion of the 2007-08 academic year, the Wolverines claimed a Big Ten record 343 conference team titles, 117 more than their closest competitor. One of the original member institutions from 1896, Michigan teams have won more Big Ten titles than any other conference member in nine sports: baseball (35), football (42), women’s gymnas...tics (16), women’s rowing (4), softball (12), men’s swimming and diving (33), women’s swimming and diving (14), men’s tennis (36) and men’s track and field (57).
Dynasties have been developed over the years in sports such as football who boasts more all-time victories, and the highest winning percentage, in the history of collegiate football. The Michigan women’s gymnastics team has won 15 Big Ten titles in the last 17 years. The women’s swimming and diving team, who won a record 11 consecutive conference titles from 1987-1998, and women’s gymnastics also claim more total championships (14) than any other women’s program – in any sport – in the history of the conference.
Academically, Michigan is just as proud of its 71 student-athletes who have combined for 96 Academic All-America honors, including fullback Dick Balzhiser who was initiated into the Academic All-America Hall of Fame in 2002.
Our website – MGoBlue.com – is one of the most unique and heavily visited collegiate sites in the world.