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Associate VP Student Financial Stability

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Associate VP Student Financial Stability
Requisition Number RE38925
Working Title Associate Vice President for Student Financial Stability
Department Name 1B000: Student Success Administration
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 00
Salary Range
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
8 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Ability to work in an office environment. Occasional job-related travel.
Primarily Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This is an exempt position and work outside these hours may be required for this position.
Job Summary
To best support the financial literacy and wellness of our students, the University of Kentucky is seeking an innovative leader to serve as an inaugural Associate Vice President (AVP) for Student Financial Stability. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Student Success, this AVP will serve as the area leader for both Student Financial Aid and Scholarships and Student Financial Wellness. Additionally, the AVP will serve as a co-leader of nationally recognized initiatives that focus on financial stability like UK LEADS and UK Invests.

The AVP will have the inquisitiveness and intellectual confidence to inspire broad excitement and innovation focused on student financial stability. They will possess the analytical and intellectual abilities needed to design, implement, and evaluate effective management practices in a complex academic organization at a senior leadership level. Examples of this work include, but are not limited to, strategic planning, operations design and assessment, and financial aid and human resources planning, stewardship, and assessment.

The University of Kentucky Office for Student Success operates from a student-centered foundation. We seek to build a strong community through the care of and concern for every member of Student Success. We cultivate an equity-minded working and learning environment where people are seen and valued. We strive to revolutionize student success practice through a culture of ingenuity, excellence, agency, and accountability. The twenty-five units and five areas that comprise Student Success are committed to one vision: designing and delivering unparalleled student services. To learn more about the Office for Student Success, visit: https://studentsuccess.uky.edu/.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
  • Strong understanding of Title IV regulations and financial aid compliance issues and procedures
  • Computer Skills, including Office and Tableau
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems
  • Ability to lead, manage, and motivate a diverse student and staff population
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential University information.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
The successful candidate will possess a mater’s degree in higher education, business administration, or a related field and at least ten years of progressively responsible and relevant experience in financial aid management or a closely aligned field. Experience in a comprehensive university with a highly diverse student population is also strongly preferred. While not required, a doctorate or other terminal degree is preferred. In addition, the new AVP will need a demonstrated commitment to student success and significant experience facilitating change, allocating and managing resources, and supervising staff.
Deadline to Apply 04/05/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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