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Position Opening: Director of Financial Aid for United Lutheran Seminary

United Lutheran Seminary (to be launched on July 1, 2017) is seeking to fill the position of Director of Financial Aid. The starting date is negotiable, but preference is no later than May 1, 2017.

Please circulate this opening information to any interested parties.

Director of Financial Aid for United Lutheran Seminary

In mid-2017, United Lutheran Seminary will succeed the historic Gettysburg and Philadelphia Lutheran seminaries, retaining campuses in both locations while being served by a unified faculty and administration. As part of this transition, United Lutheran Seminary seeks an adaptive and knowledgeable Director of Financial Aid. This position performs standard financial aid duties (needs analysis, verification, loan processing, return to title IV, SAP monitoring) and in addition will be given responsibility for the development, implementation, and assessment of financial aid policies and procedures that support the recruitment efforts of ULS.  

A Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years functional financial aid experience is required. Broad knowledge of federal financial aid programs, including federal work-study, is expected. A working knowledge of higher education student information systems (Empower) is preferred.

This position can be based out of either campus (Philadelphia or Gettysburg), with frequent travel to the other campus expected.  

Please send a letter of application, resume, and the contact information of three professional references to Elizabeth Meighan, Director of Human Resources, at  

The review of applicants begins on March 22, 2017, and the search remains open until filled.

United Lutheran Seminary is an EEO employer. Please visit to find out more about United Lutheran Seminary. Download and read the full position description.

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