Applications are being accepted for the position of director of financial planning and assistance. This position is responsible for supervising and coordinating the Office of Financial Assistance, developing and managing the yearly institutional financial aid budget, and administering federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs. This position will establish and implement awarding policies and procedures; prepare and submit the annual Federal Fiscal Operation Report and Application for Funds (FISAP); complete annual audit of financial assistance funds; provide financial counseling, planning, and advising to prospective and current students and parents; coordinate the awarding of funded and endowed scholarships; develop written communication pieces for returning and prospective students; serve on the task force for pricing and financial assistance, and serve as college coordinator for the Tuition Exchange Program; and complete other responsibilities and projects as needed.

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, aU.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell’s picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa—an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns” and located in the heart of Iowa’s Creative Corridor.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and at least three years of related higher education experience required. 

Position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references by following this link

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act.  Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.