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Open Position:
Financial Aid Administrator

The Delaware College of Art and Design (DCAD) is seeking a Financial Aid Administrator to join its team of dedicated professionals working to ensure access to high-quality art and design education.

The Financial Aid Administrator, working under the Director of Financial Aid, awards financial aid to students in accordance with federal, state, and college regulations, policies, and operating guidelines. In addition, the Administrator evaluates student Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and reviews SAP appeals. They participate as appropriate in systems/procedures planning and management and implement and coordinate specific individual programs and/or assignments in accordance with the overall objectives of the department.


DCAD is located at 600 North Market Street in Wilmington, Delaware. Established in 1997 in a joint venture with Prat Institute and the Corcoran, the College’s mission is to empower emerging creatives to take artistic risks and engage with inclusive and diverse communities. Our vision is to become a nationally recognized powerhouse of creativity, education, inspiration, and engagement. We offer associate degrees in six majors: Animation, Fine Arts, Game Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, and Photography and Video. To date, we have over 1000 alumni. 

The College’s values statement identifies four core values: Dedication, Creativity, Accomplishment, Diversity. We value our entire community’s contributions and respect the ways that differences in culture, experience, abilities, and background enrich the college environment. 

Full-time employees enjoy a generous benefits plan that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage. Vacation, personal, and sick time are also provided. 

DCAD is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all educational activities, admissions, scholarship and loan programs, and employment. Discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical disability, marital status, veteran status, or other protected status is prohibited at the Delaware College of Art Design. Acts of discrimination that limit or deny access to the educational process and create a hostile environment are not consistent with Delaware College of Art and Design’s philosophy or mission.

Required Qualifications

Those applying should possess knowledge of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to comfortably and effectively interact with a diverse student body, are required. The ability to work under pressure to meet timelines and objective, and commit to a team-building approach is required. Experience with PowerFAIDS/EdConnect, and experience with need analysis, counseling, and packaging aid is preferred.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and the ability to work a flexible schedule with variable hours, including evenings.

Desired Qualifications

See above

Application submission details

Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected]