The assistant director will play a critical role in the administration of financial aid as AMS launches new programs, in Primary Care and Population Health, the new Gateway program and others planned in the future. In addition, the categorical medical school program has been increasing in student number, with an entering class size of 144 students each year. This represents an increase of 25 students and a total of 100 new students in four years. This position will assist in the administration of multi-faceted federal and institutional student financial aid programs, second to the director, in assuring the smooth operation and delivery of a cohesive, compliant, high-quality aid program for medical students. Primary responsibilities include determining need and aid awards for medical students along with the director; counseling MD students and their parents about the explanation of an aid decision to the process of loan repayment. The assistant director will partner with key offices, including the University Loan Office, the Office of the Bursar and Registrar and AMS Student Affairs, to ensure advocacy of MD student issues and concerns. Assist the director in strategic planning and analyzing financial aid trends and initiatives.
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