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Scholarships & Financial Aid Administrator At Acadia University


Wolfville, Ns

Job Description

Acadia University is one of Canada's leading primarily undergraduate institutions. For over 175 years, Acadia has been providing students with a learning environment that ensures they have every opportunity to succeed in life. Our graduates emerge with the tools required to be global citizens and community leaders. Acadia's faculty and staff are key to our institutional success and share a commitment to provide our students with a high quality post-secondary education. Located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley, Wolfville offers residents an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic provinces.


Acadia seeks a Scholarships & Financial Aid Administrator in Enrolment Services to oversee the administration and disbursement of undergraduate student awards, scholarships and bursaries.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Enrolment Services the incumbent will be responsible for development of innovative and effective processes for the awarding of need based and merit based assistance in accordance with donor directives and Acadia University policy.

In addition the incumbent will manage efficient, effective and compliant administration of federal and provincial student financial assistance including the US Direct Loan Program.

The incumbent will coordinate special external scholarships and exchange programs for incoming and current students and will develop and deploy financial literacy educational programming.

A detailed job description is available upon request.


We are seeking candidates who have an undergraduate degree in Business or Social Sciences with project and financial management experience.

Demonstrated initiative together with excellent planning, communication and organizational skills are required.

Applicants must be highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications. Experience with database management is necessary; familiarity with Acadia's Eden-OA and Ellucian's Colleague (Datatel) will be considered an asset.

Familiarity with Acadia's admission requirements, as well as its academic and financial assistance programs, would be an asset.


Acadia offers a comprehensive benefit package in addition to a starting salary of $49,584 per annum (AUPAT Level 5).

To see more information on why Acadia is an employer of choice, please visit our website:

To apply, forward a completed Employment Application form, quoting competition #18-21-CB in the subject line, and forward with your resume via any of the following:

Fax: 902-585-1075
Post: Department of Human Resources
Acadia University
Wolfville NS B4P 2R6

Consideration of applications will begin on 19 July 2018.

For further information, please contact Jennifer Veinot at 902-585-1253 or

Acadia University is committed to employment equity and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We make every effort to hire exceptional individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants in advance, and advise that only those invited for an interview will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill this position. A six-month eligibility list may be established from this competition to fill future vacancies for identical positions.

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