Skills Financial Aid Director – Post-secondary Education in the Edmundston–Woodstock Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a financial aid director – post-secondary education in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training (NOC 0421).


People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Recommend and approve faculty appointments
  • Recommend curriculum revisions and additions and approve scheduling of courses
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate academic and related activities of a college or university faculty
  • Participate in activities of various faculty and college committees
  • Direct, through subordinate staff, research and curriculum development
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services and equipment
  • Advise president or rector of university or college
  • Direct activities of staff and others engaged in compiling information on courses, schedules and requirements for admission and graduation
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the registration activities and academic records system of a college or university
  • Review registration statistics and consult with faculty officials to develop registration policies
  • Consult with government regulatory and licensing agencies to ensure conformance to provincial standards
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a private college or institute specializing in trades, technology or business
  • Develop curriculum for training programs

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

  • Skills

  • Management Help - Management
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Strategic Planning
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Evaluating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
  • Analysis Help - Analysis
    • Planning
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Analyzing Information
  • Communication Help - Communication
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Interviewing
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Teaching and Training
  • Information Handling Help - Information Handling
    • Managing Information
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