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  • 16 Jun 2021 7:14 AM | Patricia Scott

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine (UMSOM) is seeking a seasoned financial planning professional (Director of Student Financial Planning) to build and manage the Medical School Scholarship & Financial Wellness program.  The building of this new program is integral to the overall success of the School of Medicine (SOM) Medical Doctor program and its accreditation. The program will be expected to adopt and implement the AAMC FIRST program (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) within the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and develop a synergistic speaker series on relevant topics. The FIRST program is a resource provided by the AAMC, and all LCME-accredited medical schools are strongly encouraged to utilize aspects of this model. The Medical School Scholarship & Financial Wellness program is being established to act as an interface for medical students with the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) University Student Financial Assistance (USFA) office and as the hub for any medical student financial-aid- and financial-wellness-related services and matters. The Director position is expected to manage all aspects of the medical student scholarships & financial wellness program such as: customer service, quality assurance, strategic planning, seminars, communications and marketing, staff supervision, interactions with Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) units and administration of other SOM divisions, nurturing a strong relationship with the UMB USFA, intake and resolution of requests, specialized counseling, exit interviews, etc. The Director of Student Financial Planning would report to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and will be expected to foster and support a broadly diverse and inclusive university community consisting of approximately 650 students. Although this position is independent of the UMB USFA, weekly meetings, trainings and synergy between the two entities are expected. This is a great opportunity for a highly professional individual who is customer-focused, well-organized, possesses strong communication and oral presentation skills, and has a desire to build a state-of-the-art scholarship and financial wellness program from the ground up.


    Benefits Information:


    UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.


    In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.


    Primary Duties:

    • Develop, implement, and provide oversight of all aspects of student financial planning and debt counseling programs.
    • Develop general and custom financial planning materials for students and admitted applicants, counsel’s students individually and in group settings, and help establish short and long-term debt management plans.
    • Analyze and differentiate between complex financial product types available through all sources, and appraise alternate financial strategies.
    • Adopt and implement the AAMC FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) program within the SOM.  This program is strongly encouraged for use by the LCME, our accreditation organization.
    • Coordinate with UMB Central Financial Aid Office to maintain synergy between the school and campus. Serve as an intermediary between students and the UMB Central Financial Aid office to resolve problems.
    • Operates as a safety-net to ensure all student financial related matters are promptly addressed and resolved satisfactorily.
    • Coordinate with the campus UMB Office of Enrollment (OOE) Administration. Serve as an intermediary between students and the OEE to resolve problems.
    • Directs students in identifying their financial goals and objectives. Synthesize individualized financial plans, aligning student’s unique circumstances with available strategies and products.
    • Help students establish short and long-term debt management plans and budgeting practices.
    • Communicate to students the complex policies and procedures relating to federal student loans.
    • Manage and monitor school private scholarship fund awards. Develops and manages a centralized resource for students to access scholarship opportunities as well as financial planning and management resources. Works directly with the school Office of Development and other designated groups to identify potential scholarships opportunities for students.
    • Develop information as needed for UMB OOE financial aid reporting.
    • Develop educational and programmatic materials, seminars, and events related to sound financial management strategies.
    • Serve as a resource for the Student Affairs Office regarding support and training on Banner and other student IT systems
    • Ensure efficient supervision, recruitment, and training functions to continually review strengths and weaknesses in maintaining a staff of well-trained, highly involved, and motivated employees.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
     

    Qualifications

      

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Student Services or Education Administration preferred. Master’s Degree or higher, preferred.


    Experience: Eight (8) years related experience including five (5) years with direct experience in a Student Information System (e.g. Banner); previous experience overseeing financial aid for graduate and professional academic programs is preferred.


    Supervisory Experience: Three (3) years supervisory experience.


    Certification/Licensure: N/A


    Other: Demonstrated commitment to exceptional customer service and customer service experience in financial aid/financial management/ financial planning industry preferred.


    Demonstrated experience working independently in a senior financial-wellness-related role to include: financial aid and fiscal counseling management in a university environment, financial advising and debt management, public or client relations, and/or accounting background including familiarity with IRS documentation and procedures preferred.


    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


    Thorough knowledge of position requirements. Thorough knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to support a mission and strategic vision. Instructional, training, and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships. Skill in consultation and change management. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Accountability, Civility, Collaboration, Diversity, Excellence, Leadership, and Knowledge.


    Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience


    UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu.  


    If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

     This is an exempt staff , full time position.  Candidates should apply before July 13, 2021 using this link:  https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=210000KZ&lang=en




  • 2 Jun 2021 11:00 AM | Andrew Harvey (Administrator)

    West Virginia University invites applications for the position of Financial Aid        Manager in the Processing Unit of Student Financial Services.  This is                remote position.

    The manager will have direct supervision of professional staff, assign and monitor work, assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures for areas of responsibility, initiate the development of updates to processes that will improve efficiency, and the timely review of data, allowing for accurate delivery of aid to students among many other responsibilities.

    The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent of education and experience, a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of statutes, regulations and general guidance associated with financial aid administration, the ability to work collaboratively in a team as well as independently with little supervision, experience managing, supervising and motivating staff, demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to resolve complex situations. This is a remote position.

    You can see details about the position and apply at https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=16825&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York 


  • 27 May 2021 2:29 PM | Shannon Millard

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking an Assistant Director for the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. As a member of the management team, the Assistant Director provides insight and recommendations based on the needs of our student and parent visitors. This is a high visibility role, providing counseling to visitors and presenting to students and parents at on and off campus events. Further, the incumbent is the office's program manager and our staff's resource for all aid programs offered by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

    Specific duties include:

    • Oversee all aspects of customer service to students, parents and visitors. Work collaboratively with their staff to monitor trends; offer recommendations for procedural changes or communication enhancements based on trends.
    • Supervise one full-time employee and indirectly supervise approximately 12 student employees who provide direct customer service.
    • Mange the State Aid Programs through Maryland Higher Education Commission, including determining eligibility, reconciling and problem solving.
    • Coordinate all written correspondence and materials including our office website, communications to students and parents. 
    • Counsel students and parents; provide on and off campus financial aid presentations for current and prospective students.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    This position requires a Bachelor's Degree (Master’s preferred), two years of experience in higher education and one year of supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include: two years of experience in federal, state and/or institutional financial aid programs, strong verbal and written communications skills, familiarity with the State Aid Programs offered by the Maryland Higher Education Commission, commitment to customer service and experience with PeopleSoft and document imaging. Note: A background check will be required.

    Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full time position and includes full university benefits.

    For best consideration, submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by June 14, 2021 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled) to: http://listings.umbc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493370?lApplicationSubSourceID=11275

    UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

  • 27 May 2021 2:05 PM | Kim Wittler

    Capitol College, located in Laurel, Maryland, the only independent college in Maryland dedicated to engineering, computer science, information technology and business, invites applications for an Assistant Director of Financial Aid to join a collaborative and highly engaged Financial Aid Team responsible for stewarding over $10 million of assistance to students, helping them achieve their goal of higher education.  Applicants should possess a strong understanding of the challenges faced by students and their families around the questions of affordability, accessibility and quality education.

    The Assistant Director will play a critical role at the College, working closely in the following areas:  1. Guiding students through the process of applying for financial aid; 2.  Counseling families through the guidelines, decision, and ownership of funding; 3.  Partner with key offices to meet the needs of the individual student and the larger dynamic of a thriving college community; 4.  Assist in the administration of all financial aid programs, federal, state, institutional and private ensuring compliance;  5.  Packaging students, completing verification, COD, NSLDS and R2T4 processing, as well as, monitoring enrollment status;  6.  Design and implement financial literacy programs and information; 7. Conduct information sessions and Financial Aid Presentations during Open Houses and various other campus events.  This position will also provide general support for the Director, assuring the smooth operation and delivery of a cohesive, compliant, customer-centered aid program for our student body.  

    Candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of relevant experience in a financial aid office.  Strong communication skills are essential.  The position also requires ability to pay attention to subtle details, a lively sense of humor and strong team orientation.  The position requires strong proficiency in COD, NSLDS, Edconnect and previous financial aid software (Powerfaids preferably) and Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

     

    Send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Kim Wittler at kwittler@captechu.edu or apply online at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=199260cf-4b15-410c-9970-1d94a408c2d5&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

  • 13 May 2021 8:52 AM | Patricia Scott

    The Office of Academic Affairs, Enrollment Administration / Student Financial Assistance is recruiting for a Senior Financial Aid Counselor. The selected candidate will serve as the point person for financial aid for one or more of the seven (7) professional schools at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). The Counselor practices counseling and decision-making with principles that are sensitive to the challenges of students in their assigned cohort, while adhering to the U.S. Department of Education and University Student Financial Assistance & Enrollment Services Policies and Procedures.

     

    Benefits Information:  UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

     

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine. (Feb 2021)

     

    In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.  

     

     

    Essential Functions:

    • Provides leadership and counseling to students, families, and the University community. Counseling responsibilities include advising on financial literacy, realistic goal setting for borrowing as well as providing individual entrance and exit counseling for students who request this service.
    • Serves as a team leader for the Financial Aid Counselors and works with senior management to identify training needs and process improvement.
    • Responsible for orienting and training others, and assigning and reviewing their work. May also be responsible for acting in a “lead” or “senior” capacity over other financial aid counselors
    • Assist the leadership team in monitoring and adjusting financial aid in excess of financial need
    • Analyzes workflow and various processes relating to financial aid packaging and awarding
    • Assists in the annual review and revision of departments Policies and Procedures Manual
    • Participates in activities relating to the federal verification process
    • Participates in school orientation programs and outreach events
    • Serves as point person for federal exit counseling and delinquent borrowers follow up
    • Follows established policy and procedures for awarding recouped scholarship funds during the fall and spring term.
    • Reviews requests for budget increases and makes recommendations to the management on behalf of the student. Completes processing of financial aid requests from students including but not limited to federal verification and federal loan processing. May assist in federal work study.
    • Evaluates financial aid applications and determines amount/configuration of aid packages for students ensuring the University is in compliance with state, federal, and institutional policies governing financial aid.
    • Ensures financial aid data is processed accurately and students accept the funds they are eligible to receive.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.
     

    Qualifications

      

    Education:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
    Experience:  Three (3) years of experience in a financial aid office.
    Other:  Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

     

     

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Current knowledge of Title IV and Title VII financial aid programs. Knowledge of how state programs integrate with federal and institutional funding.
    • Knowledge of Financial Aid Management Systems and/or Student Information Systems - (NSLDS, COD, Banner operating system or similar financial aid operating system).
    • Knowledge of financial aid policies, procedures, and eligibility requirements.
    • Ability to accomplish detailed tasks and follow a system of procedures and timetables.
    • Ability to work both as a part of a team and independently on projects and assignments.
    • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information.
    • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious and effective work relations with students, staff, faculty and the general public.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to make sound judgments about financial aid awards based upon comparisons and interpretations.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Ability to manage both detailed and multiple tasks in concert with one another. Excellent computer skills to include financial aid computer applications.

     


    The Hiring Range for this position is in the mid $50,000s to low $60,000s, commensurate with education and experience.

     

     

    UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu.


    If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

     

     

    Job

    : Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3719D

    Employee Class : Exempt Regular

    Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

    Shift

    : Day Job

    Organization

    : Academic Affairs - Enrollment Administration

    Job Posting

    : May 12, 2021

    Unposting Date

    : Jun 2, 2021, 11:59:00 PM


  • 3 May 2021 8:52 AM | Shannon Millard

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking a Financial Aid Counselor for the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.  The incumbent is responsible for counseling and advising current and prospective students and their families on the federal, state and institutional financial aid programs and assisting with the removal of barriers to receive educational funding. With a student centered focus, the Counselor provides information on policies, procedures and eligibility of financial aid programs.

    Specific duties include:

    • Analyze and process student financial aid records, including federal verification, certification of loans, awarding grants, evaluating/reviewing student files and reconciling student accounts;
    • Participate in orientation programs, outreach and awareness events on and off campus;
    • Act as the lead for one or more financial aid programs;
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    This position requires a Bachelor's Degree. Preferred qualifications are strong interpersonal skills and an ability to adapt to a fast paced environment as well as a commitment to customer service.

    Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full time position and includes full university benefits.

    For best consideration, submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by May 12, 2021 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled) to

    UMBC is EOE/AA. As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Information about Title IX.  

    http://listings.umbc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493350?lApplicationSubSourceID=11275

  • 30 Apr 2021 2:00 PM | Kim Wittler

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Director of Student Financial Aid (DSFA) reports to the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid (AVPEMFA).  The DSFA provides leadership and oversight for the development, implementation and management of processes and systems related to the administration of Title IV programs, institutional assistance programs, state programs, veteran’s educational benefits and other assistance programs.  Supervises a team of two full time employees.  The DSFA works collaboratively with the Director of Admissions, Registration and Records, Advising team and Business Office Staff to ensure a positive experience with the university from acceptance to graduation promoting student success.  The department coordinates the awarding and delivery of over $10.5 million in federal, state, institutional, and external financial aid and resources annually.

    Responsibilities include developing and implementing annual plans; coordinating and participating in outreach to external stakeholders; developing procedures; preparing formal reports for external regulatory organizations; preparing weekly packaging reports; determining departmental policy; developing and implementing a comprehensive calling campaign to all prospective students from application to matriculation and recommending and monitoring a budget.

    The successful candidate will have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to student success.   He/she must have knowledge of federal and state financial aid regulations, minimum of five years in related financial aid experience; a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; and a proven track record of progressive experience at a managerial level in financial aid.  Capitol Technology is seeking an individual with strong managerial skills, experience with financial aid systems such as PowerFaids, COD, NSLDS and EdConnect, and the knowledge to deliver effective financial aid strategies and services in light of changing federal and state rules and regulations and changing expectations of students and families.

     DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for all operations of financial aid and records related to aid from federal, state and other funding sources
    • Comply with all policies pertaining to Student Aid Programs as required by all funding agencies, regulatory agencies and the University
    • Implement aid policies as they pertain to student financial aid regulations
    • Oversee security and accuracy of financial aid record
    • Responsible for annual, quarterly, weekly and special reports
    • Responsible for federal and state audit preparation
    • Responsible for maintaining consumer information in catalog, handbooks, website, portal and other materials as needed in Financial Aid
    • Responsible for maintaining policy and procedures manual for Financial Aid
    • Ensure personnel have appropriate training and updates, especially as it pertains to PowerFaids and federal regulations
    • Chair Committees – Scholarships and Satisfactory Academic Appeals
    • Other duties as assigned

     POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    • 5+ years’ experience with small, not for profit, specialized private institutions of higher education 
    • Bachelor degree required
    • Deep knowledge of technological systems which support financial aid such as PowerFaids, COD, NSLDS and EdConnect
    • Ability to maintain composure and remain tactful in stressful situations 
    • Ability to determine next steps when faced with competing priorities
    • Willingness to absorb and retain details, understand processes, and act to accomplish goals 

    You must include a cover letter with your resume along with salary requirements to Kim Wittler, AVP Enrollment Management and Financial Aid at kwittler@captechu.edu.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
     
    Requires sitting, standing and walking occasionally for extended periods of time, and repetitive motions for operating computer mouse and keyboard.  Requires ability to push, pull, bend, grasp, and occasionally lift up to 20 lbs., with or without accommodation. Requires ability to hear and effectively communicate on the telephone, in the online learning environment, and in person. Visual demands: viewing computer monitor and reading. 

  • 29 Apr 2021 12:05 PM | Melanie Mason

    Institution:

    Stevenson University

    Location:

    Owings Mills, MD

    Category:

    Admin - Financial Aid

    Posted:

    04/29/2021

    Type:

    Full-Time

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    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Financial Aid Counselor is responsible for providing direct service to students and their families in regard to the financial aid process and advises them in all phases of the aid application and delivery system.  This position will evaluate financial aid applications and determine aid packages in accordance with federal, state, and institutional policies governing financial aid.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s Degree plus one year of related experience in higher education, financial aid, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Ellucian experience preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills, Ability

    • Working knowledge of Title IV programs and federal and state regulations preferred
    • Customer service experience
    • Knowledge of integrated financial aid systems, Ellucian/Colleague preferred 
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Must be organized, detail oriented, able to multi-task and work independently
    • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment

    •     Accuracy and attention to detail are imperative

    •     Ability to collaborate with others and exercise sensitivity to matters of confidentiality

    •     Excellent communication and presentation skills

    •     Commitment to student service

    •     Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

    Physical Requirements

    Light work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  Position requires sitting for long periods of time in front of a computer, and may require additional hours during peak times.  Sedentary work. Keyboarding, talking, hearing, repetitive motions. Close visual acuity. Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.        

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Answer general and specific questions concerning financial aid and Stevenson University
    • Evaluate caller needs and provides responses and solutions or determine the call should be researched by other staff members
    • Provide follow-up to all inquiries when needed
    • Assist students and parents in the completion of financial aid forms
    • Counsel and advise students about financial aid eligibility, application procedures, aid programs, costs, indebtedness, and money management.
    • Provide a default management and debt counseling program to students
    • Answer questions, inquiries, or requests from students, parents, or campus constituencies regarding financial aid programs
    • Assist the financial aid staff in returning phone messages
    • Code and scan documents essential to the financial aid processing into our systems (Colleague, Docescan)
    • Collect and track financial aid documents
    • Screen aid applications and supporting documentation submitted by students for accuracy and consistency
    • Assist students with alternative loan processing, certifications, monetary adjustments, disbursements, and any communication. ScholarNet experience preferred.   
    • Serve as the first line of contact for the financial aid office to students, parents, faculty, staff, and members of the community
    • Collect, verify, and/or analyze financial data on students to determine aid eligibility; makes awards with federal, state, and/or institutional guidelines
    • Participate in student recruitment, outreach, and retention programs

    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    Serve on various committees as assigned

    Perform other duties as assigned

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

    None

    AUTHORITY/ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Reports to the Associate Director.  Works under minimal supervision.  Determines financial aid eligibility and makes awards.

    PROBLEM SOLVING:

    Assist in the processing of financial aid often looking for solutions to help students. Determine that unusual and extenuating family circumstances may affect the ability to pay for college expenses and look for ways to help students wherever possible.  Make professional judgments to adjust financial aid eligibility due to these extenuating circumstances.   Review student appeals for academic issues and looks for ways to assist them.

    Reports To: Associate Director, Financial Aid

    Work Location: Owings Mills

    Position Category: Staff

    Position Type:

    Months/Year: 12

    Hrs/Week: 40

    FLSA: Non-Exempt

    Close Date:

    Open Until Filled: No

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stevenson.peopleadmin.com

  • 7 Apr 2021 8:15 PM | Mindy Schaffer

    Job ID 2021-10080 Category Staff Position type Regular Full-Time

    Posting Title

    Financial Aid Counselor/Sr. Counselor

    Overview

    The incumbent is a second tier resource to assist counselors, support staff and student workers in assessing and resolving complex financial aid issues. He/she is responsible for the overall program administration of one or more institutional and or federal aid programs or processes. He or she manages a predefined caseload of undergraduate and graduate financial aid applicants and recipients and ensures that the information provided to students is in compliance with Federal, State and university policies and regulations.

    Counsels students/families on the availability and types of financial aid, eligibility, application procedures, the aid delivery process, cost and the requirements necessary to insure that financial aid funds are disbursed.

    Works with the Office of Student Financial Assistance team to meet objectives and to achieve long-range goals within the FA budget. Prepare reports as necessary.

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for the overall program administration of one or more institutional and or federal aid programs or processes.

    Reviews existing policies and procedures for area(s) of responsibility to assure compliance with relevant regulations and when appropriate proposes recommendations for policy changes and procedural improvements.

    Keep abreast of all financial aid Policies and Procedures.

    Work with Senior Associate Director to document and update FA Policies and Procedures and continuously identify process improvement.

    Team Leader for counselors within unit and act as lead or senior to other Financial Aid Counselors.

    Identify training needs with Senior Management.

    Assist with orienting and training of new Counselors

    Manage a predefined case load of undergraduate and graduate financial aid applicants and recipients.

    Advise and counsel undergraduate and graduate students/families on the availability and types of financial aid, eligibility, application procedures, the aid delivery process, cost and the requirements necessary to insure that financial aid funds are transferred to student accounts.

    Provide excellent customer service.

    Review student applications and financial documentation and perform verification procedures.

    Evaluates unusual/mitigating circumstances documentation or appeal information provided by the student and or parent; exercises professional judgment by making adjustment or revisions to cost, contributions, need or dependency status, SAP status, as exceptions to the prescribed process/policy.

    Answers financial aid questions, inquiries or requests from students, parents, or guardians in person or in writing.

    Collects and/or analyzes financial data on students to determine aid eligibility and make awards according to federal, state, donor and/or institutional guidelines.

    Analyze various system generated reports such as Enrollment Credit Audit, Authorization and Disbursement report, Over-award audit, to verify continued compliance and eligibility of students receiving aid under federal, state and institutional guidelines; notifies students of changes in eligibility of awards and alternatives to amend situation.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications of the Counselor:

    Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one (1) year of experience (student work, work study or internship experience included) in a higher education setting, preferably in financial aid or college admissions. In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a High School diploma/G.E.D. equivalent and four (4) years of experience in a financial aid office will be considered. Experience must include work with a student population. Experience at a selective institution is preferred.

    Minimum Qualifications of the Senior Counselor:

    Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one (2) years of experience (student work, work study or internship experience included) in student personnel administration, preferably in financial aid or college admissions. In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a High School diploma/G.E.D. equivalent and four (5) years of experience in financial aid office in higher ed. will be considered. Experience must include work with a student population.

    Working knowledge of Title IV regulations and federal financial aid needs analysis is strongly preferred. Working knowledge of COD and NSLDS is preferred. Experience with public speaking to include presentations is preferred.


    Apply online at https://cardinalstation.catholic.edu/cardinalhire/




  • 30 Mar 2021 4:02 PM | Tisa Silver Canady (Administrator)

    https://bowiestate.peopleadmin.com/postings/1476


    Financial Aid Counselor at Bowie State University

    Open 3/29/21

    Close 4/13/21


    Duties and Responsibilities-  

    Assesses an individual student’s financial need and ascertains the student’s eligibility to participate in federal, state and/or institutional aid programs; provides counseling to students on the manner of integrating their financial concerns, relative to personal and/or academic problems; analyzes financial information submitted by students; provides counseling to students and assists students or parents in the preparation of pertinent forms; conducts financial aid workshops/conferences and completes all internal and external reports; evaluates the academic status of each applicant; keeps abreast of current Federal regulations and guidelines pertaining to the student Financial Aid Program; and performs other duties as assigned.

    Bachelor's degree required

    Experience Required- Minimum one (1) year experience in financial aid operations required. Experience with financial aid systems, PeopleSoft knowledge preferred.


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