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  • 30 Jan 2023 9:58 AM | De Rodrick Jonkins

    Job Title: Financial Aid Counselor (Temporary)

    Department: Financial Aid

    Division: Admission & Financial Aid

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Reports to: Associate Vice President, Financial Aid

    Grade: 5

    Salary Range: $41,500 - $51,800

    Work Schedule: Full-time

    Go here to apply:

    https://mica.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Staff/job/Baltimore-MD/Financial-Aid-Counselor--Temporary-_R2588

    Position summary:  Provides excellent customer service and guidance to financial aid applicants and their families throughout the financial aid application process; determines eligibility within the parameters of institutional, state and federal
    requirements.

    Position responsibilities:

    • Provide advising throughout the financial aid process to prospective, new and current students and their families. Must have a thorough knowledge of available types of financial aid, scholarships and general student eligibility criteria.

    • Responsible for a case load that provides life-cycle processing for their cohort of students. These processes require significant breadth and depth of financial aid knowledge related to packaging, verification, loans, SAP, professional judgments, State Aid, Pell LEU, SULA, UEH, default or overpayment issues, student eligibility, and citizenship review.

    • Exercises independent judgment in the management of operational details of the financial aid process including but not limited to:

      • Reviews incoming financial aid application and any supporting documentation needed to determine the accuracy of the financial and household information reported on the FAFSA. This requires knowledge of not only federal financial aid regulations but basic IRS tax laws and how they relate to federal financial aid.

      • Complete assigned duties with a high degree of accuracy to ensure compliance while experiencing multiple interruptions.

      • Exercises great attention to detail when completing assignments as error in judgment or calculations could result in unintended consequences for the student and/or the institution such as under or over funding of a student, loss of student eligibility, audit findings, fines, damage to school’s reputation or loss of institutional eligibility.

      • Has the authority to recalculate and make changes to financial aid awards when a student's eligibility changes.

    • Maintain knowledge of policies of other departments (registrar, student accounts, student advising, etc.) and understand the impact of them on a student’s financial aid eligibility.

    • Maintain student confidentiality in accordance with FERPA regulations.

    • Other duties as assigned by the AVP for Financial Aid.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Proficiency in technology and the systems used to determine student’s eligibility and originate a financial aid award. (These include: NSLDS, COD, CPS, MS Word, Excel, etc.)

    • Ability to interpret complex financial aid regulations and apply appropriately in different situations

    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

    • Ability to present to small and larger groups

    • Experience working with diverse populations

    • Excellent communication, organizational, computer, and presentation skills

    • Financial planning, banking, or other related skills

    • Ability to: multi-task in very busy environment

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Associates Degree, or demonstrated years of financial aid working experience can be substituted for the associates degree

    • Demonstrates experience working in a Financial Aid or other student services related office

    • Knowledge and experience in higher education with student information system (People Soft and Workday)


    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience with Maryland State Financial Aid Programs and MDCAPS System

    • Experience with federal campus based aid programs and originating awards

    Reporting to this position: no direct reports

    Conditions of Employment: Satisfactory Background Check results


    Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position)

    • Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    • Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans &amp; Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)

    Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.

    Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

    MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.

  • 25 Jan 2023 9:30 AM | Meredith Schor

    If you are interested in working with a team that supports professional development, networking, collaboration and work/life balance, please read:

    https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/99351

    Summary: This Assistant Director Financial Aid position provides advice, counsel, and exceptional service in processing complex financial aid requests in accordance with university and federal guidelines. The core responsibilities of this role are to work closely with management to support the team, to evaluate and analyze financial information submitted by applicants to determine eligibility for assistance and to determine the appropriate award for scholarships, grants, and college work-study, to address initial escalations, and to counsel and advise applicants and parents about available financial aid opportunities.

    This position will also lead some technical aspects of the financial aid programs and provide reporting to management, will collaborate with management to implement short- and long-term goals, and will process and package requests for financial aid. This position may also investigate complex financial aid/loan discrepancies and student accounts for accuracy, evaluate students’ academic performance to ensure satisfactory academic progress, and respond to inquiries and research and resolve problems. Often this role serves as an escalation point for complex issues/concerns, providing operational coaching with less senior members and often works with leadership to evaluate policies, implement changes, as well as forecasting projections.


  • 9 Jan 2023 10:42 AM | Donna Thomas

    Position Title

    Assistant Director, Financial Aid

    Department

    Enrollment Management: Financial Aid

    Position Summary

    Reporting to the Associate Director of Financial Aid, the Assistant Director has the responsibility to ensure quality customer service and delivery of student aid to prospective and current students and families while assuring compliance with federal, state, and institutional guidelines.

    Education/Experience

    Bachelor’s degree plus three years of progressively responsible experience in a financial aid office at an advisor/counselor level or above or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Knowledge/Skills/Ability

    ·         In-depth knowledge of Title IV programs and federal and state regulations.

    ·         Knowledge of integrated financial aid systems is required – Datatel preferred.

    ·         Must be organized, detail oriented, able to multi-task and work independently.

    ·         Accuracy and attention to detail are imperative.

    ·         Ability to collaborate with others and exercise sensitivity to matters of confidentiality.

    ·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    ·         Commitment to student service.

    ·         Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

    Physical Requirements

    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

    ·         Collect, verify, and/or analyze financial data on students to determine aid eligibility; makes awards with federal, state, and/or institutional guidelines

    ·         Evaluate unusual/mitigating circumstance documentation provided by students; exercises judgment by adjusting or revisions to costs, family contribution, financial need, or dependency status

    ·         Assist the Associate Director of Financial Aid in managing the disbursement of funds process for federal, state, and institutional funds.

    ·         Responsible for a student case load in processing aid.

    ·         Oversee the Federal Work Study (FWS) program

    ·         Responsible for Financial Aid Office FWS student’s workers.

    ·         Work collaboratively with other offices to process financial aid for students.

    ·         Answer questions, inquiries, or requests from students, parents, or campus constituencies regarding financial aid programs.

    ·         Monitor reconciliation procedures for Federal work study programs.

    ·         Report to Director Campus based data for FISAP

    ·         Independently develop and implement new program initiatives and develops and maintains appropriate quality control programs to ensure effective program operations.

    ·         Ensure timely, effective service to students, families, and other constituencies on financial aid matters.

    ·         Responsible for Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeals, procedures and inquiries.

    ·         Assist in the preparation of and presents information regarding financial aid to various on- and off-campus groups.

    ·         Assist in providing training to staff in financial aid procedures and processes.

    ·         Analyze various system-generated reports such as grades and enrollment status to verify compliance and eligibility of students receiving aid under federal and institutional guidelines.

    ·         Stay current of federal Title IV regulations.

    Reports To

    Associate Director, Financial Aid

    Work Location: Owings Mills

    Position Type: Full-time


    Months/Year: 12


    Hrs/Week: 40


    Click the link to Apply

    https://stevenson.peopleadmin.com/postings/8047

  • 4 Jan 2023 1:02 PM | David Horne

    JOB SUMMARY

    Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.

    The main purpose of his position is to assist the Financial Aid Department in the delivery of Financial Aid Services to students and their parents by facilitating the management and disbursement of funds.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

    Process financial aid for 15-20% of aid recipients. This includes but is not limited to:

    • Award applicants with federal, state, and institutional awards in accordance with student eligibility and institutional policy
    • Verify financial aid applications using federal tax transcripts, verifications forms, etc.
    • Determine eligibility for Parent PLUS loans
    • Identify, determine, and approve special circumstances warranting professional judgment modifications
    • Review enrollment after add/drop period to determine student aid eligibility
    • Review and process student aid adjustment requests such as part-time adjustments, additional loan requests, housing status changes, etc.
    • Review reports to ensure compliance with federal regulations such as over awards, Pell LEU issues, loan limit issues, CFLAGS, etc.
    • Process summer financial aid requests
    • Award financial aid to study abroad students based on revised cost of attendance information; and determine eligibility for alternative loans.


    Maintain current knowledge of federal/state regulations and institutional policy. Assist advising team with creating and improving office process and policies. Includes but is not limited to:

    • Attend financial aid workshops, training sessions, and conferences
    • Assist with development and maintenance of financial aid policy and procedures manual
    • Coordinate with other offices on campus such as Bursar, Registrar, Admissions, etc.
    • Other duties as assigned by Director or Associate Director of Financial Aid.


    Responsible for management of several financial aid programs.  

    Examples may include Federal Work-Study, Physicians Assistant Program, Freshman Transition Program, Satisfactory Academic Progress, Dependency Override committee, Alternative Loans, and Study Abroad.

    Counseling Activities: Assist financial aid call center as an on-call advisor; meet with parents and students to discuss questions, concerns, or problems with financial aid; correspond with students and parents by phone, email, and chat.


    Participate in financial aid outreach such as:

    • Admissions Open Houses and recruitment events,
    • High school financial aid nights
    • Freshman/Transfer orientations.


    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

    Required:

    • Bachelor's degree.
    • Excellent customer service, communication , and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently and adapt to a changing environment.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

    Preferred:

    • One year of financial aid office experience.
    • Experience with PeopleSoft.


    SALARY AND BENEFITS

    $52,000 - $55,000 annually and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, please click here. TU also offers a variety of great perks and discounts, which can be found here.

    Telework available for up to two days per week following the completion of 90 days of service in good standing.

    If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application. This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. 

     The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety.

    Application Link:  

    https://towson.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=220000ZM&lang=en

    Organization: Division of Enrollment Management

    Primary Location: Main Campus

    Job Posting: Dec 22, 2022


  • 3 Jan 2023 1:03 PM | Quinton Taylor

    Associate Director Financial Aid Outreach & Retention (jhu.edu)

    General summary/purpose:

    The Office of Student Financial Services is seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Associate Director, Financial Aid Outreach & Retention. Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships, the Associate Director is a member of the management team within the Office of Student Financial Services. As a collaborative group, they work closely with the Director and are responsible for the development and implementation of policies, procedures and communication plans to ensure that Office and University wide goals are successfully met.

    The Associate Director is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive financial aid outreach, student engagement, financial literacy and retention strategy, with a sharp focus on serving first generation and limited income (FLI) students. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and innovative professional, with outstanding interpersonal skills, a commitment to the principles of access and diversity, and providing the best customer service and student support to our families. This position plays a key role in ensuring that our outreach and retention initiatives are cohesive, integrated, and aligned with the mission of Student Financial Services. The Associate Director will work closely with the Associate Director of Financial Aid Communications, Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid Advising, and Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid Tech Ops and Scholarships. The individual in this role will also liaise with other key stakeholder offices to identify opportunities to support both current and prospective students as new initiatives are conceived, developed and launched. S/he will have oversight of six outreach and retention team members, including two direct reports, (1) Sr. Assistant Director, Financial Aid Outreach and (1) Sr. Assistant Director, Financial Aid Retention. The Associate Director will be responsible for oversite and delegation of federal student aid programs managed by the retention team, including Satisfactory Academic Progress, federal verification oversight, enhanced loan counseling, federal work study, Pell, pre-reads, and the completion of financial aid compliance reports. 

    Specific duties & responsibilities:

    • ·         Develop and implement events and outreach/retention programming to engage with students, and to help ensure the on-time renewal of financial aid and retention of students.
    • ·         Work closely with the Financial Aid and Admissions communication teams to ensure that programming is uniform, cohesive, integrated, personalized to target audiences, and aligned with institutional objectives.
    • ·         Serve as the primary point of contact for coordination and troubleshooting of student financial concerns for other Homewood departments. Receives, investigates, and responds to difficult, sensitive problems and student complaints in a professional manner.
    • ·         Work closely with undergraduate admissions to prepare financial aid packages for prospective Cummings Baltimore/DC scholars and students selected for the Hop-In program.
    • ·         Determines staffing and support needs for outreach programs, projects, activities and in-person/virtual services.
    • ·         Conduct Financial Aid 101 workshops, Financial Literacy trainings, High School Financial Aid Nights and other events throughout the year.
    • ·         Guide the office strategy for the timing and delivery of events relative to other goals
    • ·         Perform outreach (phone calls, e-mails, text messaging campaigns, events, etc.) to current and prospective students who need assistance navigating their bills, financial aid renewal, refunds, etc.
    • ·         Oversee the curation and promotion of financial literacy content and training, including (but not limited to) material from the Ocelot and iGrad platforms.
    • ·         Help design and develop a non-credit financial literacy course available to students in both a synchronous and asynchronous format.
    • ·         Assesses performance and success of programming and events through surveys.
    • ·         Convene and lead the Financial Aid Student Advisory Board
    • ·         Collaborate with campus partners, such as the Center for Student Success and Student Outreach and Support team to extend our reach, impact and network of support for vulnerable students.
    • ·         Designs, implements, and evaluates proactive intervention, retention, and support activities for high need financial aid population.

    Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

    Bachelor’s degree required from a regionally accredited college or university.

    A minimum of 5 years professional financial aid experience.


    Preferred qualifications:

    Master’s degree preferred.

    Previous experience working in higher education, including exposure to admissions and financial aid.


    Classified Title: Associate Director Financial Aid

    Working Title: Associate Director Financial Aid Outreach & Retention

    Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME

    Starting Salary Range: $62,780-86,390 Annually (Commensurate with experience)

    Employee group: Full Time

    Schedule: M-F 8:30a -5:00p

    Exempt Status: Exempt

    Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus

    Department name: Student Financial Services

    Personnel area: University Student Services

    Associate Director Financial Aid Outreach & Retention (jhu.edu)


  • 16 Dec 2022 4:01 PM | David Horne

    JOB SUMMARY

    Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.

    The Scholarship Advisor will help the Scholarship Unit provide information to students and parents about all Towson University scholarships and all State of Maryland aid programs and to facilitate the management and disbursement of scholarship funds.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Counseling activities: Serve as "On-Call" scholarship administrator each day, handling all student inquiries related to scholarships:

    • Assist financial aid call center as an on-call advisor.
    • Meet with students and parents to discuss aid questions, concerns, and/or  problems.
    •   Correspond with students and parents by phone, email, and chat.

    Maintain current knowledge of federal/state regulations and institutional policy. Assist Scholarship Unit team with creating and improving office process and policies. Includes but is not limited to:

    • Attend financial aid workshops, training sessions, and conferences.
    • Assist with the development and maintenance of financial aid policy and procedures manual.
    • Coordinate with other offices on campus such as Student & University Billing, Registrar, Admissions, etc.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Director or Associate Director of Reporting and Scholarships.

    Process Towson University's campus-based aid from the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC):

    • Responsible for processing regular data transfers between the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) aid system and Towson University’s Peoplesoft student information system.
    • Ensure that recipients meet all eligibility requirements. Work with Technology Unit to ensure accurate and timely posting of awards.
    • These programs include the Campus-Based Educational Assistance Grant Program, the Part-Time Grant Program, and the Graduate and Professional Scholarship Program.
    • Funds must be awarded based on MHEC’s budget allocation and eligibility criteria.
    • Prepare all required MHEC reports for these recipients.

    Compliance review and awarding of additional grants, scholarships, and waivers:

    • Ensure appropriate documentation is received for the awarding of grants, scholarships, or waivers.
    • Verify that students are enrolled and meet posted criteria.
    • Adjust other financial aid awards as necessary to comply with federal and institutional guidelines.
    • Facilitate resolution of issues with students, departments, and relevant agencies.
    • Includes Athletics Department Scholarships, Department Scholarships, Foundation Awards, Institutional Tuition Waivers, Other State Scholarships and Grants (e.g., DC Tag), Private Scholarships, Third Party Awards, State of Maryland awards (e.g., Edward Conroy, Foster Care), and University System of Maryland Scholarships.

    Merit Scholarship Awarding:

    • Coordinate the posting of new scholarship offers from the Admission’s Office and ensure that awards are correctly applied to students' accounts.
    • Serve on the Scholarship Review committee.
    • Assist the Scholarship Coordinator in identifying students who are not meeting scholarship standards.
    • Assist in the notification of students and the proper recording of changes in the PeopleSoft system. Serve on the Scholarship Appeals committee.
    • Assist the Scholarship Coordinator in collecting and reviewing the appeals of students who have lost their scholarships.
    • Assist in notifying students of the results of their appeals.

    Scholarship Appeals:

    • Each semester, run reports to identify students who have failed to maintain required GPAs and/or majors.
    • Ensure that non-compliant students are properly notified of scholarship cancellations.
    • Serve as the chairperson of the Scholarship Appeals Committee, ensuring that all appeals are reviewed promptly and that students receive prompt replies to their appeals.

    Special Scholarship Opportunities:

    • Collect and organize scholarship applications for unique scholarship opportunities.
    • Assist in the application review process.
    • Notify applicants of awarding decisions.

    Telework may be available for this position up to two days per week following the completion of 90 days of service in good standing.

     

    REQRUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Two years of experience.
    •  Excellent customer service, communication, and problem-solving skills. 
    •  Ability to work independently and adapt to changing environment. 
    • Comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of student financial aid.
    • Excellent communication skills, mathematical skills, and decision-making skills.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Two years of financial aid office experience. 
    •  Experience working with PeopleSoft.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS

    $55,000 - $56,000 annually and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, please click here. TU also offers a variety of great perks and discounts, which can be found here.

    Telework available for up to two days per week following the completion of 90 days of service in good standing.

    If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you. 

    For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.

    This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. 

    The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety.

     

    Application Link: 

    https://towson.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=220000XE&lang=en

    Application Deadline:  January 18, 2023

    Organization: Enrollment Management Division

    Primary Location: Main Campus

    Job Posting: Dec 6, 2022

    Contact:  Crystal Simmons, Associate Director – Reporting & Scholarships, Financial Aid Office


  • 5 Dec 2022 11:52 AM | Judith Taylor

    Job Description

    Montgomery College, Office of Student Affairs/Financial Aid, has a need for two-full-time, Financial Aid Counselor's.  One position is located on the Rockville campus and the other position is located on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus. If you enjoy interacting with students and their families to ensure that they have the financial aid-related information needed to assist in beginning a successful college journey, this may be the job for you. The work schedule is Monday-Friday, between 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., including some evenings and weekends. This is a grade 27, non-bargaining. non-exempt position.

    Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the Colleges strategic plan of inclusion.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Counsel and advise students and family representatives regarding financial aid regulations, application policies and procedures, methods used to determine eligibility, specific program requirements and limits, disbursement and appeal procedures, requirements for continued eligibility, and other related financial aid matters.

    • Use comprehensive knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, including Title IV, to interpret rules and regulations as needed.

    • Develop processes and procedures and update others when appropriate.

    • Evaluate financial aid applications and determine financial aid eligibility.

    • Award financial aid to eligible students using independent judgment and discretion to make determinations.

    • Review appeals for exceptions and make determinations in accordance with state, federal and institutional policies governing financial aid.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience working in a financial aid office, or the equivalent combination of education, training, certification and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and expertise to perform the essential functions of the job.

    • Customer Service experience.

    • Comprehensive knowledge of current Student Financial Aid Office policies and procedures, state and federal financial aid regulations and policies, and institutional policies governing financial aid.

    • Comprehensive knowledge of one or more of the following programs: loans, work study, scholarships or other federal or state programs.

    • Ability to perform needs analysis and prepare aid packages for students.

    • Evaluate applications for financial aid eligibility and interpret and apply complex regulations.

    • Skilled in the use of student financial aid data management systems.

    • Skilled in interpersonal relations (including serving a diverse community) with ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, and work effectively with others within and outside of the institution.

    • Exercise diplomacy, tact and professionalism and maintain confidentiality.

    • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.

    • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and ability to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Program coordination experience particularly in one or more of the following: Federal Work-Study, processing Consortium Agreements, and/or performing Return of Title IV.

    Salary Range: $61,529 to $79,977 (annually). Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity. New hires do not typically start beyond the mid-point of the range.

    Application Process: For consideration, you must:

    • Apply online at https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/employment

    • Submit a resume listing employment month and year along with duties and responsibilities performed.

    • Online applications must be received by December 16, 2022.

    Preferred:

    • Submit a cover letter with resume to specify campus location you are applying for.

    As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

    • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable). Must provide proof of US degree equivalency for international degrees.

    • Participation in a retirement plan.

    Our benefits package includes generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

    Closing Date

    Thursday, December 15, 2022


  • 10 Nov 2022 9:54 AM | Shannon Millard

    Reporting to the Associate Director of Financial Aid (Operations) and working closely with the management staff, the incumbent will be the main point of contact for other compliance and audit staff members; be responsible for utilizing their knowledge of federal and state regulations and institutional policies and procedures to ensure accurate awarding of federal, state and institutional funds; acting as a resource regarding changes to federal, state, institutional and departmental policies; and contributing to the effectiveness of information disseminated to staff and students. This individual will assist the Associate Director when making recommendations regarding the improvement of our processes based on regulatory changes and best practices.

    • Complete Return of Title IV (R2T4) calculations per federal regulations to ensure the institution remains in compliance.
    • Reconciliation of the Direct Loan and Pell accounts to ensure the institution remains in compliance with federal standards. Resolve issues with loan and Pell transmissions. Work with office of Contracts and Grants Accounting (OCGA) for reconciliation between COD,PS and G5.
    • Performing quality assurance reviews of student fin aid and scholarship files to ensure that the correct procedures were followed when the file was processed. Utilizing knowledge of federal, state and institutional regulations/policies and procedures to make decisions that could affect a student's financial aid eligibility.
    • Serve as unit lead and main point of contact for other compliance and audit staff.
    • Compiling, editing and maintaining the department's policy and procedures (P&P) manual and business process guides. Regularly monitor the department's Business Continuity Dashboard to ensure that it contains current information. Update P&P manual in NASFAA with any edits. 
    • Review federal registers, Dear Colleague Letters, announcements and other financial aid resources for policy changes and updates. Disseminate information to staff; make recommendations that could enhance our processing procedures.
    • Create Docusign forms as needed for the department.
    • Serve as a member of the Audit and Compliance Workgroup. Give updates on QA metrics and Audits; make recommendations for improvement.
    • Annual setup for R2T4 and COD

    This position requires:

    • Bachelor's degree
    • At least two years of experience within a financial aid office performing various duties
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail is required

    Preferred Qualifications:

    ·       In addition, the successful candidate will have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and be able to evaluate and assess areas of conflict and coordinate resolution.

    • Computer proficiency, experience performing R2T4 calculations and knowledge of the Pell reconciliation process is preferred.

    Salary around $50,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    A hybrid telework schedule may be available for Maryland residents. 

    Open Until Filled

    UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    http://listings.umbc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493665?lApplicationSubSourceID=11275

  • 2 Nov 2022 10:13 AM | Mindy Schaffer

    Job ID 2022-12254

     

    Category Staff

     

    Position Type Regular Full-Time

    Posting Title

    Director, Financial Aid, Law School

    Overview

    The Director of Financial Aid provides dynamic and creative leadership, recruitment, and training for a student financial aid office with an emphasis on student service.  Applies sound business practices to efficiently deliver student financial aid funds to students within the parameters of all applicable laws, regulations, and official guidance while furthering the vision and mission of the law school and The Catholic University of America. Works collaboratively with many offices and personnel within the law school and the broader university.

    Responsibilities

    • Hires, supervises, trains, and evaluates staff – currently the Office Manager.
    • Develops and monitors expense budget for the Financial Aid Office.
    • Determines student eligibility for various federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs.
    • Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidance for the determination of aid eligibility and the distribution of aid.
    • Collaborates with relevant technical staff to create official financial aid packages for all law and JD dual-degree students.
    • Manually executes all the steps required to create official financial aid packages on as as-need basis
    • Generally delegates, but carefully oversees all relevant activity with respect to processing student loans, including adjustments and return of funds.  Note: it has been long-standing policy that the Financial Aid Office assists students with the return of loan funds through Cardinal Student through the 120-day window following the last date of disbursement or the end of the academic year, including the summer session, whichever is later.
    • Works collaboratively with the Law School Registrar and the Executive Director of Student Financial Assistance to identify withdrawals, and to perform Return of Title IV funds calculations and associated actions within Cardinal Student and Department of Education software/systems.
    • Communicates effectively and in a timely manner to all law students about financial aid programs and associated application procedures, remaining aware of the differing needs between first-year applicants, returning students, and returning students accessing federal student aid programs for the first time.
    • Develops appropriate communications to inform first-year and returning students about the interplay between financial aid and student account activity, including especially medical insurance billing.
    • Collaborates with the Assistant Dean for Admissions to develop strategic communications plan for first-year applicants and transfer students, develop effective strategies to award institutional scholarships to first-year students, and support relevant reporting from the Office of
    • Institutional Research. Is available for travel as directed by the Assistant Dean for Admissions to support recruiting activity
    • Works collaboratively with the Assistant Dean for Admissions and the Director of Marketing and Communications to provide reports and statistical information for Marketing and Communications support.
    • Monitors the transfer of enrollment and scholarship information maintained in Admissions software (e.g., Aces2) into Cardinal Student to ensure the both databases reflect identical information.
    • Provides accurate, timely and relevant counseling to law school applicants, enrolled students and graduates.
    • Collaborates with Enrollment Services to distribute financial aid funds to individual students' accounts, to ensure that scholarship funds do not exceed tuition charges, except as allowed.
    • Collaborates with Enrollment Services to communicate to students about financial obligations, payment due dates, payment options, resolve financial issues, and to process VA funds (e.g., Yellow Ribbon program) and inform students of relevant policies (e.g., use of Tuition Waivers instead of scholarship funds).
    • Collaborates with Human Resources and affected students to ensure that student recipients understand scholarship policies vis-à-vis Staff Benefits and monitor outcomes and to provide supplemental communications about medical insurance expectations
    • Collaborates with the Office of Student Financial Assistance for Graduate and Undergraduate Students to execute financial aid delivery processes, including testing of relevant components such as Budgeting, Packaging, and Aid Processing statuses.
    • Collaborates with the Office of Student Financial Assistance for Graduate and Undergraduate Students and the Office of Institutional Research to design and administer surveys to determine appropriate Cost of Attendance Budgets, financial aid budgets, and analyze survey results.
    • Determines what expense categories will be represented in the standard Cost of Attendance and which will be included and/or adjusted through Professional Judgment procedures.
    • Meets regularly with the Director of the Office of Student Financial Assistance for Graduate and Undergraduate Students to implement relevant surveys and data-collection to ensure financial aid programs are effectively meeting the needs of students.
    • Meets, along with law school financial aid staff, with relevant staff of the Office of Student Financial Assistance for Graduate and Undergraduate Students to draft, edit, and maintain consistent Policies and Procedures, including updates on software functionality and capabilities.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree required with two (2) to three (3) years finance-related administrative experience. Two to three years customer-service experience. Established knowledge of, and work with, complex database systems, particularly practical experience with data extraction and problem-solving. Experience in higher education highly desirable. Extensive use of typical computer applications: word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation programs.

     

    Extensive experience with Enterprise Resource Platforms (e.g. PeopleSoft) used for the administration of student financial aid highly desirable.

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  • 1 Nov 2022 9:39 AM | David Horne

    Job Summary

    Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community. 

    The Financial Aid Processor will coordinate and process financial aid applications for students who apply for federal, state and institutional aid; review and process federal FAFSA data verification documents; complete federal eligibility problem flags that prevent disbursement of aid; respond to student and parent aid questions by email, phone, and at front desk; process reports and other financial aid projects; and assist Financial Aid Advisors in administration of specialized programs and their awarding process.

    Collect and process aid application documentation required by the Department of Education. Review aid applications for completion, signatures, admission, and enrollment. Resolve federal aid application eligibility problem "C Flags" including citizenship status and Selective Service registration. Review data that students and parents enter on TU's electronic Verification Worksheet and enter that data in TU’s PeopleSoft system Verification screens. Electronic processes compare the entered data with the data students/parents entered on their FAFSA. Processors must enter the worksheet data correctly to prevent invalid aid payments.

    Answer students and parents' aid questions via email, phone, and at our front desk. Processors must provide quality customer service, professional and articulate correspondence, and accurate guidance based on TU aid policies and federal and state regulations. Processors must also apply problem solving skills to identify and request the appropriate documentation needed to fulfill all financial aid application and aid program requirements. Scan incoming documentation into ImageNow and index documentation to file electronically. Interact with other departments to facilitate the processing of financial aid and to assist students with other concerns. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications - External

    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Two years' experience providing administrative support
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Excellent customer service skills

     

    Preferred: 

    • Customer Service experience
    • Microsoft Office experience

     

    Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

    Salary and Benefits

    $37,418 annually and full University benefits that include annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. Applicants with TU or USM service may receive salary credit. To learn more about our benefits, click here. TU also offers a variety of great perks and discounts, which can be found here.

     

    If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you.  
    For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application. 
    This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.  

     

    The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety. 


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