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  • 20 Mar 2019 8:33 AM | Kyle Carite

    Scholarship Analyst

    Office of Financial Aid

    Exempt, Regular, Full-Time, Pay Grade 1.3

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks a Scholarship Analyst in the Office of Financial Aid. UMUC is one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM). Working adults, military personnel, and other students around the globe are achieving their academic goals through UMUC's innovative educational options, including online instruction, accelerated academic programs, and classroom-based courses taught during the daytime, evenings, and weekends. Currently, more than 42,000 students attend UMUC nationally, and an additional 37,000 students attend UMUC at on site classes in more than 25 countries throughout the world; about 58,000 students are active duty military, veterans, and their families. In 2012, UMUC had over 262,000 online course enrollments.

    Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Scholarships, the Scholarship Analyst will assist with various scholarship programs including institutional, state, and private programs.  The analyst will also ensure quality customer service and delivery of student aid to prospective and current students and assure compliance with federal, state and institutional guidelines.


    • Responsible for the administration of assigned UMUC managed scholarships in full compliance with all applicable state and institutional policies including the selection of recipients
    • Delivers outstanding customer service to students with scholarship questions
    • Troubleshoots to resolve problems for students in assigned scholarship programs
    • Delivers outstanding customer service to colleagues in other UMUC Offices, USM and scholarship donors
    • Prepares scheduled and term end/year end reports for all assigned programs 
    • Remains current on all federal, state, and institutional regulations and policies focusing specifically on scholarship programs
    • Other job-related duties as assigned 


    • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution of higher learning and a minimum of one (1) year of professional experience in higher education, accounting, business or customer service
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated experience with computerized office systems including but not limited to:  Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and experience providing customer service in a timely and proficient manner


    • Experience with PeopleSoft and Salesforce
    • Experience with administering state and institutional scholarships




  • 15 Mar 2019 2:41 PM | Dr. Karleen Howard

    McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.


    McDaniel College invites applications for a Financial Aid Specialist. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.


    Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, the Financial Aid Specialist will process verifications and process federal, state and institutional financial aid applications in accordance with federal, state and college regulations.


    Specific Responsibilities

    ·         Administer and award financial aid programs to eligible recipients, inform students of missing information, and inform students if they are not eligible for financial aid programs; financial aid programs include, but are not limited to: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Student Loans, Maryland Higher Education Commission programs; etc. 

    ·         Collect, analyze and process documentation required for “Verification” of a student’s financial aid application in accordance with federal regulations 

    ·         Expedite student financial aid applications to address issues and concerns as they arise;  

    ·         Evaluate accuracy of documents and consistency of data from need analysis processor, federal tax returns, financial aid transcripts verification document, and student information; perform data analysis to identify discrepancies in data and determine action for resolution;  

    ·         Create and execute database reports to merge and evaluate complex datasets from multiple sources

    ·         Conduct financial aid informational presentations to special groups, when needed.  

    ·         Communicate information to guide or assist people; communicate to convey or exchange general work-related information or service to internal or external customers. 

    ·         Follow technical instructions, procedure manuals, and charts to solve practical problems; and/or compose routine or specialized reports or forms and business letters; and/or ensure compliance with clear guidelines and standards.

    ·         Run and manage various processes within College ERM, Colleague, to ensure efficient and effective processing of awards  

    ·         Perform computer data entry and other related duties as assigned  

    ·         Maintain proper records retention policy and documentation of Financial Aid records storage 

    ·         Assist in maintaining an up-to-date financial aid operations manual 

    ·         Assist in the management of due dates for various federal and state reports, surveys, etc.  

    ·         Assist in updating financial aid forms, when needed.  

    ·         Attend training workshops and conferences in order to learn and stay current on financial aid regulations and processing 

    ·         Perform other duties as assigned by the Financial Aid Director and Associate Director. 


    To apply

    For a complete job description including qualifications and to apply, please visit the college’s employment webpage. Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications begins Friday, March 29, 2019.


    McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities.  McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status.

  • 7 Mar 2019 9:07 AM | Thomas Healy

    Executive Director, Student Financial Aid
    Office of Financial Aid
    University of Baltimore

    Vacancy Number 300951
    Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package
    Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

    Position is open until filled, and application review begins immediately.

    Serving in the Office of Financial Aid, within the Division of Administration and Finance, the Executive Director oversees all aspects of financial aid, including leading a 7 person team and serving as a critical partner with offices responsible for recruitment, retention, student success, and student and institution finances. We look forward to receiving your electronic application with a cover letter and resume and learning about your interest in and qualifications for our vacancy. Please save your cover letter and resume as one document and attach it in the resume location.

    The Executive Director develops and executes talent and need-based financial aid philosophies and strategies to support achievement of the university's targeted student body profiles and net tuition revenue goals. The Executive Director is responsible for delivery of exemplary customer service to students and their families as well as to other internal and external constituents. Strong communication skills, written and verbal, are essential as the Executive Director must develop and implement comprehensive and integrated communications programs which meaningfully connect with current and prospective students, and other related constituents. The Executive Director applies strong technical and analytical skills as well as strong business acumen in developing and executing financial aid strategies, programs, and operations to achieve its goals. The Executive Director actively leads, motivates, develops and manages the financial aid team for high performance. He or she is responsible for full compliance with federal, state, local laws and regulations as well as full compliance with University System of Maryland (USM) and institutional policies. The Executive Director recommends policy changes as needed to remain compliant and continually improves processes in financial aid for effectiveness and efficiency.

    Key responsibilities are strategy development and implementation, compliance, analytics and systems, efficient and effective work and communication practices, including high touch customer service and staff management, development and mentoring.

    Strategy development and implementation - Create strategic recommendations for all categories of institutional aid to achieve the university's targeted student body profiles and net tuition revenue goals. Participate in discussions with leadership to finalize a talent-based and need-based financial aid plans. Implement plan ensuring the use of financial aid to meet institutional goals. Use data analytics/analysis as needed to develop the above and evaluate tools and processes to enhance communicate of financial aid opportunities to students. Coordinate a consistent approach to student awards, appeals, interaction and communication. Review and revise appropriate policies and procedures to support efficient awarding and best practices for student recruitment and retention.

    Analytics and Systems - Oversee the technology processes which facilitate the lifecycle of student financial aid from acceptance to disbursement. Oversee support and maintenance of financial aid policies, including satisfactory academic progress and the return of Title IV funds. Monitor trends and new regulations which impact financial aid activities at both institutional, state and federal level.

    Oversee, the technology staff responsible for performing the setup, support and maintenance of system processes related to financial aid, including all aspects of financial aid processing in the student information system, processes which generate reports for external agencies, system improvement testing and internal quality assurance using system checks and balances.

    Compliance - Overall responsibility for all aspects of financial aid administration. Ensure regulatory compliance and administrative requirements, changes, recommendations and timetables for changes to all federal, state and institutional student financial aid programs. Develop and/or recommend policies and procedures which align with a high quality service organization and maintain compliance regulations. Communicates and coordinate policy and procedure changes to students, institutional colleagues and other stakeholders.

    Participate in all financial aid related audits (internal and external) as needed. Partner with the Office of the Comptroller on federal and state aid accounting, reconciliation and reporting. Oversee Assistant Director responsible for leading the administrative and organizational functions of the office and staff.

    Staff development, management and mentoring - Provide leadership and direction for seven team members, of which two are direct reports. Develop procedures to monitor the student to staff case-loads; accurately award, track and monitor awards and award removal. Recommends changes and improvements to team tasks, technology, compliance and/or audit changes or issues, including but not limited to skill development, customer services training and team motivation. Review and validate internal controls and their compliance related to federal and state regulations; such as but not limited to Title IV funding, VA benefits and MHEC scholarship rules.

    Required Qualifications

    Education: Baccalaureate degree in Accounting, Business, Public Administration or a field and/or discipline related to achieving success in the performance of position responsibilities

    Experience: Eight years' experience in higher education student financial aid. Five years of supervisory experience. Knowledge of Title IV financial aid programs and COD interface. Experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning tool or integrated data. A strong knowledge of federal and state financial aid programs. Additionally, experience working with the federal and state system interfaces. Strategic thinking and communication skills are a must.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Education: Master's Degree in Accounting, Business or related discipline.

    Experience: Experience working with PeopleSoft modules and/or project management in a public higher education environment. Experience working in a shared services model with a diverse non-traditional student population.

    Visit http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1393 to access our electronic application and apply.

    The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.    

  • 6 Mar 2019 3:59 PM | Deleted user
    • Job Title: Financial Aid Counselor II, Satisfactory Academic Progress
    • Hiring Institution/Agency: Frederick Community College
    • Apply here: https://jobs.frederick.edu/postings/2339 
    • Salary range: $53,704-$59,074
    • Location - Frederick, Maryland
    • Application Deadline - March 26, 2019 (for best consideration
    • Position Summary: The Financial Aid Counselor II, Satisfactory Academic Progress is responsible for reviewing and awarding federal and institutional financial aid and the management and tracking of the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) of all financial aid recipients. The Financial Aid Counselor II, Satisfactory Academic Progress is also responsible for providing financial aid counseling assistance to financial aid applicants and parents of dependent students.
    • Required Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Three (3) years of financial aid experience in higher education
    • Desired Qualifications:
    1. Experience in the management of SAP review 
    2. Experience in interpreting and applying Title IV Federal regulations and awarding policies
    3. Experience in verification and awarding Title IV financial aid funds
    4. Experience using student information system to award financial aid funds
    5. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    6. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    7. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    8. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    9. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    10. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    11. Experience using U.S. Department of Education software and secure websites 
    • Work Schedule: 8:30-4:30; Monday to Friday. Occasional evenings and weekends required.
    • Instructions for job applicants: All applications and required documents must be submitted online (https://jobs.frederick.edu/postings/2339). Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. Cover letters may be addressed to the Search Committee and should briefly address your qualifications as related to the requirements of this position. For best consideration, applications should be received by 3/26/19. Review of applications after this date is not guaranteed.

  • 5 Mar 2019 4:54 PM | Deleted user

    Widener University is seeking an Assistant Director of Financial Aid at the Delaware Law School.  The qualified candidate will perform a variety of profession duties in support of the Law School's Financial Aid Office including review of student eligibility for Federal Financial Aid programs, counseling students and families on financing options and managing programs to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.

    Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, the Assistant Director is responsible for managing the daily tasks of the Financial Aid office on the Delaware campus.  Has system management experience with a highly automated financial aid management system.  Assists the Director in the development of policies and procedures, has significant knowledge of knowledge of the overall operation of the Financial Aid function of Delaware Law School.  The Assistant Director is expected to handle multiple responsibilities, solve complex problems and ensure that systems and processes meet the service expectations of our students, faculty, administration and staff. The Assistant Director assists the Director representing the office in primary responsibilities.

    Duties and Responsibilities:  (include but are not limited to)


    Essential Duties:

    • Ensures the effective operation of the financial aid office by utilizing knowledge and expertise in office procedures and systems management and applying that knowledge to the operation of the automated financial aid management system including the Communications module, Direct Loan and ISIR processing and the Student Financial Aid module of Ellucian Colleague.
    • Analyzes and processes student application files ensuring compliance with Federal, State and institutional requirements. Determines award eligibility for financial aid including Federal and private education loans and University based aid.
    • Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations by assisting in the preparation of required reports concerning financial aid: reconciles Pennsylvania and Delaware Grant Rosters, monitors Federal Work Study earnings and reports on Pell grants for Legal Studies students.
    • Counsels prospective students, students and parents on financial aid and financing alternatives.
    • Represents the financial aid office at Admissions’ functions.
    • Assists with federally mandated group entrance and exit counseling for incoming and graduating students.
    • Calculates tuition refunds ensuring compliance with Federal regulations for withdrawn students.
    • Ensures compliance with Federal regulations pertaining to Financial Aid.
    • Maintains contact with other institutions to complete consortium agreements.
    • Works closely with the Enrollment Management Representative to manage the Federal Work-Study program and daily administrative processing.  

    Secondary Responsibilities:

    • Maintains outside scholarship database; advertises outside scholarship opportunities to student body when appropriate.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of financial literacy programing.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or directed

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Education/Training and Experience Required):


    • Bachelors’ degree and four to six years in progressive financial aid experience demonstrating a broad knowledge in a specialized field directly related to the position’s responsibilities; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • One year progressively responsible managerial/supervisory experience with exposure to budget management, strategic planning and human resource management
    • Extensive knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations that govern student financial aid
    • Demonstrated ability to utilize a personal computer, applicable software, e-mail and the Internet
    • Experience in use of administrative database system in the administration of a financial aid program
    • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with students, support and professional staff, faculty, and external constituents
    • Must be organized, flexible, and able to handle several tasks simultaneously.
    • Superior interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.

    To apply:http://careers.widener.edu/cw/en-us/job/492246/assistant-director-of-financial-aid-delaware-law-school 

  • 22 Feb 2019 10:02 AM | Kyle Carite

    Document Management Assistant

    Office of Financial Aid

    Non-Exempt, Regular, Full-Time, Pay Grade 5

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks a Document Management Assistant for the Office of Financial Aid. Under direct supervision this person will perform moderately complex multi-functional clerical/operational duties that contribute to the success of the Financial Aid Document Management team. Work involves a limited variety of specialized tasks and methods consistent with a clearly defined team-based work environment and continuous quality improvement objectives.


    • Processing a high volume of documents submitted from UMUC student seeking financial aid   
    • Scanning and indexing of documents   
    • Working with FA Counselors to process special documents   
    • Corresponding with students via email and/or fax and on occasion telephone 
    • Operating office equipment such as scanners, document imaging, personal computers, facsimile machines, etc.  
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned   


    • High School Diploma and at least one (1) year of experience in clerical work 
    • Working knowledge of general office practices, procedures and equipment
    • Skills in operating office equipment, effective telephone skills, excellent grammar, spelling and punctuation skills
    • Ability to independently perform a limited range of clerical and operational tasks including data entry, basic arithmetic, calculations, completion of standard forms and creation and maintenance of computer files
    • Ability to follow oral and written procedures and processes
    • Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment
    • Ability to understand and apply team quality and performance standards


    • Familiarity with PeopleSoft and document imaging preferred
    • Degree seeking candidates preferred
    • 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 
    • Qualified candidates will have demonstrated computer literacy




  • 22 Feb 2019 10:01 AM | Kyle Carite

    Training and Outreach Coordinator

    Office of Financial Aid

    Exempt, Regular, 100%-Time, Pay Grade 1.2

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks a Training and Outreach Coordinator who provide training to staff members in the Office of Financial Aid as well as staff members throughout the University in student-facing roles. The coordinator will work with financial aid staff members to identify large-scale student issues, resolve problems, and provide strategies for strengthening student service. Working closely with the Assistant Director of Training and Outreach as well as the leadership of all FA units, the coordinator will assist in identifying areas for increased efficiency and training opportunities .


    • Develop and deliver financial aid training programs and to increase service levels. (25%)
    • Deliver monthly training sessions with front line staff to address pressing issues and content related updates. (15%)
    • Serve as a liaison with UMUC regional offices including, but not limited to creating training materials and presentations, as well as attending information sessions and open houses as content knowledge expert. (20%)
    •  Utilize Salesforce to analyze complex financial aid processing issues and identify methods to increase efficiency and visibility to determine training needs. (15%)
    •  Coordinate efforts with staff members to identify large-scale student issues, resolve problems, and provide strategies for strengthening student service. (10%)
    •  Maintain current knowledge of Federal Title IV regulations pertaining to financial aid (10%)
    •  Perform other job related duties as assigned (5%)


    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning ​and two (2) years of experience in the field of financial aid or student services.​
    • Financial aid experience in a higher education, working with both traditional and non-traditional populations.
    • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.


    • Master’s Degree.




  • 22 Feb 2019 9:58 AM | Kyle Carite

    Associate Director, Federal Program Operations

    Office of Financial Aid

    Exempt, Regular, 100%-Time, Pay Grade 3.2

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an Associate Director, Federal Program Operations in the Office of Financial Aid. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Federal Program Operations, the Associate Director, Federal Program Operations will be responsible for assisting with the overall administration and management of the staff that administers all federal Title IV programs and private loan programs and performs Return of Title IV Funds calculations. Oversight includes managing student contact, ensuring delivery of federal financial aid to a diverse student population, preparation of reports and records to ensure fiscal accountability, and providing staff technical guidance on current federal and state regulations and institutional policies and practices. The Associate Director will also participate in collaborative efforts to evaluate and organize office workflow, develop and monitor interdepartmental processes and update office policies and procedures. Occasional travel between local UMUC locations may be required.


    • Directly supervise staff that administers all federal Title IV programs and private loan programs and performs Return of Title IV Fund (R2T4) calculations. Oversee, manage and coordinate framework for training and development of staff
    • Manage all federal program and Return of Title IV Funds workflows and monitor unit quality assurance findings.  Oversee completion of monthly reconciliation for all federal grant and loan programs. Maintain current knowledge of federal Title IV regulations, state rules and institutional policies pertaining to financial aid and interpret and apply all related updates to federal and state regulations and University policies and ensure compliance with all regulations as they apply to all federal programs
    • Oversee monitoring of all automated systems that are part of the Federal Program Operations processes, oversee functional testing for new and existing queries and software, and work closely with Financial Aid Systems team to design, develop and maintain continuous improvements/automation for Federal Program Operations processes
    • Provide input on strategic training to internal and external staff members on federal programs and R2T4 calculation, and coordinate with Student Accounts and the Office of Enrollment Management to identify and develop ongoing improvements to serve students affected by Return of Title IV Fund regulations
    • Collaborate with the Assistant Vice President of Federal Program Operations to compile and submit mandatory external and internal reporting (federal and institutional programs), including the annual FISAP. Additionally, counsel and advise students and parents on financial aid processes/eligibility
    • Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.


    • Bachelors’ Degree and a minimum of 5 years of progressive managerial experience in financial aid higher education administration.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience administering/managing Title IV financial aid programs.
    • Experience working with both traditional and non-traditional student populations.
    • Thorough knowledge of Title IV regulations and programs.
    • Strong working knowledge of student information systems and data processing techniques for automated systems.
    • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities for staff supervision, organizational management and problem solving skills.
    • Demonstrated experience with computerized office systems including but not limited to; Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Demonstrated ability to document work clearly, make independent decisions, multi-task and prioritize concurrent deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team with a strong commitment to customer service.


    • Financial aid R2T4 for modules experience.
    • Functional PeopleSoft experience.




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