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  • 21 Feb 2019 10:27 AM | De Rodrick Jonkins

    Job Title: Financial Aid Counselor

    Web address: www.mica.edu

    Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000

    Location: Baltimore, MD-21217

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Position summary:  The Financial Aid Counselor 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:

    • 1.       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.
    • 2.       Responsible for a substantial 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.
    • 3.       Exercises independent judgment in the management of operational details of the financial aid process including but not limited to:
    • A.      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.
    • B.      Complete assigned duties with a high degree of accuracy to ensure compliance while experiencing multiple interruptions.
    • C.      Exercise 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.
    • D.     Has the authority to recalculate and makes changes to financial aid awards when student’s eligibility changes.
    • 4.       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.
    • 5.       Maintain student confidentiality in accordance with FERPA regulations.
    • 6.       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
    • Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills

    ·         Ability to: multi-task in very busy environment

     Required qualifications:

    • Associate degree ( 3- 5 years of financial aid working experience can be substituted for the associates degree requirement)·      
    •  1 year experience working in a Financial Aid Office or other Student Services related office ·        
    • Knowledge and experience in higher education with student information systems (People Soft preferred).

     

    Reporting to this position: no direct reports

     Conditions of Employment:

    Background Check

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

     General sign-off: The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies.

     

     

  • 13 Feb 2019 9:54 AM | Jill Leisten

    Title: Director of Financial Aid 

    Primary Job Duties: Manage all aspects of the University’s financial aid budget, including institutional, state, federal, and SU Foundation funds applied to student accounts. This position directs the financial aid staff, assigns tasks, ensures financial aid compliance, produces institutional-level reporting, manages the University’s four-year financial aid model to best apply more than $8M in institutional aid.  The director is a key member of the Enrollment Management leadership team, helping to create packaging models in consultation with the University’s consultants, creating and managing packaging policies, and forecasting aid expenditures.  Position also works on multiple strategic enrollment committees and collaborates across campus with departments and divisions to support University enrollment and retention and to ensure effective use of scholarship funds.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Business, Higher Education or a related field.  If a Bachelor’s, a minimum of seven years of related work experience.  If a Master’s, a minimum of five years of related work experience.

    Progressive Financial Aid Office leadership experience to include: strategic projection and policy implementation, day-to-day managing of a large budget, supervising staff working with consultants, completing critical annual reports for financial aid compliance, and compliance with state/federal regulations.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite – particularly Excel to manage complex project, databases, and multiple accounts.  Experience completing critical annual reports for financial aid compliance.  Must be able to stay up-to-date on state and federal financial aid policy changes and interpret their impact on a financial aid operation. 

    Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral & written communication skills.  Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. 

    This is a full-time, exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

    Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.  To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume.  All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.  Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

    Applications received by March 5, 2019 will be given full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled.

    Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future.  To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/

  • 12 Feb 2019 5:02 PM | Kevin Towns (Administrator)

    Job Title:  Assistant Director, Financial Aid & Scholarships ​​​​​​​

    Hiring Institution/Agency: Johns Hopkins University 

    Web address or link to employer's website: https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Assistant-Director-MD-21218/534056200/

    Salary range: Commensurate with Experience

    Location: Baltimore, MD (Homewood campus)

    Application Deadline: until filled 

    Description:  

    The Assistant Director position is a member of the management team comprised of the Assistant Vice Provost, Director, Associate Directors, and Assistant Directors who work as a collaborative group responsible for development and implementation of policies and procedures to meet University wide goals. This position is responsible for managing and processing a portion of the total number of need-based financial aid applications received by the Office of Student Financial Services and managing a program (federal, state, or institutional)

    Primary duties and responsibilities:Evaluate aid applications for prospective and returning undergraduate as well as full and part-time graduate student populations to determine aid eligibility using federal and institutional methodologies, exercising professional judgment when necessary; daily contact with students and families via phone, email and in-person; prepare and present financial aid sessions/workshops to high schools and other organizations upon request; assist with the development and implementation of financial aid policies and procedures; assist with reconciliation of scheduled reports to ensure timely delivery of financial aid to students and compliance with Federal Title IV regulations; comprehensive knowledge of Federal Verification and Direct Loan processing; frequent communication with campus administrative departments (Admissions, Registrar, Student Accounts, and Student Employment) and academic departments; additional assigned responsibilities for other programs as needed.

    The Assistant Director position has direct authority to make financial aid commitments to the student population on behalf of the University.

    Desired Qualifications: 

    A Bachelor's Degree and one year related experience is required. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

    JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

    The candidate who best fits this position will have exceptional written and oral communication skills, strong, student-based counseling proficiency, a good eye for detail, robust organizational skills, a comprehensive understanding of Federal Title IV regulations and Federal Title IV financial aid processing systems (COD, NSLDS, etc), a strong work ethic and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of products. Experience with CSS PROFILE, IDOC, PowerFAIDS, and OnBase preferred.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    A Master's Degree and three years of relevant financial aid/Title IV experience is preferred. Experience in a highly selective college or university setting that practices some form of institutional methodology is preferred.

    Instructions for job applicants: Complete online application at https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Assistant-Director-MD-21218/534056200/

    Contact for additional information: Quinton Taylor, Associate Director qtaylor2@jhu.edu

  • 5 Feb 2019 12:45 PM | Tisa Silver Canady (Administrator)

    Title: Financial Aid Counselor 
    Institution: UMUC
    Website Address: http://www.umuc.edu
    Salary: $40,000
    Location: Largo, MD - 20774
    Deadline Date: Until Filled
    Description:
    Financial Aid Counselor

    Office of Financial Aid

    Exempt, Regular, 100%-Time, Pay Grade 1.1

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks a Financial Aid Counselor in the Office of Financial Aid. Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Financial Aid Counselor will evaluate financial aid applicants and determine financial aid eligibility in accordance with state, federal and institutional policies governing financial aid. Occasional travel between local UMUC locations may be required.

    Must be able to meet and maintain access requirements for secure federal and/or state websites, such as the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Individuals cannot currently be in default on a student loan.

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

    Provide comprehensive counseling to students regarding financial aid eligibility through in-person, phone and email conversations.
    Work extensively on various special projects for loan proration, Pell grant adjustments, unusual enrollment history and working authorization/failure reports to ensure compliance.
    Develop and utilize knowledge of UMUC's verification process to make professional judgment decisions regarding student cases and files.
    Create computerized reports, merge and evaluate complex data from multiple sources, change award amounts, maintain statistical data and generate communications to students.
    Participate in student recruitment and retention activities including attending open house events, information sessions, and other events as requested to offer guidance to prospective student staff.
    Serve as a rotating member of the Satisfactory Academic Progress and Professional judgment Committee.
    Develop and maintain current knowledge of Federal Title IV regulations pertaining to financial aid.
    Participate in training and professional development activities as appropriate.
    Other job-related duties as assigned.


    Qualifications:
    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

    Provide comprehensive counseling to students regarding financial aid eligibility through in-person, phone and email conversations.
    Work extensively on various special projects for loan proration, Pell grant adjustments, unusual enrollment history and working authorization/failure reports to ensure compliance.
    Develop and utilize knowledge of UMUC's verification process to make professional judgment decisions regarding student cases and files.
    Create computerized reports, merge and evaluate complex data from multiple sources, change award amounts, maintain statistical data and generate communications to students.
    Participate in student recruitment and retention activities including attending open house events, information sessions, and other events as requested to offer guidance to prospective student staff.
    Serve as a rotating member of the Satisfactory Academic Progress and Professional judgment Committee.
    Develop and maintain current knowledge of Federal Title IV regulations pertaining to financial aid.
    Participate in training and professional development activities as appropriate.
    Other job-related duties as assigned.
    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    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.
    Ability to work with detailed, factual information from a variety of sources.
    Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
    Demonstrated experience with computerized office systems including, but no limited to, Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple administrative tasks with minimal oversight.
    Demonstrated experience providing customer service in a timely and proficient manner.

    Electronic Resumes: Yes
    Instructions: 
    https://umuc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMUC_Careers/job/North-America-Largo-MD/Financial-Aid-Counselor_10007539-1

    Contact Information

    Name: Kyle Carite
    Title: 
    Institution:
         UMUC 
         1616 McCormick Drive
         Largo, MD 20774
    Phone: (240) 684-2315
    Fax: 
    Email: kyle.carite@umuc.edu

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