Associate Director of Financial Aid

Associate Director of Financial Aid


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location

Sanford, NC


$39,341.00 - $49,541.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Closes: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours Per Week

Employment Type

FT Perm Staff

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Four years of experience in accounting, financial aid, or business-related field
  • Or an equivalent combination of higher education and experience will be considered.  

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to make sound judgement decisions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a financial aid office setting
  • Proficient in Datatel Colleague System
  • Community College experience

Position Description

At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities!  We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.     

The Associate Director of Financial Aid is responsible for assisting the Director of Financial Aid with the orderly administration and leadership of the financial aid programs.   This position will be responsible for assisting with various financial aid strategies in support of student success objectives of the college. The Associate Director will know and uphold all federal, state, and college regulations, and assist the Director of Financial Aid program planning, compliance, aid processing, technology, scholarships, and other financial aid duties as assigned.  

Diversity Policy:  Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.    

Essential Duties

  • Professionally and efficiently execute CCCC’s commitment to student success
  • Ensure that the Financial Aid Office serves students with courtesy and respect
  • Assist with the develop and implementation of strategies that support the timely delivery of financial aid to students
  • Work collegially with financial aid staff across all college departments to foster exceptional teamwork across college divisions
  • Assist Director with answering complaints and resolving financial aid problems for students, faculty, and staff
  • Manage, interpret, and assure compliance with all federal, state, and college financial aid policies and regulations
  • Responsible for the administration and reconciliation of the North Carolina Community College State Grant Program
  • Responsible for the administration and reconciliation of all Institutional, State, and Outside scholarships including the K14 Promise Program
  • Responsible for running CODE and resolving CODE rejects
  • Responsible for requesting MRR reports and monitoring student awards 
  • Responsible for the FATR process and FATP process with the college’s Business Office
  • Bookstore Liaison
  • Foundation Office Liaison
  • Student Communications
  • Assist with the reconciliation of financial aid programs as assigned
  • Assist Director with completion of reports as needed
  • Assist with outreach events and financial aid presentations
  • Assist Director with maintaining and set-up of the FA module in Colleague system
  • Provide supervision of the office in the absence of the Director
  • Provide back-up in the department as necessary during peak times
  • Serve on College committees, as assigned
  • Complete the annual required five-hour staff development 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

How to Apply

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Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493