Director of Financial Aid

Director of Financial Aid


Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: 828-694-1700

Job Location

Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, North Carolina.


Grade 12 / $49,355 - $61,694


Standard Benefits Package

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Closes: Friday, April 30, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, May 3, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Vice President for Student Services

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Come Join Our TEAM!

Blue Ridge Community College is currently seeking applications for a Director of Financial Aid. The Director of Financial Aid is responsible for the entire operation of the financial aid program at BRCC to ensure that eligible students have the opportunity to secure and maintain financial aid. Programs include federal, state, foundation, and local monies. 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Accounting, or other related field. Minimum of 5 years experience as a Director or Assistant Director at a higher education institution, with preference given to a NC two-year public institution.

Experience: All persons must provide verifiable and relevant professional experience in a work-place setting or demonstrated instructional/teaching environment.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Strong personal and professional integrity, good verbal and written communication skills, and a commitment to safety.
• Knowledge of Federal and State guidelines pertaining to grants, work-study, and loans.
• Understanding of Federal tax forms, W-2s, withholding forms, and other Federal documentation used for work-study and/or verification.
• Recognition and utilization of various financial aid processing systems (Colleague/Ellucian preferred) used in awarding financial aid, setting-up scholarships, and gathering financial aid data required for state reports.
• Ability to multi-task to meet the demands of walk-in students or incoming calls.
• Interpersonal skills necessary to work with a diverse population of current/prospective students, parents, co-workers, or outside agencies as well as supervision skills for financial aid staff.
• Implementation of various Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, or PowerPoint to set-up spreadsheets, send letters, or design presentations to assist in my daily job functions.
• Utilize and maintain voice mail and email for better communication with others.

Physical Demands:
The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to lifting, prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines.

Blue Ridge Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

Job Post Contact

Teisha Baynard