Director of Financial Aid

Director of Financial Aid


Vance-Granville Community College
200 Community College Road
Henderson, NC 27536
Phone: 252-492-2061

Job Location

Main Campus, Henderson, NC


$48,000 to $55,000 annually



Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Monday, September 30, 2019
Closes: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

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

Reports to

Dean of Student Access & Support

Employment Type

12 Months Exempt

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in business, public administration, accounting, education or a related field.
- Three years of professional experience in higher education financial aid.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Ability to work under continual deadlines requiring great attention to detail while managing competing responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

- Master’s degree in business, public administration, accounting, education or a related field.
- Three years of experience working with the student information system, Colleague, used by the North Carolina Community College System.
- Three years of experience working in a North Carolina Community College.
- Minimum of three years of supervisory experience.
- Five years of recent professional experience in higher education financial aid including demonstrated expertise in financial aid programs and regulations.

Position Description

- Administers, leads, implements, plans, and evaluates all operations and activities within the Financial Aid Office.
- Interprets federal and state policies on student financial aid programs and ensures compliance with federal and state regulations.
- Completes federal, state and institutional reporting requirements.
- Implements and maintains electronic communication with the Department of Education, and other agencies as needed, including submitting and receiving aid applications, corrections, payment data, and other records.
- Maintains a system to ensure confidentiality of student records.
- Initiates and performs the annual setup of Colleague (software by Ellucian) for financial aid processing and prepares annual financial aid forms.
- Develops consumer information on financial aid.
- Develops and maintains the Financial Aid Procedures Manual.
- Complies statistical data and reports to evaluate the effectiveness/efficiency of financial aid programs and to generate program changes or additions.
- Supervises, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff.
- Coordinates FAFSA events and financial aid presentations to college departments, area high schools, prospective/current students, and community.
- Counsels students on financial aid processes, requirements, and issues ensuring quality service to students, families, and other constituents.
-Coordinates with other departments on campus, especially the Business Office, Registrar’s Office, Admissions and Records, and Student Learning & Success Center.
- Attends professional development activities to stay abreast of any regulation changes.
- Participates in strategic planning and submits any related reports.
- Submits budget recommendations and administers the budget appropriation assigned to the Financial Aid Office.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Support Services and/or Vice President of Employee and Student Services.

How to Apply

Early application is strongly encouraged. Review of applications and interviews may begin prior to close date.




Job Post Contact

Human Resources
Vance Granville Community College
PO Box 917
Henderson, NC 27536