Financial Aid Advisor

Financial Aid Advisor

Employer

Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Job Location

Tarboro and Rocky Mount Campuses

Salary/Grade

$31830 - $38196, depending upon experience

Benefits

State Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, April 16, 2021
Closes: Monday, May 3, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, May 3, 2021

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 39 hours per week

Reports to

Director of Financial Aid

Employment Type

Full-time

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate degree; work experience establishing and maintaining systems; demonstrated ability to interpret and apply federal, state, donor, and institutional rules for awarding financial aid; successful work experience requiring attention to detail; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively; and demonstrated commitment to serve the community with professionalism, courtesy, friendliness, consideration, and confidentiality.

Preferred Qualifications

An Associate degree; work experience establishing and maintaining systems; demonstrated ability to interpret and apply federal, state, donor, and institutional rules for awarding financial aid; successful work experience requiring attention to detail; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively; demonstrated commitment to serve the community with professionalism, courtesy, friendliness, consideration, and confidentiality; proficiency with Excel, Microsoft Word, and Datatel; and Career Readiness Credential.

Position Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Advise and counsel current and prospective students about financial aid eligibility, application procedures, aid programs; costs; indebtedness; money and management; and financial planning: individualize this information to the particular needs and situation of the student – always with good customer service in mind as most important.

Collect and/or analyze financial and other student data to determine aid eligibility and make sure that awards are within federal, state, donor, and/or institutional guidelines.

Answer questions, inquires, or requests from students, parents, or guardians in person or in writing regarding financial aid programs and eligibility.

Assist in the preparation and presentation of information regarding federal, state, and other financial programs to various campus groups, high school students, and parents at meetings, group discussions, workshops, and recruitment activities.

Analyze various system generated reports such as grades and enrollment or award status to verify continued compliance and eligibility of students receiving aid under federal, state, and institutional guidelines; notify students of changes in eligibility for awards and alternatives to amend the situation.

Assist with other financial aid activities such as outreach, reporting, and monitoring as required.

Attend workshops and seminars in order to keep abreast of regulations and trends in federal, state, and other financial aid programs.
Evaluate unusual/mitigating circumstance documentation or information provided by the student; exercise professional judgment by making adjustments or revisions to costs, contributions, need, or dependency status as exceptions to the usual process.

May also be required to monitor the Federal Work Study Program and transmit all institutional data (including but not limited to ISIR, PELL, NSLDS, COD, and other program data) required for determining and processing student financial aid eligibility to or from the US DOE. Assist the Director of Financial Aid with gathering and submitting FISAP and other annual report information.

Any other duties assigned by the Director of Financial Aid.

How to Apply

 

Please complete the online applicaiton at:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/edgecombeedu

Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886 barkalows@edgecombe.edu