Financial Aid, Assistant Director

Financial Aid, Assistant Director


Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Park Road
Williamston, NC 27892
Phone: 252-792-1521

Job Location

Williamston, NC


$33,865 - $42,331; commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Closes: Saturday, July 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

8am - 4:30pm; additional hours may be required

Reports to

Financial Aid Director

Employment Type

Full-Time, Regular 12-month

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree with major course work in business administration, accounting, or a related field
  • One to three years’ experience working in college financial aid, accounting, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in business administration, accounting, public administration, or a related field
  • Working knowledge of Federal and State financial aid regulations, policies and procedures
  • Community college experience
  • Prior experience in Datatel Colleague

Position Description

Under direct supervision, the Assistant Financial Aid (FA) Director assists in counseling and performing technical and clerical tasks related to the preparation and documentation of FA information; assists in the dissemination of FA information; and assists students, staff and the general public concerning the interpretation of FA program policies and procedures.

  • Provide information to students and the general public regarding FA programs, eligibility requirements and application processes; interpret and explain the Federal, State and College’s FA policies and procedures
  • Process FA applications; review for completeness and accuracy; prepare student files
  • Notify students of incomplete or missing information needed to process FA applications; perform verification of requested information, and correct student applications within the Department of Education (DOE) Central Processing Center
  • Process Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and ensure student eligibility by monitoring grade point average, progression in program, attendance, course application to program, lifetime eligibility, and need analysis
  • Assist in the administration of the Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program and Child Care Grant; collect information and prepare annual reports
  • Facilitate student access to Finish Line Grants and other available emergency funds
  • Assist in the administration of all college scholarships and grants received from local and community organizations; assist in the administration of emergency grants within federal and state guidelines; complete and submit financial records for reporting and accountability
  • Monitor enrollment reports to identify students subject to Return of Title IV aid policy; calculate aid earned, make necessary adjustments, and notify students and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of outcome
  • Assist in the administration of FA packages for veteran students; maintain knowledge of Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program and certification policy and procedure using VaOnce website; monitor VA student attendance on a weekly basis to determine certification adjustments
  • Assist in monitoring and ensuring program compliance with federal, state, and local agencies
  • Responsible for department operations in the absence of the Director

How to Apply


Applicants interested in applying for the above position should submit:

  • Completed and signed Martin Community College application (
  • Copy of college transcripts (originals will be required if offer of employment is extended)
  • Resume and cover letter (not accepted in lieu of application)

Application materials may be submitted via email to: with position title in the subject line OR mailed to: Martin Community College, Attn: Office of Human Resources 1161 Kehukee Park Road Williamston, NC 27892

Job Post Contact

Morgan R. Price, Director of Human Resources

Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Park Road, Williamston, NC 27892
Phone - 252.789.0224