Financial Aid Specialist

Financial Aid Specialist


Roanoke-Chowan Community College
109 Community College Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Phone: 252-862-1200

Job Location

109 Community College Rd Ahoskie NC 27910


$16.00 hour



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Closes: Friday, July 15, 2022

Target Start Date

Friday, July 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Associate Vice President, Student Service

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business or other closely related field and one (1) year of professional experience in financial aid.   


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business or other closely related field and one (1) or more years of professional experience working in financial aid.

Position Description



Interview and inform students applying for financial aid including helping students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), going through the verification process, and entering applications and corrections as needed.  Keep students and parents informed of changes in financial aid rules and regulations as well as provide financial literacy and promote fiscal responsibility. Maintain award records.  Awarding and submitting request for Pell and FSEOG each semester including determining eligibility, checking enrollment, checking for late starting classes.  Maintain Scholarship records including verifying eligible and requesting checks from the business office. Complete third-party authorizations including recording on FA file and requesting payment from the business office.  Attend meetings, conventions, training sessions and other group functions on and away from the campus as a representative of R-CCC.  Assist with the veteran student population.  Maintain and update scholarship postings on website.  Maintain level of confidentiality regarding documents received and other matters involving students and financial aid in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  Work selected nights during the month.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid and Director of TRIO Student Support Services.




A strong work ethic.  Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team.  Adaptability, initiative, and flexibility.  Attention to detail and accuracy.  Customer service orientation and interpersonal skills. Enthusiasm for working with internal and external constituents.  Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work. Ability to properly and accurately document within the prescribed guidelines all contacts, conference, and counseling sessions with students. Imparts a positive impact with student and staff.  Proactively plans for situations and circumstances.  Projects appropriate professional image.  Punctual.  Speaks clearly, sensitively, and persuasively when interacting with stakeholders. Supports the aims, objectives, goals, and mission of the college. 

Job Post Contact

Kristen Watford, HR Director

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

109 Community College Rd.

Ahoskie, NC  27910

Phone: (252) 862-1302