ANNUAL SALARY: Minimum $58,643
LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:
Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
To plan, organize, and manage assigned programs; ensure equitable and timely distribution of program funds; and ensure accurate and timely reporting to specified agencies. To provide highly responsible and complex administrative staff support to the Director of Financial Aid; and coordinate assigned activities among college departments, other colleges, and outside agencies. This position receives general direction from the Director of Financial Aid and exercises some supervision.
NOTE: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: More than three years of professional work experience in Financial Aid.
Knowledge of: 1. Students’ rights, responsibilities and obligations regarding financial aid. 2. Applicable Federal, State, and College rules and regulations regarding student financial aid programs and veteran’s assistance programs. 3. Financial Aid processes including Verification, Pell Grant (COD), and Direct Loan payment system. 4. Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. 5. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. 6. Current federal software/website functionality. 7. Counseling skills, record keeping, and reporting procedures. 8. Microcomputers and various software programs, including Colleague. Skills in: 9. Problem solving and interpersonal communication. 10. Financial Aid process. Ability to: 11. Provide exceptional customer service. 12. Understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, and College policies. 13. Supervise, train, and evaluate personnel. 14. Deal effectively with “angry” students and resolve “sensitive issues”. 15. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 16. Maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials. 17. Think critically.
Sedentary-Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Minimal Hazard/Exposure-Standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.
Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).
Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mclennan. NOTE: Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
- Online Employment Application
- Cover Letter
- Copies of College Transcripts
MCC provides equal educational opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf
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