Assistant Director of Financial Aid/Veterans

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Date 04/20/2021 Closing Date 05/10/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

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Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick
Job Details

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at”

  • Satisfactory results of a background check

  • Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires
Position Summary


Provides supervision of the day to day operations of the Financial Aid/Veterans Office. Assist the Director with administering all federal, state, institutional and private financial assistance programs. Function as a back up to the Director in his/her absence.
1. Assist in coordinating the delivery of student financial aid and the maintenance of student financial aid records.
2. Perform the selection, training, direct supervision, scheduling and evaluation of, all full-time financial aid advisors. Oversee the payroll for the financial aid coordinator and advisors.
3. Develop and provide training for Financial Aid/Veterans staff and other college personnel on financial aid processes, web-based systems, and topics concerning federal and state compliance.
4. Assists in monitoring all financial aid processes for awarding of Federal and State programs.
5. Serve as member of the Financial Aid/Veterans Senior Staff in order to design and implement financial aid goals, policies and procedures.
6. Assure accuracy of completion of the Title IV Refund process by Financial Aid staff.
7. Oversee process and policies regarding Special Circumstance applications and Dependency Override appeals.
8. Ensures that the Colleague financial aid module is used effectively and that processes and product enhancements are developed which are technologically up to date.
9. Maintain Quality Assurance as it pertains to federal and state program compliance through a regular internal audit process.
10. Works with the Student Accounts and Payments/Financial Services to insure that aid is disbursed and reconciled.
11. Represents the college as a speaker, presenter, or in similar capacities in high schools, service clubs, community events, and other activities of a similar nature.
12. Assist Director with the completion of Federal, State, institutional reporting, performance reviews, and audits.
13. Actively seek out and participate in various on-campus teams, committees, task forces, etc. Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives.
14. Demonstrate a positive attitude and a team approach toward accomplishing departmental/institutional goals, and cultivate these same characteristics in employees supervised.
15. Maintain a high level of confidentiality and protect student information in compliance with FERPA and HEA laws.
16. Assist in developing budgets each year.
17. Regularly attend and participate in workshops, seminars, and professional conferences.
18. Perform other duties as assigned.

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