Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

About Roxbury Community College:

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, two-year College serving a diverse community, including people of color, recent immigrants and non-traditional populations. The College's mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high-quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL, and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Job Description:

Supervision Received: Reports to the Director of Financial Aid

Supervision Exercised: Supervises financial aid staff and work study students

Essential Functions:

Implements all federal and state programs, policies, services and regulations for financial aid.

Coordinates scholarships and tuition assistance programs with financial aid awards.

Coordinates financial aid advising for students and disseminates Office of Financial Aid policy and procedures to the college community.

Maintains systematic flow of information through regularly scheduled department and college meetings.

Manages the Office of Financial Aid as needed and directed by the Director of Financial Aid.

Arbitrates student financial aid issues in accordance with College, Commonwealth and federal policy.

Works effectively as a team member with all college departments. Participates in the development of the annual department budget.

Represents RCC in the community.

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution of higher education in the US.

Three years experience in the administration of financial aid at an accredited institution of higher education.

Knowledge of PowerFAIDS, Microsoft Office applications, and ability to learn new software requirements.

Commitment to maintaining knowledge of current and pending federal and state regulations. Experience in an urban, multicultural higher education environment.

Evenings and weekend availability.

All offers of employment at Roxbury Community College are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time Non-Unit Professional (NUP) position, with full benefits.

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation. Including but not limited to:

Reasonable Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Low cost basic and optional life insurance
Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time

All offers of employment at Roxbury Community College are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action or Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at

Application Instructions:

To Apply: Please submit your resume, a letter of interest, salary history, and three references.

Application Deadline: This position will remain posted until filled.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and transcripts.

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