Raritan Valley Community
Ranked by BestColleges.com and Niche.com as the #1 community
college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been
serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and
Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been
nationally recognized for its service to the community,
environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home
to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory, a
1,000-seat Theatre, an Honors College for high achieving students
and much more.
The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and
certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance
through the Small Business Development Center, professional
development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC
is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further
information, visit www.raritanval.edu.
Raritan Valley Community College has an anticipated opening of
Financial Aid Associate for the Financial Aid Department.
Under the direction of the Director of Financial Aid, the
Financial Aid Associate will be responsible for assisting in the
administration of Federal, State and Institutional Financial Aid
Programs. The Associate is responsible for reconciling Pell and
Direct loans. Advising students and parents in the financial aid
process, eligibility and procedures. This position will
review and evaluate applications and make award adjustments. In
addition, the Financial Aid Associate will be responsible for
packaging awards, monitoring expenditures and reconciling other
Primary responsibilities of this position are as
Responsible for reconciling Pell and
Direct loans with the federal government on a monthly basis.
Reviews, verifies, and processes
applications and supporting documents in accordance with
established guidelines to determine financial aid eligibility in
coordination with the Associate Director.
Prepares financial aid packages,
including grants and loan certification in coordination with the
Provide information to students and
their families regarding financial aid programs.
Assist students with interpretation
of financial aid status and eligibility for programs.
Evaluate and resolve student
inquiries, issues, and problems.
Import/Export financial aid
applications and other financial aid data files using ED
Maintains ongoing knowledge of
Federal, State, and College financial aid/ loan regulations.
Import/Export financial aid
processing with ProEducation Solutions.
Perform Financial Aid presentations
on and off campus.
Perform other related duties as
Requires weekly evening office hours
and Saturday events as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required.
Experience with ELM, NSLDS, NJHESAA
E-Administrator, Banner software applications, ED Connect
Excellent organization and
administrative skills with attention to detail and deadlines.
Excellent human relation skills and
ability to work in a multicultural environment.
Requires sitting, standing, bending,
kneeling and/or crouching, walking, and climbing.
Looking at and utilizing dual
Occasionally move and lift up to 25
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must
establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless
an exemption applies.
RVCC's starting salary is commensurate with educational
qualifications and experience. We also offer an attractive benefits
For consideration of the above position, please submit your
cover letter and resume online:
We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume
received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted
Raritan Valley Community College is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer. We will implement the
policy to assure that the employment opportunities offered at the
institution are available to all persons.