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Manager, Financial Aid Campus Support

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 8, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
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Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Location address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Manager, Financial Aid Campus Support is responsible for planning, organizing and supervising the Campus Financial Aid Office to administer federal, state and institutional financial aid funds and services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Responsible for the implementation and management of the financial aid programs and all responsibilities necessary to the assessment, improvement and maintenance of the programs. Assists with the development and administration of these programs
  2. Works closely with the Systems Office staff and acts as a liaison between the System Office and the Campus
  3. Monitors activities in the Financial Aid Office to ensure accuracy and compliance to internal and external regulations
  4. Ensures the team of Financial Aid Advisors who assist students with their financial aid questions and applications are adequately trained
  5. Brings best practices in providing an outstanding experience to students
  6. Uses issue resolution, critical thinking, problem solving, and superior communication skills to achieve high quality outcomes via in-person meetings that can effectively gain student comprehension of university policy and federal and state regulations, and issue resolution decisions
  7. Provides clear processes to ensure employees have a solid understanding of their roles and responsibilities
  8. Develops and manages the Financial Aid Advisors to create a supportive, open environment for employee development
  9. Stays current regarding policies, procedures and requirements for financial aid programs and Lone Star College processes
  10. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong working knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes
  • Ability to Research, analyze, and apply relevant information to the development of departmental processes and programs
  • Excellent multitasking and prioritization skills
  • Excellent management and organizational skills; ability to make evaluative judgements
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
  • May work weekends and non-traditional hours if needed
  • May be fully reassigned to other LSC locations if necessary
  • May regularly travel to different LSC locations
  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of related work experience, where at least 3 years Financial Aid experience
  • Must be in, and maintain, good standing with the Department of Education for continued employment
  • Must successfully complete all NAFSAA Professional Credentials within one year of hire
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's degree
  • Certified Financial Aid Administrator (CFAA) certification
Salary

Hiring salary range is $65,140 - $74,911

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree


Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

Special Instructions

Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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