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Financial Aid Specialist - (HESC)

SUNY Brockport
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 24, 2023

Financial Aid Specialist - (HESC)

Job no: 496473

SUNY Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant
Salary Level/Grade: SL3
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Registration and Records
Categories: Management & Professional

Located in Western New York, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport! Job Summary: SUNY Brockport is currently accepting applications for a Financial Aid Specialist- HESC). This position is responsible for the accurate and timely certification of all NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) award programs, including but not limited to,
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), Part-Time TAP, STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics), Veteran's Tuition Awards (VTA), Masters-In-Education Teaching Incentive, World Trade Center scholarships, and (HESC) merit-based scholarships.
The incumbent will be responsible for identifying, researching, and resolving student eligibility issues, including the execution of appropriate award adjustments, award revocation, and will act as the College's liaison with HESC. The incumbent will be the College's official "Certifying Officer" and will be responsible for maintaining HESC system access for appropriate campus employees. The incumbent will monitor Excelsior Scholarship eligibility and communicate with all recipients regarding their eligibility status quarterly. Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a US Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • One year professional experience in higher education student service (Financial Aid, Registrar, Student Accounts, Admissions or Academic Advisement) office or three years experience in other professional work setting with specific experience and responsibilities for certifying/verifying regulatory documents.
  • Experience in a customer service environment.
  • Strong mathematical and analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated computing proficiency to include Microsoft Office products such as Excel and Word.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, public, college community and external constituencies, with an appreciation for cultural and group differences.
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Professional experience with NYS HESC award program awarding and/or certification
  • Experience with the functions of a Registrar's Office or other college student services office.
  • Experience with college Student Information systems (Banner, Degree Works etc.).
  • Knowledge of statewide higher education tuition assistance regulations and criteria certification (Higher Education Service Corp. or related).
  • Must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, display an aptitude for technology, think analytically and be adaptable to change
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm Salary and Benefits: Minimum Salary is $50,148. May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
    Application Instructions: Visit to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.
    Background Investigation Statement:
    All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check. Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
    Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.
    New York State Executive Order:
    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
    SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

    Diversity Statement:
    SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.
    SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.

    To apply, visit


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