Financial Aid Specialist - (HESC)
SUNY Budget Title:
Senior Staff Assistant
Registration and Records
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
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
- Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a
US Department of Education or an internationally recognized
- 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
- 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.
- Professional experience with NYS HESC award program awarding
- 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
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 9 am - 5
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 jobs.hr.brockport.edu
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:
applicants are subject to a pre-employment background
Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring
a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger
New York State Executive Order:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
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
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 https://jobs.hr.brockport.edu/cw/en-us/job/496473/financial-aid-specialist-hesc