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Part-Time Financial Aid Assistant

Employer
Middlesex College
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 7, 2023
SALARY: $25.00 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 11/6/2023

CLOSING DATE: 11/27/2023 11:59 p.m.

UNIT: Grants and Special Projects

DEPARTMENT: Financial Aid

REPORTS TO: Director, Financial Aid

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Facilitates on- and off- campus financial aid workshops and presentations.
  2. Serves as the liaison between the Financial Aid department and The Center for Justice-Impacted Students.
  3. Assists students and parents with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
  4. Counsels and advises students and prospective students about financial aid eligibility, procedures, verifications, and award processes.
  5. Assists with College and community events related to financial aid topics.
  6. Manages confidential information in accordance with FERPA.
  7. Stays current on state and Federal financial aid programs by participating in ongoing professional development sessions.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Verifiable work experience in one area of student services, such as financial aid, admissions, registration, enrollment services, or student records.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Ability and willingness to travel to and from assigned recruitment location
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience as a financial aid professional
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Previous experience working in Ellucian Colleague
  • Previous work experience working in a busy academic environment
  • Bilingual: Fluent in English and Spanish

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Duration: Until 6/30/2024



One (1) part-time, grant-funded position available





SCHEDULE: Up to 20 hours per week

Monday to Friday 1:00pm – 5:00pm, with the ability to meet flexible work schedule requirements that include days, evenings, and weekend hours in accordance with scheduled recruitment activities.

This is a specially funded position, dependent for its existence upon federal, State, or other non-College operating funds, and is not funded pursuant to the regular College budget. Continued employment is always contingent upon satisfactory performance and College needs. Grant funded positions are also contingent upon continued funding. This appointment is for the specified period only. Employment beyond the expiration date of the grant is subject to appropriate provisions of existing collectively bargained agreements in effect at the time for employees covered by those agreements.

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