Assistant Director, Financial Aid

Harrisburg Area Community College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary: This position is responsible for providing oversight to the campus financial aid operations at multiple locations and assists in the formulation of long-term goals and objectives which shape the overall philosophy and activities of the office.

The position will be posted until filled.

Primary campus location: Gettysburg/York

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and 3 years related experience, or a combination of experience and education sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Licensing Requirements: N/A

Hiring Range: $46,329 - $57,911

Preferred Qualifications:

a. Knowledge of Banner or similar student information systems
b. Supervisory experience

Job Specific Task List:
  • % - Oversee the day-to-day operations related to student financial aid at the campus and ensure the effective flow of processes; ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations and College policies; implement office policies that ensure financial aid practices comply with current regulations and procedures; recommend improvements for service delivery and operating procedures; monitor department budget for compliance with HACC fiscal policies and procedures - (Essential)
  • % - Hire, train, develop, motivate, supervise and evaluate staff consistent with organizational and strategic goals for assigned campus financial aid staff; prioritize, schedule and assign work for all financial aid staff including work- study students; provide technical direction as needed. - (Essential)
  • % - Responsible for all professional judgment decisions at the campus, such as Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and Maximum Semester appeals; serve as a key member of the SAP committee and provides relevant information to assigned campus; review and decide the outcome of dependency overrides and adjustments due to reduction in income requests; resolve high-level complaints/problems from students, departments, outside vendors/agencies; coordinate the Reversal of Tuition Charges (RTC) petition process and serve as member of RTC committee; approve/deny student bookstore voucher requests. - (Essential)
  • % - Represent the department at campus meetings and discussions; serve as liaison between departments, external organizations, the public and other agencies; conduct presentations for on-campus and outside groups, such as New Student Orientation and financial aid workshops. - (Essential)
  • % - Develop expertise in the content area; remain current on trends and new and innovative practices in the field; develop and maintain a network of colleagues through professional organizations and other types of professional alliances. - (Essential)
  • % - Build and maintain effective communication and relationships with staff, faculty, and members of college leadership; travel to various HACC locations to conduct and participate in meetings, training, and events. - (Essential)
  • % - Perform other duties assigned. - (Standard)
Job Type: Full Time 12 Month

If part time, hours per week:

About Us:

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.

Our Diversity Statement: As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC’s commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.

Our Core Values:

  • We set high goals and achieve them.
  • We consistently perform above our own and others’ expectations.
  • We provide exceptional service to all.
  • We challenge the status quo.
  • We continually strive to develop new and creative approaches to the education and training needs of our communities.

  • We promote respect, collegiality, diversity and empathy in all we say and do.
  • We nurture awareness and cultural sensitivity to create a climate of trust.
  • We create a learning environment that appreciates diversity.
  • We respect the shared governance decision-making process.
  • We behave in a manner consistent with our core values.
  • We are honest, open and truthful in our statements and actions.
  • We provide the most accurate information available in all communication.

Advertised: Nov 22, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:

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