Specialist 1, Financial Aid (Part-Time)
Director, Financial Aid
Full or Part-time:
This is a 25 hour per week non-exempt position. This position
manages the eligibility determination and awarding processes,
oversees the data entry and, ensures compliance with financial aid
rules and regulations, resolves customer service issues. Handle
sensitive or confidential records.
1. Coordinate the transmission and subsequent processing of federal
grant and loan data files between the College and the Common
Origination and Data (COD) system and the Central Processing System
2. Direct Loan (DL) and Pell rejects review and resolution.
3. Analyze and adjust accounts to ensure the Federal Pell Grant
Program account balances internally and externally with the U.S.
Department of Education. Ensure all Federal Pell Grant
discrepancies between institutions are resolved and accurately
reports the resolution to the U.S. Department of Education on a
4. Maintain a scheduler with necessary automated process
5. Responsible for reconciliation of the Direct Loan Programs
(Subsidized, Unsubsidized, and PLUS)
6. Resolves over awards and overpayments and contacts students to
7. Schedule communication requests and notifications, e.g., missing
document request, award letter, loan disbursement notification, and
return of tittle IV fund notification.
8. Assists with verification during peak processing times.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.
Under the direction of the Director of Financial Aid, is
responsible for the accurate and timely processing of financial aid
on behalf of students.
Bachelor’s degree preferred and minimum 1-year relevant work
experience, or Associate’s Degree required with minimum 3 years
relevant work experience. Minimum 2 years’ experience in financial
aid or other heavily regulated industry experience desired. Banner
experience preferred. Strong organizational, interpersonal and
communication skills, and high level of confidence required.
Demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff
and students and of staff and students with physical and learning
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official College transcripts required upon hire.
Virtual Campus tour:
Part time staff are not employed directly by Lake Michigan College
with a few exceptions based on MSPERS retirement program. All
others are employed thru EDUStaff, LLC. If you are selected for one
of these roles, you will be required to complete EDUStaff’s
employment application and on-boarding processes.
To apply, visit https://lmc.simplehire.com/postings/3975
About Lake Michigan College
Lake Michigan College is a community college in southwest Michigan.
We have three campuses --two of which are located ten minutes from
our namesake’s breathtaking shoreline.
Like other community colleges, we offer associate degrees,
certificates, and even a baccalaureate degree. But what sets us
apart from our peers is our seemingly limitless potential and our
people - people who care deeply about our region’s future and who
are committed to student success and exemplary educational
programs, strong alignments with both established and emerging
industries, and productive partnerships with the
communities we serve
Faculty and staff at LMC enjoy excellent benefits and a supportive
and friendly work environment. LMC recently received a Capital
Outlay grant from the State of Michigan and a new millage from the
southwest Michigan community, so the college’s facilities will be
getting innovative, sustainable upgrades in the next few years that
will contribute to the comfort, productivity and collaborative
environment for all employees.
Living in Southwest Michigan
Southwest Michigan attracts millions of tourists who come for our
and nationally acclaimed golf courses
many who visit, choose to stay for our
great schools, low cost of living, and high quality of
LMC’s main campus is nestled in a watery and wooded wildlife
sanctuary, yet it’s less than a half-day’s drive from major metro
areas including Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, and