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Coordinator, Student Financial Aid

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Coordinator, Student Financial Aid

Position Type



Student Financial Aid



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$51,851 - $57,036/Annually

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

We are looking to fill two (2) vacancies with this announcement.

Responsible for providing financial aid guidance and assistance to students and parents in obtaining federal, state, institutional and private student aid funding. Coordinators are responsible for performing federal verification, reviewing professional judgement requests, conducting presentations, and facilitating problem solving with students and parents. Each coordinator will provide leadership and program management for an area of specialization including but not limited to: student loans, federal work-study, institutional and state scholarships, systems support, external programs, default management and prevention, and/or student outreach while ensuring compliance with federal regulations and safeguarding the institutions eligibility to participate in Title IV Programs. Coordinators will interact with federal and state agencies, high schools, and post-secondary institutions.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year) or equivalent formal training in related field.
  2. Combination of education and related experience for a total of four to five years’ experience working in the financial elite field and working with diverse populations.
  3. Bachelor’s degree preferred.


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  1. Provides general financial aid information in keeping with federal and state regulations, applications requirements, and office processes and procedures.
  2. Answers questions and provides assistance to students, parents, and to the public visiting the Student Financial Aid Office.
  3. Assists student with completing financial aid applications accurately.
  4. Completes federal verification of student files.
  5. Provide optimal customer service as defined by our office mission.
  6. Respond to telephone and email inquiries.
  7. Manage all aspects of designated program.
  8. Conducts in person and virtual financial aid workshops.
  9. Attends training sessions to enhance and maintain currency with federal and state regulations.
  10. Performs related work as required.

  1. Knowledge of the federal guidelines, rules and regulation
  2. Some knowledge of Colleague software, COD software and Microsoft Office Suite
  3. Must have the ability to communicate orally and verbally
  4. Detail oriented and able to work with a minimum of supervision
  5. Effectively meet deadlines
  6. Ability to provide excellent customer service

Job Requirements

  1. Must be able to work Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Is Background Check Required?


Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a combination of education and related experience for a total of four to five years’ experience working in the financial elite field and working with diverse populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other

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