COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID ADVISOR I
MALCOLM X COLLEGE
Malcolm X College is currently seeking a College Financial Aid
Advisor I. Under general supervision, counsels and provides
information to college applicants regarding student financial
assistance programs; and performs related duties as required.
At Malcolm X College, The Financial Aid Office works closely with
students and families to provide financial assistance in the form
of grants, loans, and work-study from federal and state resources.
The Financial Aid Office is your guide and resource to help you
make college affordable.
The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal
arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and
professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the
following core values: accountability, community, diversity,
empowerment, learning, and respect.
- Counsels and advises students, parents and other interested
parties on the availability of student financial aid programs to
assist in meeting college education costs.
- Interviews students applying for financial aid assistance,
answers questions regarding eligibility requirements and informs
them of the types of financial aid available including grants,
loans and work/study programs.
- Assists students in completing financial aid applications and
reviews submitted applications for accuracy and completeness.
- Uses a personal computer to verify student eligibility for
Federal, State and college based financial aid assistance
- Prepares and maintains manual and computerized permanent
records and files of financial assistance awarded to students.
- Monitors student’s academic status to insure they continue to
meet eligibility requirements for financial aid awards.
- Refers students for employment placement in work/study
- Maintains records, work reports and time sheets for students
enrolled in work/study program; may act as a field liaison
explaining work/study program to potential employers.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Graduation from high school or the equivalent plus two years of
college supplemented by at least two years of responsible clerical
experience; or an equivalent combination of training and
experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Some knowledge of applicable financial aid software. Knowledge
of financial aid procedures in a college setting. Knowledge of
financial aid programs.
- Ability to operate a personal computer; perform basic math
computations; interpret college and financial aid policies and
- Good interviewing skills. Good verbal communication skills.
Good human relations skills.
When applying, please attach your unofficial transcripts.
Applications accepted through November 22, 2021.
Excellent health benefits at a low cost;
Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan;
Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition
Reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits please
visit our benefits page.
For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected
as aPromising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner!
The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and
Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization
committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and
leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues
in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.
MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff
recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working
environments, and meaningful community service and engagement
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within
6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
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