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Senior Financial Aid Specialist

Harford Community College
Job Location:
Bel Air, Maryland
Financial Aid
Starting salary range
Commensurate with education and experience

About Harford Community College

Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events.

HCC's mission of "Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute." and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success.

Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.

Job Description

The Senior Financial Aid Specialist coordinates and administers various financial aid programs and performs specific job tasks and functions unique to the position and as assigned by the supervisor. The position provides general information and assistance to students and parents; and processes and awards financial aid applications.

The Senior Financial Aid Specialist must be able to manage a program from development to assessment as well as implement procedures to ensure regulatory compliance. Some examples of job tasks and functions include: loan programs (Federal Direct & Alternative), ISIR data load, Banner Student Information System set-up, packaging and auto awarding of aid, Common Origination & Disbursement, Federal Work Study, Return of Title IV Aid, Satisfactory Academic Progress, Financial Literacy, State Scholarship Program, and Institutional & Endowed Scholarships and website updates.

This is an exempt, professional staff position.

Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree required.

Required Experience

One to three years of experience in financial aid.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Federal Verification & FAA Access to CPS Online
Common Origination & Disbursement (COD)
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using Banner and Argos systems.

General Weekly Work Schedule

General work schedule is Monday to Friday, with one late evening per week on Monday or Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Final work schedule to be determined by the supervisor.

Posting Number: 2021-081FSFA

Close Date: 12/12/2021
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