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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 Financial Aid Specialist provides financial aid information and counseling assistance to students and parents on federal, state and institutional financial aid programs; and processes financial aid applications, including verification and awarding financial aid to eligible students.

This is accomplished by remaining current on constantly-changing Title IV regulations, state and institutional policies and procedures performing verification in compliance with statutory requirements; performing various complex technical duties to determine financial need and award in accordance with federal and state law and institutional policy; educating students, parents and community members about financial aid; and communicating scholarship information.

Specific duties may include coordination of the Institutional Scholarship Program, including working with private donors & their selected recipients; administration of the Federal Work-Study Program and some state scholarships; processing professional judgements as part of a committee; financial literacy including default management; collaborating with other departments; assisting with coordination of special events; and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

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

Three to five years of experience in financial aid or a closely related field is required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Federal Work Study
Over Awards

Preferred Qualifications

NASFAA Training and Professional Development

General Weekly Work Schedule

40 hours per week, to include one late evening a week (Monday or Thursday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.),
occasional weekend and evening events, and additional hours based on the needs of College. Work schedule to be determined by the supervisor.

Posting Number: 2022-004FSFA

Close Date: 01/27/2022
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