FINANCIAL AID SPECIALIST

  • Full Time
  • Waco, TX

Website McLennan Community College McLennan Community College

McLennan Community College

Application will not be considered until ALL required documents are received.

****POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED****

ANNUAL SALARY: Minimum $40,250

 

LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:

Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them.  Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission.  Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together.  Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions.  People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.

 

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of this position is to plan, organize and coordinate the financial aid programs within responsibility, to coordinate assigned activities with other departments and divisions, other colleges, and outside organizations, as well as to provide staff support to the Associate Director of Financial Aid. This position receives general direction from the Assistant Director of Financial Aid and exercises no supervision. NOTE:  This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: More than one year of professional work experience in a Financial Aid or Higher Education setting.

Special Requirements:  Must be in good standing on all Federal Student Loans.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

*Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities through your education, personal experience, or previous employment: Knowledge of: 1. Students’ rights, responsibilities, and obligations regarding financial aid. 2. Applicable federal, state, college rules and regulations regarding student financial aid programs. 3. Standard office practices and procedures. Skills in: 4. Excellent customer service. 5. Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing. 6. Proficiently operating personal computer and various software, including Microsoft Office programs. Ability to: 7. Be detail-oriented. 8. Adapt to changes in rules and regulations to stay in compliance. 9. Plan, organize, and implement assigned responsibilities. 10. Work well, accurately, and efficiently at a fast pace with frequent interruptions to meet deadlines. 11. Work respectfully with students of various backgrounds under stressful circumstances to resolve sensitive/confidential issues. 12. Maintain confidentiality of work-related information and materials. 13. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Sedentary-Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Minimal Hazard/Exposure-Standard office setting.  At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.

 

BENEFITS:

Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays.  Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free.  Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to:  https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mclennan. NOTE: Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.

 

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Online Employment Application
  • Resume
  • *KSA Statement (See Selection Criteria above)
  • Copies of College Transcripts

MCC provides equal educational opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf

To apply for this job please visit schooljobs.com.