Financial Aid Specialist, Full Time, Search Extended
Description: Financial Aid Specialist, Full Time
Reports to: Director of Financial Aid
Salary Range: Level 8, Nonexempt, $16.34 to $21.78 per hour
Position Summary: Under general supervision of the Director of Financial Aid, the Specialist is primarily responsible for providing compliance oversight of the Department of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs. This includes reviewing and updating departmental procedures to reflect current federal, state, and institutional regulations; reconciliation of grant, loan, scholarship, and military programs; training staff on the Colleague system, updating staff on changes in federal, state, and institutional regulations and performing compliance audits. In addition, this position represents the financial aid department at various recruitment events.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree OR an AAS degree with equivalent years of experience working with reconciliation and compliance; demonstrated proven ability to interpret Federal Title IV and Illinois financial aid regulations; excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills; demonstrated effective use of the Microsoft Office Suite and a proprietary information system (Datatel, Banner, PeopleSoft, etc.); availability to travel in order to comply with training requirements or provide outreach and recruitment support required. Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed.
Application Process: Complete online application at https://www.applitrack.com/ivcc/onlineapp/ by clicking on the “Apply” button and include a resume, applicable transcripts, and cover letter specifically addressing how your qualifications meet the duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description. A full job description is attached. Open until position is filled; please submit application materials immediately for full consideration. Employment is contingent upon passing a background check and skill set assessment. AA/EOE