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Position: Veterans School Certifying Official

Location: Trident Technical College; Charleston, SC 
Closing Date: February 12, 2021
Salary Range: $33,494 - $61,975

VETERANS SCHOOL CERTIFYING OFFICIAL

Trident Technical College (Charleston) seeks an experienced VA education benefits School Certifying Official (SCO), or an experienced financial aid professional who wishes to expand professional expertise into Veterans Educational Benefits.

The Veterans School Certifying Official works under limited supervision of the Assistant Director of Veterans Assistance. Responsibilities include certifying VA educational benefits within federal and state guidelines; maintaining files in compliance with federal, state, and institutional guidelines; assisting in audits and program reviews; providing support and guidance to other school certifiers; advising students on the various Chapters within the Veteran's Educational Program; and supervising VA work-study students. The SCO provides research assistance on Veteran's Educational Benefits and provides recommendations regarding policy and compliance.

Minimum and Additional Requirements: This position requires a bachelor's degree plus one (1) year related financial aid experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have experience working with Veterans and Veterans Education. Automated processing, data management systems and process efficiency are essential. Knowledge of financial aid regulations, veteran's educational benefits, procedures, and eligibility requirements is essential. Candidate must be able to read, comprehend, and comply with federal and state laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to the administration of veteran's educational benefits and student financial aid; interact effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.

The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Must be self-motivated, have exceptional organizational and time management skills, and be able to manage multiple priorities while exercising sound judgment and discretion; possess excellent customer service, public speaking and oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in MS Office applications and social media marketing is desired. The ability to speak conversational Spanish is a plus.

To be considered for this position applicants MUST complete the online SC State Jobs Employment Application.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience based on a SC pay band 5 with a salary range of $33,494.00 - $61,975. Application deadline is 4:00 PM Friday, February 12, 2021.

Unofficial transcripts may also be attached, mailed to Human Resources, PO Box 118067 Charleston, SC 29423, or faxed 843.574.6682 to the Human Resources Office by the deadline date and time.

Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment.

Resumes are NOT reviewed for qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For assistance, contact Human Resources at 843.574.6201.

Employment applicants may be subject to a background check. Failure to consent to a background check will result in the removal of your application from further consideration. Background checks are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Position: Student Services Program Coordinator I (Loan Counselor/Financial Aid Counselor)

Location: University of South Carolina - Upstate; Spartanburg, SC 
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Salary Range: $27,527 - $30,000

STUDENT SERVICES PROGRAM COORDINATOR I

Internal Title: Loan Counselor/Financial Aid Counselor

Job Purpose & Description: Responsible for the daily operation of all Federal Direct Loans (Stafford, Plus and Perkins) the SC Teacher Loan Programs, and private loan programs on all lender platforms to include the ELM site. Performs FA counseling to prospects, parents, students, faculty, and staff. Performs file review, required follow-up and verification of data as required by the Department of Education. Responsible for the oversight of summer school processing and awarding. Responsible for the oversight of transfer student processing within NSLDS. Responsible for the awarding of the Teaching Fellows program. Responsible for the oversight of the Study Abroad Program.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree; successful background check

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree; Financial aid office experience and familiarity with financial aid related software systems and aid modules. Experience with student integrated systems, mainframe processing, and various personal computer software.

Knowledge/Skills/ Abilities: This position is responsible for the processing and monitoring of millions in educational loans. Also is responsible to ensure that all mid-year start students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are appropriately coded as FA recipients (as appropriate) to ensure institutional compliance. Must be prepared to integrate to new processing systems and software. Must show ability to manage multiple responsibilities with minimal error. Show strong ability to troubleshoot problems and make sound decisions. Harmonious working relationship with colleagues, prospects, students, and families is a must.

Advertised Minimum Salary: $27,527

Job Posting: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/93414

Posting Number: STA00047PO21

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.


Position: Assistant Director for Compliance and Quality Control

Location: University of South Carolina; Columbia, SC 
Closing Date: February 14, 2021
Salary Range: $40,759 – $75,413

FINANCIAL AID MANAGER I

Internal Title: Assistant Director for Compliance and Quality Control

Job Purpose: The Assistant Director for Compliance and Quality Control will serve as the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships’ chief compliance officer.

Job Description: The Assistant Director for Compliance and Quality Control will serve as the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships’ chief compliance officer. This position will be responsible for ensuring ongoing compliance in federal, state, and institutional aid administration. This involves working within and outside of the Office of Student Financial and Scholarships, as aid administration is an institutional responsibility. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external audits and reviews. The Assistant Director for Compliance and Quality Control will regularly review office business processes for quality control deficiencies and improved efficiencies.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 2 years financial aid or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Financial aid administration at a large, complex college or university. Demonstrated history of understanding complex policies, statutes, and regulations. History of attention to detail and resolving difficult situations.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of applicable internal and/or external regulatory policies, standards, procedures and controls. Ability to understand information privacy laws, policies, procedures and technology. Ability to communicate effectively with others orally and in writing. Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations. Ability to establish and maintain interpersonal relationships. Ability to use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. Ability to analyze data and information in making decisions and solving problems.

Advertised Minimum Salary: $40,759

Advertised Salary Range: $40,759 – 75,413

Job Posting: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/91155

Posting Number: STA00747PO20

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.


Position: Financial Aid Advisor

Location: Tri-County Technical College; Anderson, SC 
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Salary Range: $33,494 ,- $47,734

Position: Financial Aid Advisor
Agency: Tri-County Technical College
Salary: $33,494 - $47,734 Annually
Location: Anderson County, SC
Job Type: FTE - Full-Time
Job Number: 108886
Closing: 1/31/2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Class Code: AD82
Slot Number: 0002
Position Number: 020972
Normal Work Schedule: Other
Pay Band: Band 5
Hiring Range - Min. $33,494.00
Hiring Range - Max. $47,734.00
Opening Date: 01/12/2021
EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures:
Finalists are subject to a criminal background and reference screening process. Applicants should attach their resume and cover letter with their online application, failure to do so will withdraw an applicant from consideration.

Normal Work Schedule (Other):
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.

Job Responsibilities:
Tri-County Technical College invites applications for the position of Financial Aid Advisor. This position serves students at a multi-campus, progressive technical and community college located in the Upstate of South Carolina. The successful candidate will be a passionate person dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of our students and community. Functioning with general supervision by the Assistant Director of Financial Aid, the candidate must have knowledge, experience, and be able to interpret federal and state financial aid laws and regulations to make independent decisions to ensure compliance and support student needs.

The employee operates with high-level skills in communication, collaboration, data processing, and computer literacy. This position will leverage expertise in financial aid to ensure compliance with federal, state, college, and department policies and procedures and will provide excellent advising services to all students and parents. Ability to provide supportive and holistic advising for a wide range of student problems and concerns, to include both traditional financial aid as well as financial education/literacy.

Job Functions:
Responsible for a substantial case load that provides life-cycle processing for their cohort of students. These processes require significant breadth and depth of financial aid knowledge related to packaging, verification, loans, SAP, professional judgments, State Aid, Pell LEU, SULA, UEH, default or overpayment issues, student eligibility, and citizenship review.

Counsel and assist students and parents in all aspects of student aid eligibility, application, renewal, and financial planning and assistance. Be an effective counselor by being a good listener and communicator. Educate students and parents on regulations, policies, procedures, and processes so that every student understands why we must do certain things and make certain decisions.

Complete proactive student and academic division outreach. This includes everything from: supporting FAFSA completion, student outreach, high school nights, orientation, Leading EDGE, GradFest, and in class presentations, and being a partner with academic divisions, serving on student success teams, and regularly attending specified academic division meetings.

Has ownership and expertise of current policy, impending policy changes, and running of bulk processes for one of the following (Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), Direct Loans or Verification and State Aid). This policy ownership requires the employee to stay abreast with current and pending regulatory changes. Bulk processes require annual updates and per term review of forms and Banner processes. Review, recommend, and be project manager for any necessary policy, procedure, and process improvements related to the administration of your assigned area.

Financial Aid lead advisor in understanding both the regulations and available resources when working with and supporting the following unique duty:

TC Cares and SC Thrive - Financial Aid partner with student engagement and lead advisor with TC Cares and SC Thrive. Group convenes on an as needed basis to share and discuss struggling students and provide as appropriate additional resources and support. Requires significant understanding, knowledge, and patience in working with under resourced and underrepresented student populations. Provide appropriate back up support in understanding both the regulations and available resources when working with and supporting the following duties:

Entrance, Exit and In-Grace counseling - Manage and coordinate all entrance, exit and in-grace counseling outreach efforts. Ensure all counseling is completed in a timely manner and take the lead on any student events related to entrance, exit and in-grace efforts.

Website, consumer information and social media - Manage the departments social media presence, regularly create and post appropriate information to be disseminated to external stakeholders and constituents. Manage the departments public website requiring regular monitoring and updating ensuring accuracy of information and end user ease of use. Administer all public consumer information requirements ensuring both compliance and a value added experience for those using and searching for information. Specific items include, but are not limited to the Net Price Calculator, Gainful Employment templates, and website disclosures.

Undocumented and Homeless students - Requires significant understanding, knowledge, and patience in working with under resourced and underrepresented student populations

Support, develop, and deliver the financial literacy programing of the Money Management Center. Provide appropriate financial aid knowledge to departments located within the One Stop Matrix Management System so that the system, staff, and students can be served in the most efficient manner possible. Participate in professional development and cross training activities both on and off campus. Serve on college committees and perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:
Bachelor's degree plus 1 year related financial aid experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge and experience in higher education and with student information systems (BANNER preferred).

The preferred candidate will be able to utilize high-level skills in communication, collaboration, data processing, computer literacy, critical thinking, creativity, organization, problem solving skills, and will possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Additional Comments:
Tri-County Technical College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply (EOE/AA/M/F/D/V)

It is the policy of Tri-County Technical College in accordance with applicable laws to recruit, hire, train and promote people throughout all college levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principle of equal employment opportunity.

Tri-County Technical College is a tobacco-free institution.

Please direct any questions to hr@tctc.edu.

To apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/tctc/jobs/2953106/financial-aid-advisor?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Position: Data Files Coordinator

Location: College of Charleston; Charleston, SC 
Closing Date: January 22, 2021
Salary Range: $40,575 - $47,734

Internal Title:  Data Files Coordinator
Position Type: Classified, Non-Faculty
State Pay Band 5, Level 5
Department: Financial Aid

Job Purpose: Data Files Coordinator acts as the College’s Secondary Destination Point Administrator (Secondary DPA) and Coordinator of the Common Origination and Disbursement System. Responsible for all data file exchanges for the U.S. Department of Education (DoE) including: Financial Aid Applicant (FAA)records, Direct Loans, Pell Grants, Parental Loan Credit data, and NSLDS. Responsible for managing reconciliation of Federal Direct Loans, Pell Grants and Campus Based Programs award, and disbursement data files with DoE. Primary contact person with the COD, Direct Loan Servicing, Central Processing Systems, and Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG) interface.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and experience involving superior skills with PC software, Network Server folder management, Internet Interfacing, and the ability to update and install software and hardware. Additionally, experience with uploading and downloading data exchange files via FTP protocol is required. These skills would be acquired through a combination of prior work experience, education and formal training in the area. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Accuracy in the discretionary decisions relative to data exchanges is critical to the functions of the Financial Aid Office and its student aid delivery system. Experience with complex governmental software programs that require interpretation, data analysis and systems control, is highly desired. Specific training through various federal subcontractors is required in order to function as the software administrator for various governmental software packages. Personal data disclosures are required as a system administrator.

Additional Comments Regarding Position: Position is very demanding and requires good time management skills and the ability to handle stress on a daily basis. Periodic travel is required for training and workshops.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.

Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check and credit check.

All applications must be submitted online https://jobs.cofc.edu.

Salary $40,575 - $47,734
Posting Date 01/12/2021
Closing Date 01/22/2021
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2021003

EEO Statement The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Quicklink for Posting: https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/10231


Position: Associate Director of Operations and Reporting

Location: Anderson University; Anderson, SC 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Salary Range: Commensurate With Experience

Anderson University’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships invites applications for a full-time position as Associate Director, Operations and Reporting. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The University seeks a candidate with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should be prepared to manage the operations staff; reconciliation and reporting to COD; process R2T4s; ensure compliance for all financial aid activities; manage PowerFaids and PowerCampus; provide staff development and training on software; responsible for registered/confirmed hours and aid disbursement.

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred. Three years’ minimum increasingly responsible experience in customer/student services and financial aid.

To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, resume, contact information for three references and an Anderson University Staff Application to:

Mike Sapienza, Director
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621

Applications by email may be sent to finjobs@andersonuniversity.edu . Electronic submissions are preferred.

Job - Staff Application Link


About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, ldking@andersonuniversity.edu. or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at ocr@ed.gov.



Position: Assistant Director of Operations and Compliance (Student Services Program Coordinator II)

Location: Coastal Carolina University; Conway, SC 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Salary Range: South Carolina Pay Band 5 (Minimum Salary $33,494)

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following position: Assistant Director of Operations and Compliance (Student Services Program Coordinator II) in Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Duties include, but are not limited to: conducting internal audits of financial aid activities such as loan processes, federal, state and institutional awarding, proper retention of necessary documents, cash management processes, satisfactory academic progress, cost of attendance, return of Title IV funds and verification. Assist with processing in such areas, as needed. Qualified candidates must possess detailed knowledge of federal aid regulations. This position is also responsible for collecting data for audit requests, coordinating updates to policies and procedures, compliance in enrollment reporting, and attendance/presentations at on and off campus events.

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and experience in student services is required. Three (3) to five (5) years of related experience in federal financial aid is preferred. Outstanding oral, written, organizational and analytical skills are required. Attendance at Financial Aid workshops is required. Requires work at times in the processing cycle beyond 37.5 hours per week. Minimal overnight travel, some nights and weekends will be required.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply online at http://jobs.coastal.edu or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/086222), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 05. Primary work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.

http://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/10938



Position: Assistant Director of Client Services (Student Services Program Coordinator II)

Location: Coastal Carolina University; Conway, SC 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Salary Range: South Carolina Pay Band 5 (Minimum Salary $33,494)

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following position: Assistant Director of Client Services (Student Services Program Coordinator II) in Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Duties include, but are not limited to: processing daily mail list that must include accurate evaluation of documentation to ensure student files are within federal, state, and institutional compliance; contributing to the overall success and smooth operation of Client Services within the office; assisting students and parents either in person, phone or email; and providing accurate counseling regarding financial aid opportunities.  This position is also responsible for assisting with Return of Title IV funds calculations per federal guidelines, counseling on and processing files for students in special circumstances (study abroad, consortium agreements, sap appeals, professional judgments), assisting with external state grants and sponsored billing, and presenting information at both on and off campus events.

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and at least one (1) year of experience in student services and financial aid programs are required. Two (2) years of related experience in federal financial aid in a higher education setting is preferred.  A successful candidate should have the ability to read, interpret and apply U.S. Department of Education

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply online at http://jobs.coastal.edu or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/135338/140714), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 05.  Minimum starting salary: $33,494.00.  Primary work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Minimal overnight travel, some nights and weekends will be required. Attendance at Financial Aid Workshops and professional development sessions are required. Requires work at times in the processing cycle beyond normal work hours.

http://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/10907

FTE-S00326P


Position: Financial Aid Counselor (2-Vacancies)

Location: Lander University; Greenwood, SC
Closing Date: October 30, 2020
Salary Range: $33,494 - $39,000


Description: To assist students in receiving all financial assistance available to them. The individual will work closely with prospective and continuing students and families in planning and coordinating the funding of their education through eligible student loans, grants, scholarships and other financial arrangements. The Financial Aid Counselor will provide financial aid counseling and processing for all students.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree required. At least two (2) years Professional Financial Aid experience, or relevant work experience in a higher educational environment required ( customer service experience in higher education preferred).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Employee must possess a keen knowledge of all federal regulations and guidelines governing Title IV student financial assistance programs. Employee must possess computer skills and strong organizational skills. Employee must have a high level of attention to detail, possess an ability to work in a dynamic work environment and meet deadlines. Knowledge of Banner preferred. Employee must be able to communicate effectively and must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, administrators, staff, students, parents, counselors, and the general public.

Hire Range: $33,494 – $ 35,000 annually
University Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday
Position Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week.
Occasional weekend and overnight travel may be required
Class Code: CB70– State Title: Student Svcs Prog. Coord II Position #: – Band: 05 

Apply Online: https://careers.sc.gov/







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