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LOCATION: TriCounty Technical College - Pendleton, SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Aid Advisor
TriCounty Technical College is searching for a passionate, dedicated person to serve as a Financial Aid Advisor at Tri-County Technical College. 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.
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.
Each advisor is responsible for a substantial case load that provides life-cycle processing for his/her cohort of students and requires the advisor to have a 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. In addition to advising and processing, advisors will also own certain unique policies, processes, and/or student outreach efforts.
If you are interested in more information or to apply, please visit https://jobs.tctc.edu/postings/4193.
LOCATION: Piedmont Technical College - Greenwood, SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Aid Technical Services Manager
DATE POSTED: 7/24/2018
The Financial Aid Technical Services Manager is responsible for insuring all Banner Financial Aid, Document Imaging, Work Flow, Degree Works, and other technical support systems as they relate to Financial Aid are maintained and utilized at an optimal level for efficient and effective processing and awarding of financial aid for students. The FA Technical Service Manager will provide data, summary information, and analysis of key strategic indicators on a regular basis allowing the director to be proactive in making strategic decisions in leading and directing the financial aid programs of the college.
1. Maintains the financial aid student information system. Maximizes the use of integrated software for office operations and service to students. Compiles data on funds awarded, students served, and processing time required to issue awards from initial application to award. Works with Financial Aid staff to develop new reports. Requests and processes student aid reports.
2. Establishes policies and procedures in conjunction with institutional management to maintain/update technology in financial aid programs. Assists financial aid staff with technical questions.
3. Processes electronic and paper communications. Performs research and analysis of financial data for supervisory review. Performs research and analysis of Title IV regulations to ensure compliance concerning federal, state and institutional aid. Queries database and provides internal control and compliance. Liaison for internal and external auditors, providing data and documentation of compliance.
4. Assist with Federal and State Fund reconciliation, including the Federal Pell Grant and Student Loans.
5. Demonstrate exceptional customer service at all times supporting the mission, vision and goals of the college in all actions and activities; must attend all college functions as required; initiate & apply LEAN principles and practices into daily activities in pursuit of continuous improvement.
6. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid.
Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of financial aid or related experience
LOCATION: York Technical College - Rock Hill, SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Aid Counselor/Student Services Program Coordinator II
Provides case management and comprehensive services to assigned case load of prospective and new students. Assists in processing awards for financial aid applicants through the College’s and Department of Education’s electronic processing systems; including processing applications and corrections, tracking and coding documents, completing the verification process, generating tracking letters and award notifications, awarding and packaging funds, and processing Return to Title IV calculations correctly as needed. Manage deregistration avoidance and confirm students in the funnel.
2. Counsels and assists students and parents for assigned alphabet concerning opportunities, application processes, and eligibility for financial assistance programs. Within Federal, State and college guidelines, exercises professional judgment as needed to determine when special circumstances warrant a change in eligibility. Assists in staffing and providing quality customer service in the Enrollment Services reception area, including managing student traffic, utilizing the administrative software system to verify and document requirements, adjusting awards as appropriate, answering telephones/voicemail, and providing full customer service in a respectful and confidential manner. Assists with FAFSA filing as needed.
3. Reconciles loan disbursements through the COD system and performs monthly reconciliations. Responsible for the reconciliation of all federal loans originated in COD on both a monthly and annual basis until the funding year is closed with a zero balance. This also includes the monitoring of disbursements to ensure accuracy and eligibility. Performs data entry on AIDE for Trade, ResCare, WIA vouchers, and outside sponsorships. Works cooperatively with Accounting and WIA to award accurately.
4. Serves on College committees, workgroups, and events as requested by direct leadership. This could entail enrollment events or other college-wide events staffed by Enrollment Services.
Minimum QualificationsMaster’s degree in a relevant field or a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of current student financial aid work experience. The equivalent combination of education and directly related work experience may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Extensive computer knowledge. Knowledge of regulations and guidelines governing financial assistance available to students on the federal, state, and local levels. Knowledge of basic counseling/guidance techniques. Possess tact, energy, flexibility and resourcefulness in dealing with a variety of situations and people. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff and the general public both orally and in writing. Ability to work independently and effectively coordinate a variety of simultaneous activities. Ability to exercise independent judgment in determining the needs of students while maintaining confidentiality. Ability to work flexible hours, some weekends, and travel to the Tri-County Service Area, as needed. Occasional overnight travel may be required.
LOCATION: Central Carolina Technical College - Sumter, SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Aid Counselor/Student Services Program Coordinator II
Under limited supervision of the Director of Financial Aid and Veterans' Affairs, performs all duties associated with the processing of student financial aid with exceptional customer service, maintaining professionalism at all times; manages all student loan programs and trains relevant staff members; counsels students and parents in all aspects of student financial aid application, eligibility, renewal, and long range planning; provides timely responses in requests for information or service providing complete and accurate information at all times; develops and presents workshops as needed for informing and empowering internal and external customer base; maintains exceptional knowledge of all pertinent student financial aid regulations to ensure compliance; serves as needed for the Outreach Campuses; participates in all trainings and cross-training; and other duties as assigned. Some evening and weekend work may be required
Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree and two (2) years’ experience in student services programs
Two (2) or more years of experience in either/both a college’s student aid or student financial services office, and/or knowledge of the Banner student information system
LOCATION: SC Commission on Higher Education - Columbia, SC
JOB TITLE: Program Manager I
This position is located in the Student Affairs Division within the Commission on Higher Education. The incumbent with limited supervision, will be responsible for oversight and administration of the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program, S.C. Need based Grant Program, including Foster Care Youth and College Transition Need Scholarship Programs. Daily operations of incumbent will include management of intake application materials, compiling accurate information and data, understanding and interpreting statutes and regulations of all state scholarship/grant programs, verifying information/data to ensure compliance with state regulations, and provide accurate documentation, reports, and data. Incumbent must effectively communicate scholarship policies, procedures and regulations to Division Director, Executive Director, Commission Members, legislative staff and other constituents. Incumbent will work with agency staff, students, parents school administrators, public and independent colleges and universities regarding guidance about state scholarships and grants, financial aid, and college access.
Bachelor's degree with relevant experience in student affairs, financial aid or other related field.:
Master's degree with work experience in Student Affairs, financial aid or fiscal affairs.
Knowledge/Skills/AbilitiesMust have high level proficiency in analyzing, tracking and organizing information (i.e, Excel) Must have a valid SC Driver's license. Overnight travel required. Must have ability to manage daily communications (telephone calls, emails and correspondence with public, Commission, and others). Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application will be required to bring a copy of college transcript to the interview. A copy of the transcript may also be uploaded as an attachment to the application, if required by the hiring department or if desired by the applicant. Please note that some areas of the Department may require an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within a specific timeframe required by that area, after hiring. Failure to produce an official, certified transcript may result in not being hired or termination.
The Commission on Higher Education is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited, to lactation), national origin, age (40 and older) disability or genetic information.
Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.