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LOCATION: Lander University - Greenwood, SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Aid Counselor, Athletic Liaison
LOCATION: USC - Sumter - Sumter, SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Aid Counselor
Student Services Program Coordinator II (Financial Aid Counselor), Band 5, $34,480 per year. USC Sumter.
The Financial Aid Counselor represents the University of South Carolina Sumter to prospective, new, and continuing students; as well as family members, pertinent USC stakeholders, high school guidance counselors, and local administrators. The position is located at the University of South Carolina Sumter’s Office of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs and, in addition to counseling students, is responsible for administering federal, state, and institutional aid; including scholarships, grants, loans, and Veterans Affairs benefits. Travel within the USC Sumter service area will be expected as needed.
Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience. Knowledge of financial aid programs and veterans benefits is highly desirable.
The University of South Carolina requires individuals to apply online for all job vacancies. You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at https://uscjobs.sc.edu. As part of the online process, a cover letter, resume, copies of all college transcripts and list of references must be attached to the online application form. If you have any questions about the application procedures, please call (803) 938-3721. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. USC Sumter is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
LOCATION: USC - Beaufort - Beaufort, SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Aid Advisor
We are 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 (such as social media campaigns, website editing/updates, and/or working with homeless, undocumented or under resourced populations).Minimum Qualifications:
LOCATION: USC - Beaufort - Beaufort, SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Aid Accountant/Fiscal Analyst I
The Financial Aid Accountant/Fiscal Analyst I will be able to oversee all aspects of the accounting functions associated with all financial aid programs. Will also perform administrative and technical duties in maintaining and controlling the operation of the financial Electronic Exchange Processing, FIS-AP, and NSLDS; will ensure processing and transmission records; and will conduct periodic audits for reconciliation purposes. Provides information policies, procedures and eligibility of financial aid programs to internal and external customers.
Associate’s degree with 12 semester hours of accounting courses and 2 years of clerical accounting or bookkeeping experience; or high school diploma and 4 years related experience; or equivalent education and experience.
Bachelor’s degree with 6 hours in accounting and 1 year experience.
Knowledge of the principles, practices, terminology and theories of accounting or budgeting. Knowledge modern office practices, procedures and equipment. Ability to proficiently apply mathematical concepts. Ability to analyze and interpret related data. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to communicate effectively and provide excellent customer service. Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
To apply, please visit http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/24875.
LOCATION: Newberry College - Newberry, SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator
Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator
Newberry College is looking for a high-energy, student-focused person to join its Financial Aid Department. The right applicant understands the role Financial Aid plays in attracting and retaining students at a small, liberal arts college. The new hire will be expected to handle questions and concerns from prospective and current students as well as their parents and families in a positive way. The college has grown significantly over the past 3 years and is expecting to enroll another record breaking class in Fall 2018. Therefore, the college is looking for applicants with broad knowledge of financial aid and enrollment management and is comfortable communicating with students about all aspects of the institution.
Specific job responsibilities:
Counsel students and families regarding aid eligibility, application procedures, aid programs, costs, indebtedness, financial planning and financial literacy.
Collect and/or analyze financial data for students to determining aid eligibility within federal, state and/or institutional guidelines.
Collect/evaluate documentation or information provided by the student and suggest appropriate aid or loan programs.
Answer questions, inquiries or requests from students, parent, or guardians in person or in writing regarding admission, enrollment, financial aid programs and eligibility.
Process and reconcile state scholarships and grants as well as Newberry College Endowed Scholarship program.
Act as back up for financial aid liaison to Athletic Staff and help maintain software for NCAA DII regulations and financial aid reporting.
Jenzabar/PowerFaids software knowledge strongly preferred
2+ years of Financial Aid Experience in a Higher Education Setting
Strong communication and customer service skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) Required - Access preferred
Bachelor’s degree - preferred
Electronic resume and list of 3 professional references may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Financial Aid Counselor" in the subject line.
LOCATION: South University, Columbia Campus - Columbia, SC
JOB TITLE: Director, Student Financial Services
To serve as Director of Student Financial Services, providing direction and leadership for SFS staff, and manage SFS with a special emphasis on compliance with federal regulations, South University policy and service to the students. To ensure the SFS Office, at a minimum, meets the Planner Productivity measurements. To ensure all aid is paid in a timely basis. To ensure that all SFS staff evaluations (PPARs) are completed. Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy is considered when carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and maintenance of an environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion.
Key Job Elements
• Assure that the SFS team is in compliance with Federal, State and South University rules and regulations.
• Develop objectives to achieve long range goals within the SFS budget, Prepare reports as necessary.
• Hire, train, manage and supervise Associate Directors of Student Financial Services, Assistant Directors of Financial Aid and Financial Aid Officers. Responsible for adequate training and development of all SFS staff, maintenance of planning Load as needed, and provide for self and staff professional and personal development.
• Counsel students and parents regarding financial plan / eligibility, and provide that all students (new, re-entry, and continuing) are planned and aware of their financial obligations to the school as well as the appropriate financial resources available to them.
• Insure that all financial assistance programs available in the school are in compliance with all applicable regulations. Research and develop additional financial aid resources.
• Coordinate interoffice functions within SFS (data entry, planning, etc.) as well as between SFS and other departments (Admissions, Student Services, Education, Student Accounting, Registrar, etc.).
• Demonstrate proficiency in timely collections (for the entire SFS Office): -90% aid paid consistently by end of 5th week of term and 98% by end of 8th week of term.
• Maintain consistently clean files shown through Training Assessments for Compliance with Federal/State regulations and school policies and procedures (for the entire SFS Office). -Less than a 10% comment rate per term and less than a 5% potential liability rate for the year.
• Complete the appropriate training modules within 30 days of the new or revised module becoming available.
• Perform special projects as assigned.
Associate Director- Financial Aid, Financial Aid Officers
All levels of staff, faculty, students, prospective students
• Bachelor's degree in a related field required with a Master's degree preferred.
• Five or more years of solid experience in financial aid or student accounts preferably in a post-secondary institution.
• Three or more years of supervisory experience
• In depth knowledge of principles, practices, methodology, and procedures for the provision of student financial aid.
• Knowledge of South University policies pertaining to the provision of student financial aid.
• Experience with the budget process as well as an overview of A/R and A/P.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills with both faculty and student populations.
• Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.
• Strong basic computer software (MS Office) skills as well as exposure to more concentrated financial aid/EDE software programs such as CARS or Campusvue.
• Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, and direct student financial assistance programs and initiatives.
• Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
• Ability to interact effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.
• Ability to listen to customers (e.g. students, staff, etc.) and to understand and respond positively to their requests
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
DCEH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
DCEH is a Veteran Friendly Employer.
LOCATION: ECPI University - Columbia Campus, Columbia SC
JOB TITLE: Financial Assistance Advisor
ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives.
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LOCATION: USC Sumter, Sumter, SC
JOB TITLE: Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs
Student Services Program Manager I (Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs), Band 6, USC Sumter.
The Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs will administer all federal, state, and institutional policies and procedures relating to student financial aid, scholarships, and veterans affairs. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs Office, and is responsible for supervising office staff to ensure the highest level of personnel effectiveness and customer service. This role requires strong working relationships with Admissions, Records and Advisement, Student Accounts, and other key partners across the University.
Ability to supervise and evaluate personnel and work with a complex data system such as Banner is required. Some travel and evening presentations/workshops may be required.
Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree and 6 years related experience or Master's Degree and 4 years related experience.
Minimum Salary: $46,259.
The University of South Carolina requires individuals to apply online for all job vacancies. You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at https://uscjobs.sc.edu.
As part of the online process, a cover letter, resume, and letters of references must be attached to the online application form. In addition, please mail copies of all college transcripts to the Human Resources Office, USC Sumter, 200 Miller Road, Sumter SC 29150-2498.
If you have any questions about the application procedures, please call (803) 938-3721.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
USC Sumter is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
LOCATION: College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
JOB TITLE: Assistant Director for Data, Trend, and Yield Analysis
Bachelor's Degree in information systems management, higher education, business technology or a related field and professional relevant experience, some of it to include experience demonstrating proficiency in applied statistical research and data analysis, preferably in higher education or a related setting, is required. A master’s degree is preferred. Familiarity with data mining for higher education/enrollment planning related needs, statistical analysis, database management and related products and applications is a plus. Candidates with an equivalent combination ofexperience and/or education are encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requires knowledge of research and statistical methods and inferential statistics. Requires strong analytical, statistical and research abilities. Working knowledge and understanding of methods and techniques of data extraction, analysis, reporting, and presentation. Experience with predictive modeling using logistic regression or similar statistical techniques. Knowledge of relational databases. Proficient with Microsoft Access and Excel. Experience using reporting software tools (Cognos preferred) for student information retrieval. Advanced knowledge of Net Price Calculator solutions from various vendors such as ACT, College Board, and Cegment. Familiarity with Ellucian software programs and their integrated Student system is highly desired. Ability to train others in the useof data modeling techniques. Ability to manage multiple projects with different priorities in a fast-paced high volume environment. Must be able to work well under strict deadlines and have exceptional attention to detail. Must understand the significance of maintaining data integrity and confidentiality with student/parent records; knowledge of FERPA regulations required.
Additional Comments Regarding Position:
The position is challenging, requires good time management skills, effective prioritizing and adherence to tight deadlines. Ellucian, COGNOS, is preferred. 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.
LOCATION: Charleston Southern University - Charleston, SC
JOB TITLE: Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Summary: Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, the Assistant Director of Financial Aid will work closely with the Director and Associate Director of Financial aid to oversee financial aid staff, workflow and production.
Work Performed: Duties include: determining eligibility and awarding financial aid in accordance with federal, state, NCAA and institutional regulations and scholarship specification; processing financial aid requests and administering loans, scholarships, and grant programs for undergraduate & graduate students; counselling students, and/or parents on programs, procedures, eligibility requirements and deadlines; assist in preparation of institutional, NCAA, state and federal financial aid reports; participating in the ongoing development and maintenance of the departmental policy and procedure manual. Assist parents and students with financial aid. Assumes responsibility for financial aid staff and operations, in the absence of the Director and Associate Director. Some evening and weekend work will be required.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Minimum Qualifications/Education: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred), in an appropriate area of specialization.
Experience: Ability to multitask and work effectively with a high degree of accuracy, in a fast paced environment. Must be flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent verbal/written communication, leadership, organizational, planning and interpersonal skills. Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with PowerFaids and Jenzabar desirable. Prior administrative involvement with a financial aid computer information system, a working knowledge of financial aid software and a solid grounding in financial aid regulations. Ability to speak in front of crowds. Four years of financial aid experience in a college or university environment preferred.
Essential Job Functions: Certain jobs at Charleston Southern University may require specific physical and/or mental abilities. The hiring manager will provide additional information and provision of requests for reasonable accommodation if needed.
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
This position will remain open until filled.
Duties include: determining eligibility and awarding financial aid in accordance with federal, NCAA, institutional and state regulations and scholarship specification; processing financial aid requests and administering loans, scholarships, and grant programs for undergraduate & graduate students; counselling students, and/or parents on programs, procedures, eligibility requirements and deadlines; assist in preparation of institutional, state, NCAA and federal financial aid reports; participating in the ongoing development and maintenance of the departmental policy and procedure manual. Assist parents and students with financial aid questions and process. Assumes responsibility for financial aid staff and operations, in the absence of the Director. Other duties as assigned. Some evening and weekend work may be required.
Charleston Southern University is a Christian university and tobacco-free campus. We do not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, 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 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 and core values.
To apply, please complete the online application below and attach a resume. Entering untrue or inaccurate information will result in disqualification for consideration of vacant positions, or subsequent termination after hire. This position will remain open until filled. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification and criminal background check. Applicants who will drive for the University will be required to complete a background check on their driving record._______________________________________________________________________