Under the supervision of the Dean of Admissions [VP of Enrollment Management], the Financial Aid Coordinator (FAC) is responsible for developing and maintaining Williamson College of the Trade’s financial aid program — specifically the acquisition of Pell and PHEAA grants for Williamson students. Additionally, under the supervision of the VP for Research & Assessment, the FAC will collect, compile and submit all data to Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).

Responsibilities

  • Provide specialized counsel to prospective/current students (and parents) regarding Federal and State financial aid programs, application process, and services.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and administrative management of the financial aid programs of the College and all responsibilities necessary to the assessment, improvement, and maintenance of the program.
  • Serve as the liaison between the College and Financial Aid Services (FAS).
  • Oversees IPEDS and Cleary Act reporting in coordination with College administration
  • Provide seminars and workshops for both prospective and currently enrolled students on the College’s financial aid program.
  • Provide accurate and timely telephone, email and in-person responses to students and their families’ questions.
  • Maintain, secure and dispose of financial aid records and related confidential materials.
  • Work closely with the Registrar to monitor students’ academic progress with regard to student aid.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong working knowledge of all Federal and State financial-aid regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to present educational programs, workshops and/or orientations.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Ability to make evaluative judgments.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three to five years of financial aid administration experience including Title IV aid programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong computer literacy and database management experience highly desired.

Application

Interested individuals may inquire by emailing a cover letter with resume and references to:

Dr. Todd Zachary
Senior Vice President / Chief of Staff
TZachary@williamson.edu