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).
- 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.
- 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.
Interested individuals may inquire by emailing a cover letter with resume and references to:
Dr. Todd Zachary
Senior Vice President / Chief of Staff