Responsible for assisting the Director, Financial Aid with work related to Federal/State/Institutional aid programs and assigned tasks affecting the operation of Student Services related activities.
Examples of Duties:
Verifies financial aid recipient files, enrollment status, student academic progress status, award notices, and monitors adjustments/award changes.
Review documentation needed to award financial aid funds in the College’s designated Student Information System.
Assists in cross-checking admissions applications and work with the registrar’s office when validating enrollment status of aid recipients within the College’s designated Student Information System.
Enters and maintains Federal, State and Institutional awards into the College’s designated Student Information System.
Works with third party software programs and companies to enter, maintain, and reconcile financial aid related information into the College’s designated Student Information System.
Counsels current and prospective students and their families through appointments, presentations, and off campus events regarding the various types of enrollment opportunities and financial aid programs available to them, and assists them with selecting the best option for enrolling at the College.
Assists in gathering data for the completion of required federal and state reports and fund reconciliation with the Bursar’s office.
Assists in preparing relevant financial aid data to be submitted to the Finance department for fiscal reports, audits and reconciliation.
Assists with preparation, maintenance, and updates of financial aid files in Banner and the TAB filing system.
Assists with integrating financial aid information and providing training opportunities to other departments within the college.
Performs other duties, as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience that will provide comparable knowledge and abilities
2-4 years of Higher Education experience (Financial Aid experience preferred)
Excellent written and oral communication skills including public speaking and one-on-one advisement
Knowledge of Student Information Systems (Ellucian Banner Financial Aid module preferred)
Ability to work a flexible schedule with variable hours, includes evenings and possible weekends.
Possess the ability to work well and communicate effectively with prospective and current students, staff, faculty, administration, and colleagues and community partners
Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff and a commitment to a student-centered environment
If certain conditions exist, this position requires you to have access to personal technological equipment and capabilities to perform your duties.
About Rowan College of South Jersey
Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) is a publicly supported two-year institution, fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Formed July 1, 2019, Rowan College of South Jersey is a new regional college, academically designed to transform higher education in New Jersey.
For more than five decades, Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College have provided students with affordable and accessible options to prepare them for careers within their chosen field. On July 1, 2019, these two colleges merged to mark an important milestone in the history of community colleges — the creation of a regional college in southern New Jersey. Together these two campuses offer more than 120 unique degrees and certificates, combining 100 years of experience to provide a variety of degree selections, cost-saving initiatives, and scholarship and internship opportunities, at one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.