This position provides financial aid advising to prospective, new, and current NHCC students to assist with academic success, persistence, graduation, and transfer. This position assists the Director in administering federal and state financial aid programs. This position will meet with students, parents, and community members to promote financial aid awareness. This position participates in awarding, verification, and appeal processes. This position will correspond with various government agencies as well as other duties as assigned. This position will participate in outreach activities both on-campus and in the local community.
Associate's degree or two years of experience working with federal and state financial aid programs
Superior interpersonal and communication skills are required to maintain positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues
Strong customer service skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of people
Ability to interpret and apply complex regulations and technical requirements
Experience working with a diverse population of students, staff and faculty
Experience working collaboratively as part of a team and on an organization wide basis
Possess presentation skills to effectively promote and represent the college
Personal computing/technology skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office software; experience with and comfort utilizing multiple types of technology to provide advising services
Five years of experience coordinating federal and state financial aid programs
Experience in counseling, career, or academic advising
Experience with data collection and analysis using Access
Experience using student service database programs, Department of Education software and web-based programs
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of college student development and various learning styles
Experience working for a state two-year community college
Choose to work at North Hennepin Community College (NHCC) and you will be joining a vibrant, and diverse professional community who believe in the power of education to change lives. NHCC welcomes their students and values their employees.
NHCC has a rich tradition of excellence in teaching and learning. Founded in 1966, the college is a respected, thriving comprehensive community college with a strong history of liberal arts education and career programs. NHCC is one of the largest and most diverse community colleges in the state of Minnesota. NHCC is a member of Minnesota State which is the fourth-largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the nation.
Offering more than 70 academic programs to over 10,000 students NHCC prepares students to transfer or for immediate entry into the workforce. The thriving campus is also home to more than 25 clubs and organizations supporting a largely part-time student body with co-curricular and recreational activities.
Join our NHCC community and help us create opportunities for students to reach their academic goals, succeed in their chosen professions, and make a difference in the world.
The State Employee Group Insurance Program (SEGIP) provides comprehensive health benefits and excellent medical and dental coverage.
Life Insurance: The state offers basic group term life insurance and the option to purchase additional coverage for the employee, spouse or dependent children.
Disability & Long-Term Care: Optional plans to protect your income and assets are available for purchase.
Pre-Tax Benefits: Benefit eligible employees have the option to enroll in pre-tax accounts (flexible spending accounts) such as a Medical/Dental Expense Account (MDEA), or a Dependent Care Expense Account (DCEA).
Retirement Plans: Minnesota State offers a mix of mandatory and voluntary retirement plans that help you save for the future.
Employee Assistance Program: The Employee Assistance Program provides, expert, confidential, personal consultation for concerns including financial and legal matters, relationship challenges, and personal and family problems.
Health & Wellbeing Programs: Services are designed to address most aspects of wellbeing, such as personal, family, physical, financial, legal, work life, etc. North Hennepin Community College also has an on-site Wellness Committee that provides training and wellness events for employees.
Tuition Waiver: Minnesota State offers a tuition waiver benefit to eligible employees which provides the cost of tuition and, in some cases, certain fees. Along with tuition waivers North Hennepin Community College also offers Staff and Faculty Professional Development Funds for Employees.
Conveniently located in Brooklyn Park, North Hennepin Community College offers a variety of quality programs with flexible scheduling options and affordable tuition. NHCC offers more than 70 associate degrees and certificates that prepare students for transfer to university baccalaureate programs and/or for immediate entry into the workforce. NHCC also offers professional training programs and certifications that can lead to career-advancement opportunities. Highly credentialed faculty and staff are dedicated to our students success.