The primary purpose of this position is to manage the student employment programs and provide professional level, complex academic advising and support work in higher education. This position will assist college personnel in developing meaningful employment opportunities designed to enhance, teach, and strengthen skills that will help lead to long term careers.
Experience working with various student aid programs.
High level of understanding and knowledge of both financial aid regulations and employment regulations specifically related to State of MN employment laws and federal employment laws, including record retention laws pertaining to all relevant forms.
Ability to read and understand federal and state regulations sufficient to update and/or revise processes.
Knowledge of federal financial aid websites (including COD, NSLDS) sufficient to review data, query reports and submit reports.
Knowledge of business software programs such as SharePoint, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access sufficient to enter data, run reports, format correspondence and presentation/training materials.
Customer service skills sufficient to respond to requests with courtesy and respect and resolve problems to the satisfaction of the supervisor or coordinator.
Ability to communicate sufficiently and accurately assess the training needs of staff.
Math skills sufficient to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentage calculations.
Ability to pay attention to details, organize and maintain records, materials, and files
Experience working with diverse and underrepresented populations.
Demonstrates an effort to improve cultural competence and actively take steps to include diversity training in professional development.
Experience with ISRS and ImageNow software.
Three or more years of experience in higher education setting; preferably student services and financial aid.
In order to be considered for this position, you must be in good standings with Minneapolis College.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving students in credit and noncredit programs. Minneapolis College enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College's graduates.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities. Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country. Minnesota State is committed to ensuring access to an extraordinary education for all Minnesotans; being the partner of choice to meet Minnesota's workforce and community needs; and delivering to students, employers, communities and taxpayers the highest value, most affordable higher education option.
Benefits: The State of Minnesota offers excellent benefits for eligible employees. For more info, click the link Benefits" or visit http://mn.gov/mmb/segip/benefits * Health Insurance * Life Insurance * Dental Insurance * Vision Insurance * Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance * Paid Personal & Sick Leave * Retirement Plans, including defined benefits & 401(a) defined contribution * Optional 457 & 403(b) Retirement Savings Plans * Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts * Tuition Waiver for employees & dependents
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.