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Job Title: Financial Aid Specialist
Location: McMinnville, TN United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/18/2022
Expire Date: 07/18/2022
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Financial Aid Specialist
MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
is accepting applications for the following position:

Financial Aid Specialist

Location: McMinnville

Position number: B99867

Salary: $41,000 - $45,000

Motlow State is located in the beautiful rolling hills of middle Tennessee and has four campuses that serve students from eleven counties. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes an excellent retirement package from the state of Tennessee, 401K plan with match, thirteen paid annual holidays in addition to annual and sick leave days, health and dental insurance, tuition discounts, and state employee discounts. Motlow positions are contingent upon funding availability and budget approval.

General Function:
Management and oversight of financial aid daily operations at the McMinnville/Sparta Campus Locations and the surrounding area. Assists with administration, processing, verifying eligibility, awarding, monitoring, and adjusting awards each semester; reconciling the account; and maintaining the student information system/Banner as related to the federal/state/local/institutional or assigned financial aid programs and funds. Counsels new or returning undergraduate students in relation to financial aid.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited institution; Two (2) years of direct financial aid experience is within an institutional financial aid office and/or State Student Assistance Agency office (Note: Federal Work Study positions cannot satisfy this qualification). Additional professional financial aid experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis up to two years.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited institution in Business, Information Technology or Education or related field earned from a regionally accredited institution; Three (3) years of full time direct financial aid experience within an institutional financial aid office and/or State Student Assistance Agency office (Note: Federal Work Study positions cannot satisfy this qualification); One (1) year of experience with the Banner financial aid system.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
• Management and oversight of daily financial aid activities at the McMinnville/Sparta Campus locations and surrounding areas. Serving as backup for the Assistant Director as needed. Serves as Financial Aid manager, point of contact, liaison, and authority for students and associated individuals both internal and external at the designated location(s). Reviews student eligibility, evaluates documentation, performs verification and conflicting data resolutions using independent judgements and discretion.
• Manage assigned financial aid program(s) to include assisting with administration, processing, verifying eligibility, a
• warding, monitoring, and adjusting awards each semester; reconciling accounts; maintaining institutional compliance as required by program proponent organization and applicable statutes; and maintaining the student information system/Banner as related to assigned program(s)
• Develop, compile, prepare, process and submit all required lists, reports, and recurring reports necessary for program analysis and management by deadlines established by the proponent organization of assigned financial aid program(s), financial aid management team or MSCC executives
• Certifies and tests the accuracy of the annual program setup for assigned financial Aid Program(s) in Banner, including the following modules: financial aid, packaging, communications management, and satisfactory academic progress
• Provide financial aid counseling to new/continuing undergraduate students to include federal/state/local/institutional or assigned financial aid programs and funds
• Assist students and parents who require explanations of financial aid programs, processes, eligibility, refunds, impact of withdrawal or over awards
• Provides leadership for assigned financial aid program(s) via committee participation, communications with external stakeholders, and contributions to the strategic planning and evaluation processes
• Serve as institutional appeals liaison for assigned financial aid program(s)
• Present financial aid programs at financial aid workshops, college fairs and other program events
• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of confidentiality statutes and policies as they apply to FERPA and financial aid programs
• Maintain detailed current knowledge of federal/state/local/institutional financial aid programs, policies, procedures and funds
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-passed environment with minimal supervision.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
• Communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, with students, parents, high school counselors, fellow employees, college administrators, and other stakeholders
• Strong computer skills, including but not limited to ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system(s) (Banner), word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, database, and internet
• Ability to conduct research, develop professional documents and make presentations to diverse stakeholders including groups of staff, parents and students

To ensure consideration, interested applicants must submit an application, Bachelors degree transcripts, and resume online at www.motlowjobs.com

Human Resources Office, Dept. 200
Motlow State Community College
Telephone (931) 393-1545, TDD (931 393-1621)
E-mail; jobs@mscc.edu
Website: www.mscc.edu
Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA Employer

Motlow State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities.
Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited institution; Two (2) years of direct financial aid experience is within an institutional financial aid office and/or State Student Assistance Agency office (Note: Federal Work Study positions cannot satisfy this qualification). Additional professional financial aid experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis up to two years.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited institution in Business, Information Technology or Education or related field earned from a regionally accredited institution; Three (3) years of full time direct financial aid experience within an institutional financial aid office and/or State Student Assistance Agency office (Note: Federal Work Study positions cannot satisfy this qualification); One (1) year of experience with the Banner financial aid system.
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