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Financial Aid Processor

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EMCC Financial Aid
25 hours per week (may be additional hours as Federal Work Study)
Salary Range: 
Benefits Eligible: 
Job End Date: 
06/30/2020 - may be extended
Application Due Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
All applications are due by 11:59PM (Arizona time) on the day listed above.
Job Summary: 

This position performs technically demanding financial aid and scholarship processing as well as student service duties, responds to complex problems and inquiries and may administer specific financial aid or scholarship programs.

Essential Functions: 

60% Processes financial aid applications including verification, determination of need, review disbursement of financial aid and scholarships, and awarding of funds as well as editing of previous awards. Reviews student files verifies application for accuracy and completeness; requests additional information in compliance with federal and state laws; processes various reports on a regular basis.

20% Counsels students and parents with financial aid and scholarship inquires, evaluates and takes action on various financial aid and scholarship student appeals; speaks with groups regarding financial aid availability and procedures.

10% Assists in interpreting regulations for financial aid and scholarship programs and responds to inquiries.

10% Performs PeopleSoft testing, researching, troubleshooting, error identification, evaluation and coordination with District Information Technology Department to ensure Student Information System is properly processing financial aid and scholarships.

Minimum Qualifications: 

1. High school diploma or equivalent.

2. Experience performing complex, detailed processing in a Financial Aid Office that administers Title IV Aid and scholarships

3. Experience researching, interpreting, applying, and communicating federal regulations to students, customers, co-workers, other departments, and etc.

4. Experience providing student service in person, on-line, via phone and in group.

5. Experience utilizing and problem-solving with an integrated, automated financial aid system such as PeopleSoft.

Desired Qualifications: 

1. College degree or coursework.

2. Experience performing and writing procedures for complex Financial Aid transactions requiring a high level of technical knowledge and expertise in an automated system.

3. Experience directing and training others on Financial Aid.

4. Experience with independent student information system issue identification, evaluation, and resolution in an integrated, automated financial aid system such as PeopleSoft.

Special Working Conditions: 

Some positions are early shift and some late shift. Work hours must be during Financial aid open office hours.

Special Notes: 

*Must be FWS eligible

Positions are open until filled

Learning College Letter of Interest

Please include with your cover letter a Letter of Interest detailing a summary of qualifications and a philosophy statement explaining how you in this role will support Estrella Mountain's Learning College initiative and student success. For more information about the Learning College Principles, please visit our Learning College site.

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit http://www.maricopa.edu/non-discrimination.