CUNY Financial Aid Coordinator in New York, New York
Medgar Evers College, The City University of New York (Medgar Evers) believes that education has the power to positively transform the lives of individuals, and that education is the right of all. A dynamic and vibrant institution, its mission is to provide higher education for the underserved populations of Central Brooklyn through high-quality, professional and career-oriented undergraduate degree programs. A four-year liberal arts college, Medgar Evers is a beacon of educational opportunity, culture, and success to the New York City community and beyond. The College is dedicated to making a positive impact on the surrounding community and pioneering initiatives that will create success for even the youngest learners in Central Brooklyn.
With directions from the Financial Aid Director, the Financial Aid Coordinator provides assistance to students applying for federal, state and institutional aid and communicating academic college policies. In addition to the general duties, The Financial Aid Coordinator will also be responsible for:
Collaborate with college offices including: Bursar, Registrar, Student Affairs, and IT to ensure inter-departmental communication
Assist students with financial aid application process
Identify escalate and/or resolve Financial Aid System related issues.
Provide exceptional customer service to students and customers, providing timely responses to inquiries
Bachelor's degree is required.
Knowledge of CUNYfirst and/or related Student Financial Services software desirable in addition to general computer proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Strong customer service orientation with the ability to respond tactfully with sound judgement
Well organized, with strong technical and analytical skills
Ability to prioritize duties, meet goals and deadlines
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Coordinates financial aid procedures and activities and provides financial aid information.
Schedules workshops, reviews applications, establishes pay cycles, disburses funds and resolves disbursement problems, and records awards, disbursements and returns
Coordinates, verifies and resolves problems regarding the disbursement of scholarships and grants by verifying student eligibility, establishing pay cycles and reviewing pay-outs
Reconciles accounting and disbursement schedules
Provides data for financial aid and donor reports as needed
Supports the College's enrollment management efforts by providing financial aid information to prospective students, their families and their high school counselors
Serves as liaison between the college and direct loan providers
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Financial Aid Coordinator
Assistant to HEO
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please log on to: www.cuny.edu. Click on "Employment" and scroll down to "Search for Jobs." Click on "Search Job Listings" and select job category "Managerial and Professional".
JOB ID: 15518
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Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.
November 5, 2016
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CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Financial Aid Coordinator
Job ID: 15518
Full/Part Time: Full-Time