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CUNY Financial Aid Manager for Financial Aid Programs Management and State Program in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: Financial Aid Manager for Financial Aid Programs Management and State Program

Job ID: 22105

Location: Kingsborough Community College

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Financial Aid Manager for for Financial Aid Programs Management and Training reports to the Director of the Office of Student Financial Assistance and Compliance Officer, and primarily assists the Director in the administration of State Aid programs. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Serves as a primary liaison with New York State higher Education Services Corporation in matters of financial aid data reconciliation.

  • Responsible for the administration of NYS Aid Programs such as TAP and Excelsior; manage all facets of the programs as they relate to awarding, reconciliation, and college support.

  • Assists in gathering support for Financial Aid related audits and represents the Office of Student Financial Assistance at financial aid audit related meeting.

  • Reviews publications to identify new financial aid processes and reviews their applicability to CUNY.

  • Instructs students and parents about the financial aid application process.

  • Collects and interprets documentation to support new and existing financial aid processes.

  • Conducts training for college staff and other University stakeholders on the CUNY financial aid systems, programs and guidelines.

  • Oversees APTS expenditures.

  • Works in conjunction with OSFA and other CUNY offices to identify requirements and enhancements to existing processes and procedures as requirements and regulation change.

  • Supervises support staff which provides user assistance, research and support for college systems problems.

  • Coordinates special projects as needed.


­Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required.


Plans, develops and implements financial aid policies and processes in accordance with Federal, State and University standards.

  • Manages financial aid activities and represents the office at on-campus and off-campus meetings and forums

  • Manages day-to day administrative and systems operations for optimal efficiency and customer service; manages special processes such as Return of Title IV Aid

  • Provides comprehensive financial counseling to parents and students

  • Implements all necessary processes to support financial aid application, awarding and delivery cycles

  • Oversees the coordination of financial aid activities with those of other College and University offices

  • Implements and maintains web based services

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Financial Aid Manager


Higher Education Associate




$76,113 - $86,865

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.


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December 3, 2020


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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.