CUNY Financial Aid Coordinator in New York, New York


The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York (CCNY), is the only medical school in the City University of New York system. Our innovative curriculum allows students to complete both their undergraduate Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees in seven years. CSOM will graduate its first MED class in 2020. CSOM also has a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies (P.A.). Our mission is to provide access to medical education to talented youth from social, ethnic, and racial backgrounds historically underrepresented in medicine and to develop health professionals committed to practicing in under-served communities with a special emphasis on primary care. It has a reputation for excellence that has earned national acclaim for performance and a broad network of clinical sites for clerkships.

The CSOM is seeking applications for a Financial Aid Coordinator who will be responsible for advising and providing financial aid information (Federal and State) to students and their families. Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, the Financial Aid Coordinator will assist in coordinating financial literacy and debt management workshops.He/She will provide student-centered services to a diverse population, advising on the process, eligibility, and programs as well as verify data on student financial aid applications.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, duties include:

  • Advise students on the financial aid process and matters concerning the cost of attendance and available resources

  • File management, record keeping, and document imaging

  • Coordinate debt management/financial literacy and Exit Interview workshops

  • Manage student information databases and resolve issues with student records and transactions

  • Serve as secondary liaison for CSOM, representing the Financial Aid office at various meetings, workshops, and orientations, both on- and off-campus as needed


Bachelor's degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Federal and New York State financial aid regulations and processes highly desirable

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal, communication (writing and oral), customer service, problem-solving, and organizational skills

  • The ideal candidate will be student-centered, with a strong commitment to service and the ability to work independently


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




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.


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July 3, 2018


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.

Job Title: Financial Aid Coordinator

Job ID: 18411

Location: CUNY School of Medicine

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular