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Job Title Financial Aid Analyst/Scholarships Job Summary
Under general supervision of the Director of Financial Aid, the Scholarship Analyst will oversee the scholarship process and scholarship management system, including analyzing and updating scholarship qualifications and managing scholarship cycle processes, ensuring compliance PM16
Essential Functions
• Ensure compliance with College, State and Federal regulations as they pertain to the awarding of funds
• Analyze data in the Financial Aid Information System student aid database using knowledge of federal needs analysis and federal and state financial aid programs for the awarding scholarship funds
• Counsel current and prospective students and parents in identifying internal and external scholarship opportunities and will work with the Financial Aid Outreach Specialist to conduct scholarship workshops
• Maintain scholarship software and programs to support and enhance the administration of various scholarship programs, including analyzing and updating qualifications for each scholarship and overseeing scholarship cycle management process
• Recruit and train scholarship selection committees
• Facilitate and oversee the scholarship selection committees’ responsibilities, assuring regulatory compliance, eligibility requirements and policy
• Serve as primary point of contact for all communications regarding scholarships with students, parents, counselors and college representatives
• Develop, manage, and maintain scholarship policies, procedures, and operations in collaboration with the Director of Financial Aid to ensure appropriate disbursement and fiscal accountability
• Monitor student progress to ensure compliance with federal/state/institutional policies, procedures and regulations
• Promote, publicize and disseminate information about the college’s scholarship program to students, parents, donors and academic departments including development of brochures, flyers, posters and Web Site
• Maintain current knowledge of computer/web based scholarship programs
• Develop and establish scholarship calendar for academic year and set deadlines
• Provide support to the Awards and Scholarships Committee including processing applications, notifying students of their selection, and disbursement of funds
• Work closely with CCC foundation on all Foundation scholarships; review scholarship applications and academic transcripts for compliance with donor criteria
• Receive, record and process all external scholarship funds; maintain accurate account records and files
• Enter awards into student/scholarship administration software with a high degree of accuracy
• Confirm student compliance with scholarship requirements prior to disbursement
• Develop financial aid pre- and post-counseling program for loan recipients and pre- and post-withdrawal counseling; Developing financial aid workshops and identifying and assigning students to workshops to enhance financial literacy and counseling
• Process Financial Aid Starfish flags as part of the early alert process; work closely with Starfish staff and academic advising to provide a uniform process for student outreach
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Associate’s degree with course work in business, social science, or related area. Bachelor’s degree with minimum of two (2) year experience in higher education environment related to student development or counseling is preferred. Proficiency in computer applications is desired. Dynamic presence, creativity, and the ability to connect the target audience are essential. Must possess the ability to communicate with students individually and to present information in a group setting. Must understand the complexities in relation to non-traditional students. Demonstrate and possess a strong understanding of cultural competency, and how to communicate effectively to different audiences. Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Critical thinking and interpersonal skills, ability to manage multiple tasks required. Ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Physical Demands
Requires frequent and continuous sitting/moving about, continuous use of fine motor skills, reaching above the shoulders, pushing and pulling of up to 20 lbs. and occasional lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 10 lbs.
Salary Grade SU 6 Salary 14.23/hr

Posting Number P001605 Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 10/26/2020 Open Date 09/27/2020 Close Date 10/19/2020

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