Program Coordinator - State Grant Programs

Post Date: 7/12/2018
Institution/Agency: Eastern Washington University

Job Information:
Title: Program Coordinator - State Grant Programs
Institution: Eastern Washington University
Website Address: http://
Salary: $33,144 - $42,900 annually, DOE
Location: Cheney, WA
Deadline Date: 8/3/2018
We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Program Coordinator-State Grant Programs

This position is responsible for the following:

Advise students, parents, staff, the public and/or agencies on complex federal, state and university requirements and polices related to financial aid. Exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying rules and regulations. Select and recommend alternative courses of action.

Evaluate and award financial aid in accordance with federal, state and university polices.

Serve as office expert for the State Need Grant and College Bound Scholarship programs, the Washington Application for Student Financial Aid (WASFA), and the processes around the DACA, 1079, residency and special residency.

Additional position details are available on the EWU web site.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Required Qualifications:
▫High school diploma or GED.
▫Minimum of one year of experience in financial aid, higher education, finance, accounting, or lending.
▫Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:
▫Bachelor’s degree and experience in financial aid or higher education student services.
▫Public speaking experience.
▫Bilingual in Spanish.

Electronic Resumes: Yes
See web site listed above.

Contact Information:
Name: Bruce DeFrates
Title: Director of Financial Aid
     Eastern Washington University
     102 Sutton Hall
     Cheney, WA 99004
Phone: (509) 359-6329
Fax: (509) 359-4330
Email: [email protected]