Program Specialist 2 - Financial Aid

Post Date: 7/12/2018
Institution/Agency: Everett Community College

Job Information:
Title: Program Specialist 2 - Financial Aid
Institution: Everett Community College
Website Address: http://
Salary: $36,528 to $47,532 plus benefits
Location: Everett, WA
Deadline Date: 7/23/2018
Everett Community College is recruiting for a team member who has the desire to help students navigate financial aid requirements, while maintaining a quality services attitude and culture in the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. This position will contribute to student success within a dynamic student services team in a collaborative, inclusive, diverse workplace.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a high volume, high energy, student-oriented environment answering questions, solving problems, and providing creative ideas for improved efficiency.

Provide on and off campus financial aid outreach, workshops, and presentations.

Perform a wide variety of tasks in support of the Student Financial Aid office, including: coordinating one or more financial aid and/or scholarship programs; providing direct customer service to students, staff, and/or faculty; communicating detailed financial aid or program information to internal and external customers; reviewing applications; and awarding financial aid.

Typical duties:
• Evaluate and determine student eligibility; award federal, state and campus awards adhering to federal and state financial aid regulations.
• Perform income recalculations using professional judgment.
• Assist implementing and developing college policies and procedures governing financial aid programs and awards.
• Assist with monitoring satisfactory academic progress.
• Provide support when needed to Front Desk Staff, including responding to email inquiries, answering phones, and returning calls.
• Assist with daily financial aid disbursement authorizations.
• Reconcile financial aid awards as an ongoing process.
• Use Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and other database software.
• Represent the institution at pertinent federal and state financial aid meetings and workshops.
• Perform other duties as assigned to support the team in achieving its service objectives.
• Effectively prioritize unplanned but required job duties with ongoing confirmed deadlines.
• Negotiate priorities according to campus need while considering rules and process requirements.
• Coordinate the Workforce Funding/ WorkFirst awarding processes.
• Liaison to the Workforce Funding staff.

• High school graduation or equivalent
• Three years of experience in financial aid OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Work experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Ability to work under stressful situations and manage stress appropriately.
• Ability to accomplish repetitive tasks while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

Electronic Resumes: Yes
Everett Community College’s vision, strategic plan and core themes value, respect and uphold diversity, equity, cultural competence and inclusion. Hiring and retaining a diverse workforce is a commitment for our institution.
Everett Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or age.
Notice to Applicants
Prior to hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
Drug-Free Campus In compliance with federal and state regulations, EvCC is committed to a safe and drug-free campus. Employees are required to comply with EvCC’s policy prohibiting illegal drug use or activity, including notification of criminal drug convictions and the use of prescription drugs or over-the-counter medications that are likely to affect job safety. The complete policy is available at the EvCC Policies page. If you would like a printed copy of the policy, or if you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at 425-388-9229.
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Contact Information:
Name: Brigitte Baker
Title: Director of Financial Aid and Scholarship
     Everett Community College Phone: (425) 388-9308
Email: [email protected]