Job Title:
Program Coordinator - State Grant Programs

Eastern Washington University

Link to application for this position:

$31,020 - $36,554, DOE

Job Location:
102 Sutton Hall
Cheney WA 99004-2447
United States 

Application Deadline:
July 29, 2019

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 policies.

•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.


This position reports to the Associate Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships. 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!  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.


Minimum Qualifications

•High school diploma or GED.

•Minimum of one year of experience in financial aid, higher education enrollment services, 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.

•Public speaking experience.

•Bilingual in Spanish.

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