Location: Lakewood, NJ Category: Administrative Staff Posted On: Fri Mar 15 2019 Job Description:
This position will advise and counsel full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students/families on the financial aid application process, aid availability, and financial planning while working in a team environment to accomplish the Institution's enrollment management and fiscal goals. This position requires an individual with strong communications, interpersonal, and computer skills, as well as the ability to organize time while under deadline and other pressures, a self-starter who can work equally well both independently and as part of a team. Reports to the Director of Financial Aid.
Advise and counsel students and their families on the financial aid process, aid availability, and financial planning through the student life-cycle.
Responsible for providing in-take services; responding to direct requests from individual students and their families through phone, email, and assisting visitors to the office. Investigate and resolve student and parent financial aid concerns.
Evaluate and analyze credentials on students' applications to determine eligibility for financial assistance - develop appropriate financial aid packages.
Determine the type and amount of financial aid to be awarded in accordance with established federal, state and University standards and guidelines.
Assist with administration, verification and reconciliation of federal, state and institutional financial aid in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies.
Responsible for the coordination and processing of VA benefits through the VA-ONCE
Coordinate and participate in University recruitment/financial aid events.
Create and implement outreach programs/presentations targeted to specific populations.
Collaborate with other University departments to develop and deliver a consistent message to prospective and current students during the enrollment life cycle.
Integrate the core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction, both internally and externally.
Performs specific program responsibilities and related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required.
One to three years' work experience in financial aid required.
Experience in working with PowerFAIDS preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Excellent customer service skills.
Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communications skills, written and verbal.
Ability to multi-task and exercise judgment in a demand-based service setting.
Must be available to work occasional evenings, weekends and flexible hours as required to accommodate student service.
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Internal Number: 108430
About Georgian Court University
Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic Excellence
Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court has become fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.
Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum th...at is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.
The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.
The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values—respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.
degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business, and The School of Education.
Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include: small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1; personalized education—faculty members readily available for mentoring ; all classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants, and inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.