Responsible for assisting the Director, Financial Aid with work related to the Community College Opportunity Grant program and assigned tasks affecting the operation of Student Services related activities, with a priority focus on students eligible for Community College Opportunity Grant. This is grant funded position, ending June 30, 2020, not to exceed 25 hours worked per week. This is a part-time, temporary position.
Examples of Duties:
Provides customer service to current and prospective student inquiries and communicates (in-person, telephone, email, print) with a strong knowledge of college policies and procedures relating to financial aid and Community College Opportunity Grant.
Verifies enrollment status, student academic progress status, award notices, and monitors adjustments/award changes related to the Community College Opportunity Grant.
Assists in cross-checking admissions applications and works with the registrar's office when validating enrollment status of aid recipients within the College's designated Student Information System.
Enters and maintains Federal, State, and Institutional awards into the College's designated Student Information System.
Works with third party software programs and companies to enter, maintain, and reconcile financial aid related information into the College's designated Student Information System.
Counsels current and prospective students and their families through appointments, presentations, and off campus events of the Community College Opportunity Grant.
Assists in gathering data for the completion of required federal and state reports and fund reconciliation with the Bursar's office.
Assists with preparation, maintenance, and updates of financial aid files in Banner and the TAB filing system.
Performs other duties, as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience that will provide comparable knowledge and abilities.
Minimum of two (2) to four (4) years of Higher Education experience. Financial Aid experience preferred.
Excellent written and oral communication skills including public speaking and one-on-one advisement.
Knowledge of Student Information Systems. Ellucian Colleague Financial Aid module preferred.
Desire and willingness to work flexible schedules with variable hours, including evening and possible weekends.
Demonstrated success in collaborating with all levels of the institution, and ability to work effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community with a strong commitment to a comprehensive community college philosophy and a student-centered learning environment
About Rowan College of South Jersey
Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) is a publicly supported two-year institution, fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Formed July 1, 2019, Rowan College of South Jersey is a new regional college, academically designed to transform higher education in New Jersey.
For more than five decades, Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College have provided students with affordable and accessible options to prepare them for careers within their chosen field. On July 1, 2019, these two colleges merged to mark an important milestone in the history of community colleges — the creation of a regional college in southern New Jersey. Together these two campuses offer more than 120 unique degrees and certificates, combining 100 years of experience to provide a variety of degree selections, cost-saving initiatives, and scholarship and internship opportunities, at one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.