Monday, Thursday and Friday 9-5, Tuesday and Wednesday 10-6.
During peak times, schedule will change to 10-6pm, Monday-Thursday and 9-5pm, Friday.
MCCC Unit Position, Grade 5
Provide advising and counseling to students on financial aid options and procedures. Responsibilities include planning, organization, and administration of federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs for college students, including grants, scholarships, loans, and student employment; providing prospective students with information regarding financial processes and policies; processing of student aid applications to determine eligibility for financial aid; and communicating the vision, mission, culture, and the specific content of NSCC's educational programs to a variety of constituencies on and off campus. This individual may coordinate select programs and services to targeted populations of both current and potential students, on-campus and in the community.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides detailed and comprehensive academic counseling and advising to students on financial options and application procedures to current and potential students, including but not limited to information on: program specific academic and financial aid requirements and options; career advising; course selection and sequencing in the context of financial aid requirements; pre and co-requisites; and program change or transitional program issues. Assists and advises prospective, incoming, and current students in the planning and implementing their educational, career, and personal goals and objectives.
Evaluates financial aid application files for appropriate information and supporting documents; requests additional documentation as needed; performs verification of information; obtains/reviews confidential information relating to student enrollment, grades, and financial status to assess financial need and eligibility. Reviews student aid application files and determines eligibility for federal, state, and institutional financial aid. Awards aid to eligible students.
Plans, implements and evaluates a variety of programs and cross-component activities that maximize financial access to the college for potential students and ensure sound academic and fiscal planning at the first point of contact for new and returning students. This will include but not be limited to: coordinating information sessions with the academic, student services and other components; providing advisement information through high school and agency visits; designing workshops and other outreach activities to be facilitated on-campus, in local schools, (including K-12), and in other off-campus community sites; and representing the college at a variety of college fairs, career fairs, conferences and comparable activities.
Serves on committees and/or teams as assigned or deemed necessary.
Will be responsible for one or more of the following: Federal Work Study Program, Calculating Return of Title IV awards, Satisfactory Academic Progress reviews, FAFSADay coordination & planning, FAFSA workshops on campus
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Financial Aid or the Assistant Vice President of Student Financial Services & Compliance.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Executive Director of Financial Aid
SALARY RANGE: Anticipated starting salary is $56,055.00- $59,000.00. Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement.
Full time benefited employees at North Shore Community College are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package offered through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click HERE for a highlight of these benefits.
STARTING DATE: ASAP
Submit cover letter and resume no later than February 2, 2020. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide unofficial transcripts or foreign degree evaluations and the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references to Human Resources before the interview takes place.
An earned master's degree with at least three years' experience in financial assistance or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Community College experience preferred.
Strong knowledge of the principles and practices of financial aid and computer based management.
Must be able to travel between campuses (when necessary), work evenings and weekends for such events as Open Houses, College Fairs, community engagements, graduation, etc. A valid MA driver's license is required.
Work schedule will be 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Thursday, and Friday, 9-5pm during Peak Hours
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft products, Banner software experience a plus.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds, including adult learners.
Effective organizational and analytical skills.
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.
Additional Salary Information: Anticipated starting salary is $56,055.00- $59,000.00. Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement.
NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).