*This position is open until filled. Review of applicants will begin April 1, 2020.* Thomas Nelson Community College is located on the Virginia Peninsula in the heart of Hampton Roads, a region renowned for being the birthplace of America and home to communities rich in culture and industry. Bordering the Chesapeake Bay, the region boasts beaches, major attractions, world-class museums, and a vibrant visual and performing arts scene. The area is known for its economic vitality, which includes being home to several military bases, ship building facilities, the NASA Langley Research Center and Jefferson Lab, major colleges and universities, and varied commercial industries and enterprises. Thomas Nelson is a comprehensive community college, offering a variety of programs of study leading to an associateâs degree, certificate, or career studies certificate. In addition to the many popular transfer degree programs, the college is known for its strong career & technical programs and its outreach to the community as a partner and leader in workforce development. Founded in 1967, Thomas Nelson serves over 11,500 students, of diverse backgrounds each year. Faculty and staff are strategic and responsive, committed to understanding and meeting the needs of the region. The college has two campuses, one in Hampton and the Historic Triangle Campus located in Williamsburg. The college also has a satellite site at the Southeast Higher Education Center in Newport News. The communities served by the college are the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the Counties of James City and York. *The Position* The Director of Financial Aid and Veteran Services plays an important role in the student enrollment, retention and completion efforts of the College. The position supports the Collegeâs mission of changing lives and empowering students to succeed. *Major responsibilities include:* * Responsible for planning and organizing Financial Aid and Veteran Services to ensure a student-focused approach in the administration of federal, state and institutional financial aid funds and services. * Directs, plans, organizes, and provides leadership to the day to day operations of Financial Aid and Veteran Services. * Oversees the awarding, disbursement and reconciliation of federal, state and institutional financial aid and timely processing of veterans benefits. * Serves on College Governance Committees, management groups and participates in Financial Aid and Veteran Services organizations. * Completes required federal, state and institutional reports. * Reviews requests and appeals from students.
Internal Number: 181267
About Thomas Nelson Community College
Thomas Nelson Community College is a two-year institution of higher education established as a part of a statewide system of community colleges. It primarily serves the residents of the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the counties of James City and York.