Position Title:
Associate Director of Financial Aid

Institution:
Linn Benton Community College

Position Contact Name:
NaeDean Mahr

Position Contact Email:
[email protected]

Position Contact Phone:
541-917-4422

Job Post Website Address:
https://www.jobs.linnbenton.edu/postings/11742

Salary Range:
$72,679 – $101,954

Deadline or Close Date:
11/20/2022

Job Location - City, State:
Albany, OR

Position Description:
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides overall administrative support to the Director in managing the Office of Financial Aid and Veterans. This position is expected to contribute to decision-making processes, provide constructive feedback on policies and procedures, and assist with staff development. The primary function is to coordinate the Financial Aid office with emphasis on services to students, such as verification, packaging, and post-packaging processes while ensuring compliance with applicable policies laws, and regulations.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the use and development of the financial aid Banner module. Acts as the subject matter expert through research and evaluation of use of appropriate technologies to ensure effective processes that align with financial aid regulations. Collaborates with Financial Aid Analysts and Information Technology department to provide streamlined and beneficial service for students.
  • Initiates and directs development of documentation, collaborates with Director and staff to manage department organization of procedures, and directs processes for documentation development.
  • Coordinates processes for the High School program. Ensures students in the HS program are not awarded federal, state or institutional aid.
  • Provides guidance, direction, oversight and completion of specialized processes such as the Federal Work Study Program, Satisfactory Academic Progress, Return to Title IV Withdraws, Exit Counseling, Transfer Monitoring List, and other general financial aid processing and functions. Reviews and provides independent decisions/determination of professional judgment for overrides and satisfactory academic progress appeals.
  • Ensures reconciliation of all federal and state aid with the business office. May assist with the coordination and preparation for audits, program reviews, and compliance surveys.
  • Designates support staff in the absence of the Financial Aid Analysts. Ensures continued operational efficiency for Banner, ED Connect, Campus Logic, and other applications to manage daily workflow.
  • Coordinates financial aid processes for accelerated training programs, limited entry programs, and short-term programs. Ensures programs maintain federal certification.
  • Assists the Director in the daily management of financial aid services and functions, including packaging, disbursement, and fund management. Runs ad hoc reports, and standard Banner fund reports to monitor term and year expenditures, and inputs fund balances into Banner to determine yearly awarding. Collaborates with Financial Aid Analysts and Director for awarding and disbursement rules into Banner to match office policy.

Education and Training: Requires a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in student services administration, education, business administration, or a related field. Additional related experience may substitute for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience: Requires a minimum of three (3) years of full-time directly related financial aid work experience (financial aid administration, financial aid processing with program responsibility). Requires prior experience with computer systems, operations, and database management. Banner experience preferred. Supervisory experience is required.

To apply and view the full posting, please visit https://www.jobs.linnbenton.edu/postings/11742