Advisor, Financial Aid

Job Open: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Job Closed: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Job Term:

Function of Position:

The Financial Aid Advisor is responsible for providing assistance to students on a walk-in and appointment basis and act as liaison to one School. This position includes detailed assistance with the application process; verification of information on the FAFSA; packaging and awarding federal, state, and MCC financial aid; debt management, loan counseling and financial literacy; and assisting in determination of course eligibility relative to financial aid. The position will report to an Assistant Director of Financial Aid.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:
•Provide detailed assistance to students related to all process of financial aid
•Verification processing function of federal financial aid to include review of income, family size, number in college for applicants, and families of applicants
•Provide assistance relative to debt management, loan counseling, and financial literacy for prospective, current, and former students
•Assist students in completion of the financial aid requirements, particularly the application process
•Collaborate with other offices and departments to provide appropriate resources to students
•Provide general information to students relative to degree completion and financial aid eligibility
•Provide financial aid planning and financial literacy tools to students as debt management resources
•Attend Federal, State, and Banner related training as appropriate to perform functions
•Responsible for oversight and management of the Financial Aid email box
•Represent the Financial Aid Office at various programs on and off campus
•Some evenings and weekends hours will be required
•Serve on college committees as appropriate
•Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Assistant Director, Financial Aid

MCC Expectations:
•Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
•Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
•Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
•Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
•Works effectively within SUNY as part of a state system
•Commitment to professional growth


Required Qualifications:
•Earned associate's degree from a regionally accredited higher education institution
•Demonstrated analytical skills
•Evidence of strong customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications:
•Financial aid or comparable work experience
•Experience using Banner
•Community College Experience