Campus Dir Financial Aid and Scholarships - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Western Campus

Job Responsibilities


• Leads, supervises, trains and evaluates the work of campus SFA advisors and other full-time and part-time staff as assigned in accordance with College policies, collective bargaining contracts and labor laws

• Participates in the development of College SFA policies and procedures and ensures a uniform execution at the campus

• Participates in the establishment of positive controls and procedures that ensure financial aid funds are disbursed to students promptly and in the correct amount

• Ensures compliance of financial aid recipients with the SFA academic standards as required by federal regulations including, but not limited to, satisfactory grades, attendance, class selections, and progress

• Maintains up-to-date knowledge base on student financial aid laws and regulations to various constituents, staying abreast of and assimilating frequent changes, and implementing revised procedures as required

• Maintains communication with all campus student affairs units and Office of the Bursar and Enrollment Centers

• Coordinates all campus SFA activities with other College SFA units to assure that information exchanges and transactions occur in a timely and consistent manner

• Works cooperatively and collaboratively with other college units charged with student postsecondary transition, retention and outreach activities

• Serves on campus and college wide committees as assigned

• Develops, administers, and monitors campus department budget

• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


• Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration or a related field and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in a Financial Aid department

• Demonstrated experience hiring, training, developing, scheduling, supervising and managing the work performance of others

• Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a business area’s budget

• Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have major implications on the management and operations within a department

• Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situations


• Possesses comprehensive knowledge of Federal Financial Aid theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

• Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

• Possesses excellent attention to detail, strong decision-making skills and an ability to work independently

• Possesses excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills

• Ability to interpret and implement complex Federal Title IV and State regulations related to financial aid

• Ability to research and analyze issues and develop solutions

• Possesses skill in interpreting and applying rules and regulations to a variety of individual student situations and circumstances

• Ability to understand how automated financial aid systems affect individual student records

• Proven ability to work in a fast paced, high volume and confidential service environment

• Ability to work as a member of a student-oriented Administrative team

• Ability to work in cross functional quality teams, including the ability to work comfortable with numerous constituents at the campus and district level

• Excellent student customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships

• Ability to be creative and exercise initiative

• Demonstrated basic project management skills

• Demonstrated intermediate Banner System skills (or equivalent program)

• Possesses basic-level proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Access

• Possesses intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

• Ability to collaborate, persuade and gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

• Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects

• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

• Sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population


• Customer Service
• Continuous Improvement / Innovation
• Quality of Work

• Collaboration / Inclusion
• Communication
• Results Focus

• Servant Leadership
• Flexibility / Adaptability
• Time Utilization / Organization

Preferred Qualifications


• Financial Literacy/Education Certification

Work Schedule

Normal work hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

Special events and peak periods as assigned.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date 06/04/2015

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Financial Aid Administration
  • Campus Dir Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Financial Aid
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter