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Job Title: Financial Aid Manager (Financial Aid, Division of Student Affairs)
Location: New York, NY United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 04/09/2019
Expire Date: 05/09/2019
Job Categories: Education and Library
Job Description
Financial Aid Manager (Financial Aid, Division of Student Affairs)
Financial Aid Manager (Financial Aid, Division of Student Affairs)
Job ID: 20378
Location: Hunter College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Financial Aid Manager will report to the Director of Financial Aid. This position includes responsibility for fiscal accountability in fund management and disbursement; coordinating technology and information systems; efficient administration of student financial aid funds; discretion, program integrity, and compliance; collaborative integrative and efficient communications with campus constituencies; and effective use of the web, publications, social media, public speaking, or other means to provide information for current/prospective students. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Financial Aid Manager will be responsible for the following duties:
- Manages and monitors the NY State Excelsior Scholarship and other NY State Aid programs
- Manages and administers most aspects of scholarship programs
- Assesses scholarship needs and opportunities for Hunter students
- Serves as a liaison to academic departments, Institutional Advancement, and students in scholarship matters; designing a unified approach to all scholarship activities, establishing a policy for selecting and tracking students
- Manages scholarship software to identify eligible entering and continuing undergraduate and graduate students
- Maintains and updates the account and scholarship information system and website information
- Develops standardized reports with regard to structure and submission across multiple offices including the Institutional Advancement and Business Offices and implement committed funds report component into the system
- Participates in scholarship planning committee events to continuously improve scholarship distribution to students
- Reviews and reconciles end of year accounts for scholarship portfolio
- Manages and assists other areas of Financial Aid as assigned
- Must be able to work some evenings and occasional weekends

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's Degree and six years' related experience required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Six years’ experience in a fast-paced financial aid environment
- A current and comprehensive knowledge of federal and state a id programs, regulatory compliance along with a high degree of proficiency with automated financial aid systems (preferably CUNYfirst/PeopleSoft/Oracle)
- Ability to communicate clearly through written and verbal communications
- Strong organizational and problem solving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
- Plans, develops and implements financial aid policies and processes in accordance with Federal, State and University standards.
- Manages financial aid activities and represents the office at on-campus and off-campus meetings and forums
- Manages day-to day administrative and systems operations for optimal efficiency and customer service; manages special processes such as Return of Title IV Aid
- Provides comprehensive financial counseling to parents and students
- Implements all necessary processes to support financial aid application, awarding and delivery cycles
- Oversees the coordination of financial aid activities with those of other College and University offices
- Implements and maintains web based services
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Financial Aid Manager

CUNY TITLE
Higher Education Associate

FLSA
Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website http://www.cuny.edu/employment.html and following the CUNYfirst Job System Instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account. To search for this vacancy, click on Search Job Listings, select More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs and enter the Job Opening ID number. The required material, as stated on the CUNYfirst vacancy notice, for the application package, must be uploaded as ONE file in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
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