Germanna Community College is seeking applications for the position of Financial Aid Advisor. This position is primarily responsible for comprehensive advising and support to students and staff, processing of files, coordinating the Germanna Foundation scholarship program (in conjunction with Germanna Education Foundation) and external scholarship program, and supporting the Military and Veteran Services Center.
The position will assist students, families, and staff in all aspects of applying for financial aid, submitting documentation, presenting to on and off campus groups, and assisting with military and veteran benefit certification. Individual must possess a keen attention to detail while staying current on knowledge of federal, state and institutional financial aid and Veterans Affairs policies and regulations.
The successful candidate is expected to be familiar with PeopleSoft system and functionality, which is necessary to perform the duties of the position and financial aid business processes. The applicant should also be familiar with various institutional, state and federal processing systems to include, NSLDS, COD, and FAA Access for financial aid, and for Veterans, VA-ONCE.
Salary range: $30,000 $38,000, plus full state benefit package
Position is open until filled First review of applications May 24, 2019
Germanna Community College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, veteran status, or otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Inquiries concerning EEO issues or the Affirmative Action Policy should be addressed to the college's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer.
An EEO Employer
Associates degree or equivalent; strong customer service and interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills; experience working with minimal supervision; functional knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and other popular software packages.
Bachelor's Degree or higher; experience working in a financial aid office; experience with PeopleSoft's student administration software; and, experience working in a community college.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon an acceptable background investigation and reference check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following:
Completed Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment
Germanna Community College