Indian Hills Community College Financial Aid Advisor in Ottumwa, Iowa
Responsible for the effectiveness and efficient delivery of student grants, scholarships, and loan opportunities.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Associate Degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
Advising and/or financial assistance experience preferred.
Must be able to communicate effectively with students, prospective students and their parents, area agency representatives, high school personnel, and IHCC staff members.
Must have the ability to work with various internal computer systems, and understand external systems at the Federal and State level.
Be willing and able to answer questions for students and their parents on all aspects of financial aid application process.
Advise community agency personnel, high school counselors, and institutional staff members of financial assistance policies and regulations.
Review applicant information in accordance with federal and state documentation policies.
Complete assigned financial aid processes and procedures in an accurate and timely manner.
Complete the federal verification edits for each selected applicant to ensure regulatory compliance.
Coordinate the notification of each eligible applicant relative to the amount of his/her award for all federal Title IV and state programs.
Coordinate document-tracking process for all federal and state student applicants.
Control all student correspondence relative to file review and completion.
Coordinate electronic transmissions of federal student aid data (loan adjustment requests, FAFSA downloads, corrections, over award reports, etc).
Advise student grant/scholarship/loan recipients of their rights and responsibilities as federal/state grantees.
Act as liaison between student aid recipients and agency personnel to ensure the timely delivery of grants and scholarships.
Communicate with students and staff relative to the student's ability to maintain satisfactory academic progress per federal and state regulations.
Maintain ongoing communication with the Iowa College Student Aid Commission and related agencies with respect to students' eligibility/ineligibility for such programs.
Maintain accurate information and knowledge of regulatory changes, updates, and revisions.
Assist with internal system set-up annually to assure that awards are packaged and transmitted accurately.
Participate in conferences and training opportunities to ensure institutional compliance relative to the Title IV programs.
Provide additional support to Enrollment Services.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
Provide financial literary education to students.
Perform monthly and yearly reconciliations of Federal Title IV funds using Ellucian reconciliation reports, Business Office GL accounts and COD records.
Other duties as may be assigned.
Director, Financial Aid
Para Professional I - Exempt - Traditional Funding, at will employment on a letter of employment
4 Term, Full Time, Benefits
9 hrs/day, Monday - Thursday
$35,568.00 - 39,763.00