Director of Financial Aid

Watertown, New York
Oct 12, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Jefferson Community College
Watertown, NY 13601

Director of Financial Aid

Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY, a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is conducting a search for a full-time Director of Financial Aid. Reporting to the Dean of Enrollment, this position is a key member of the Enrollment Services leadership team and provides strategic leadership for financial aid operations and services to students regarding financial concerns. This position requires excellent management and data analysis skills as well as proficiency using technology and ability to manage regulatory requirements to meet vital compliance and reporting obligations. The position also requires a strong task orientation, attention to detail, supervision of staff, and ability to work effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.

Required: Bachelor’s Degree and 7 years appropriate professional experience, or Master’s Degree and 5 years appropriate professional experience

Preferred: Experience in college financial aid or related field; leadership experience in college financial aid is preferred. Jefferson Community College seeks candidates who demonstrate a record of innovation and excellence in providing student-centered service, and who have organizational and management skills.

To Apply:  Send letter of application, a completed JCC employment application, resume, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial transcripts via email to [email protected] or mail to: Human Resources, Dept. #25, Jefferson Community College, 1220 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY 13601. Review of applications will begin immediately.

For consideration, completed applications must be received by 4:00 pm on Friday, November 2, 2018. Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses. For a detailed job description, more information about JCC, and an employment application, visit

Jefferson Community College is an equal opportunity employer that aims to become a model institution for diversity and invites multicultural professionals from all backgrounds to contribute to its aspiration for building an inclusive community where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their potential.