Associate Director of Financial Aid-Rio Grande College
Required: Bachelor’s degree. Two years of responsible student financial aid experience. Two years of management of employees and supervision of tasks. Knowledge of financial aid; ability to utilize computer technology including mainframe and PC dual systems; effective oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with a diverse population; ability to work independently.
Preferred: Master’s degree. Experience with Banner. Knowledge of computerized financial aid delivery systems.
Primary Responsibilities: Essential: Manage correspondence with students, manage distribution of letters for awards, loan notifications, loan returns, return of Title IV Funds for RGC. Review of applications, file verifications, award processing, advising students, participation in recruiting, maintenance of student records in compliance with federal regulations. Manage Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) compliance process, monitoring students’ progress. Serve on RGC SAP Appeals Committee and RGC Scholarship Committee. Posts RGC awards in Banner. Manages RGC PASE non-resident tuition waiver program. Coordinate student aid consortium agreement with Southwest Texas Jr. College; electronic application processing and SAR correcting using CPS program; administer short term loan program; assists with daily jobs and reports, lifting of ISIR SAR C-Flags. Assists with federal/state reports, coordinate the activities of counselors and student assistants; Processes financial aid staff travel and work study authorizations, manage financial aid operations at three campuses; and other duties as assigned.
Non-Essential: Data entry; process mail correspondence.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Position is Security Sensitive.
Other Information: Usual: Office conditions; office hours 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday. Exempt from overtime provisions. Some travel is required as is some occasional weekend work. Position is Security Sensitive.