FINANCIAL AID COUNSELOR/SCHOLARSHIP COORDINATOR
POSITION: FINANCIAL AID COUNSELOR/SCHOLARSHIP COORDINATOR
DEPARTMENT: ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT – FINANCIAL AID
DIVISION: STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
OPEN DATE: NOVEMBER 18, 2022
CLOSING DATE: REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY AND CONTINUE UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED.
Responsibilities: Under limited supervision of the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment of scholarship recipients, outreach, and oversight of scholarship activities under the purview of Enrollment Management. The Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator is responsible for administering all aspects of the University’s scholarship program. The Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator position is housed in the Office of Financial Aid.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience in financial aid, registration, counseling, and/or veteran’s affairs. A master’s degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Exceptional interpersonal skills. Knowledge of Federal, State and private scholarships. Knowledge of State Board rules for community colleges. Knowledge of State Laws, State Board rules, as they apply to scholarships and financial aid. Knowledge of JCSU foundation scholarships and grants. Knowledge of the basic principles of accounting. Knowledge of student record keeping principles. Knowledge of the Privacy Act. Knowledge of the standards of satisfactory academic progress for financial aid. Ability to develop institutional procedures as they relate to financial aid and scholarships. Ability to learn quickly. Ability to work independently. Ability to make independent judgments. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to work with personal computer and mainframe functions. Ability to verify data for accuracy and completeness. Ability to supervise student workers. Ability to counsel students regarding scholarships and financial aid. Ability to address scholarship concerns with minimal supervision. Ability to implement and test scholarship software programs. Ability to work with scholarship donors. Ability to work with the Business Office to balance reports and ensure timely payment of students. Ability to locate new scholarships for students. Ability to create reports for the foundation, donors and University use. Ability to create reports for management, donor and University use. Ability to work in a team environment.
Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.
To apply, please email [email protected] or Fax to (704) 330-1494: Use the Subject Line “Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator”. Include a cover letter, resume, completed JCSU application, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial transcript(s). (Official transcripts will be required of the finalists).
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED - Please be sure to include all documents requested above when applying.
The above information may also be mailed to:
Financial Aid Counselor / Scholarship Coordinator
Johnson C. Smith University
Office of Human Resources
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte NC, 28216
About Johnson C. Smith
Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year-old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, is located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit https://www.jcsu.edu
Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.