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Financial Aid Analyst

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Texas Township Campus

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Posting Number::


Job Title::

Financial Aid Analyst


Texas Township Campus


Full Time

Pay Rate::

$48,726 per year minimum. Salary will be based on education and relevant years of experience beyond the minimum qualifications.

Position Type::



Financial Aid

Job Summary::

Are you passionate about ensuring the smooth operation of financial aid systems to support students’ educational journeys? Do you thrive in an environment where you can implement system changes to improve efficiency? If so, Kalamazoo Valley Community College may have the perfect job opportunity for you.

About Us
Kalamazoo Valley Community College is a comprehensive, fully accredited, public, two-year college in Kalamazoo, MI. We offer associate degrees in more than 60 areas of study and 50 certificate programs. Kalamazoo Valley Community College creates innovative and equitable opportunities that empower all to learn, grow, and thrive.

About the Opportunity
Kalamazoo Valley is seeking a Financial Aid Analyst to serve as a subject matter expert and liaison with the Information Technology department while ensuring systems and processes are functioning as intended and in compliance with federal, state, and institutional regulations and policies. This position also supports and maintains the processing of financial aid.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor for system updates and test system for changes and patches to ensure timely implementation.
  • Perform system roll forwards for semesters and aid years as needed.
  • Work with job scheduling system to ensure the needs of the students, institution, and regulations are all met.
  • Conduct functional systems testing and troubleshoot issues identified.
  • Create and design financial aid batch processes.
  • Manage daily disbursement of financial aid funds to student accounts.
  • Perform transmittals of financial aid to the Department of Education.
  • Reconcile Pell grant amounts monthly, assist with financial aid reporting and communication needs such as gainful employment, loan disclosures, exit counseling, attendance monitoring, standard academic progress, and FISAP.
  • Supervise the Student Financial Services Representatives, who serve as a first point of contact to students entering the office or reaching out in regards to their charges, making a payment, or related to financial aid.

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Skill in utilization of variety of technology tools such as Microsoft Office, student information systems, and reporting software.
  • Skill in problem solving.
  • Skill in attention to detail.
  • Skill in analyzing data.

Minimum Qualifications::

Appropriate education, training, experience and talents are requirements for this position. An example of this would be an Associate degree in an appropriate field and experience equivalent to three years in related work.

Physical Demands::

No specific physical demands identified.

Work Hours::

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Some evening hours required.

Posting Date:


Special Instructions to Applicants::

Please apply online at:
This position will remain posted until filled. Priority will be give to applications received prior to May 20, 2024

EEO Statement:

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.


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