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  • 28 Sep 2022 9:32 AM | Benjamin Flikeid (Administrator)

    The University of MN - Twin Cities campus, Office of Student Finance is seeking applicants for a position in the Loan Unit.

    Primary duties include managing the private loan program, which includes certifying applications, return of funds, and answering questions. Professional Judgement includes being a member of the SAP committee. 

    This position includes working remotely as well as some in office time. (Sorry that's vague but we are expecting more details from our Director later this month).

    If you have questions, please email me at schmi138@umn.edu

    ·  Student Finance Counselor 2, Job Code 8462SF (Civil Service)

    o    Reports to M.E.G. Calabrese

    o    https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/int/351576 (link for U of M applicants)

    o    https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/351576 (link for external applicants)


  • 21 Sep 2022 3:13 PM | Farfum Ladroma

    As part of Pine Technical and Community College’s commitment to student success and ongoing institutional effectiveness, this position is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating retention-based outreach and student success initiatives for a diverse student population, specifically first-generation, low income, and historically underrepresented.

    The position will provide academic and financial aid advising to PTCC’s Transfer Pathway programs. In addition, the position oversees college-wide policies and processes that ensure the ease of transfer both to and from Pine Technical and Community College. This position will coordinate and facilitate the various functions as PTCC Veterans Affair School Certifying Officer. Other key functions include the management of transfer and credit for prior learning (CPL) evaluation policies, processes, and procedures. This position provides academic and financial aid advising, training, and process guidance to students, program faculty, counselors and others on matters related to transfer and CPL. This position will work closely with the Registrar function as needed, including but not limited to Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) maintenance, student registration system edits and campus registration events.

    Learn more about Pine Technical and Community College at http://www.pine.edu.

    Please visit our posting for more details of the position including qualifications.

    Link to posting: https://pinetech.peopleadmin.com/postings/1530 

    Contact Brenda Skluzacek with questions at brenda.skluzacek@pine.edu or 320-629-5115.

    Closing Date: 9/30/2022

  • 20 Sep 2022 9:54 AM | Alyssa Gillette


    Join our team! Crown College is looking for an Assistant Director of Financial Aid.

    We seek an individual to serve in a significant management role within the Financial Aid department by overseeing specific operations and personnel critical to its success. Along with this responsibility, the Assistant Director counsels and advises students and families regarding financing a Crown education including eligibility requirements, application procedures, available programs, budgeting and student loan debt management.  The Assistant Director represents the Director as appropriate.

    The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership skills, a vision for growth and most importantly, a strong commitment to provide outstanding service to our current and prospective students.

    Crown College is the Midwest regional college of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and holds to a strong evangelical Christian position. We believe that employment at Crown College is an opportunity for individuals to fulfill their personal callings in life, as well as to assist the College in fulfilling its mission to provide a biblically based education for Christian leadership in the Christian and Missionary Alliance, the church at large and the world.

    To read the full job description and to apply visit us at https://www.crown.edu/careers

    This is a full-time, exempt position.

    To apply, email cover letter and resume to staffjobs@crown.edu 



  • 16 Sep 2022 11:54 AM | Craig Sanderson

    Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU) is currently accepting applications to fill an Assistant Director of Financial Aid position.  This position provides leadership and supports the development, implementation, and oversight of the University’s comprehensive student financial assistance program with emphasis on managing aid application tracking, packaging, and disbursement processes, and the administration of student loan programs and federal and state grant programs. Significant responsibilities include assurance of compliance with federal and state regulations, data collection and reporting, oversight of reconciliation requirements, and serving as the University’s subject matter expert on policies related to these programs.

    Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and three years direct financial aid administration experience in a college/university setting.

    For more information and to apply for this position, go to the MSU Mankato Employment website: https://minnesotastate.peopleadmin.com/postings/2231.

    Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2022.

    Additional information about the University can be found at https://mankato.mnsu.edu/.

    Greater Mankato is centrally located in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to transportation routes and Minneapolis-St. Paul. For more information about the region, visit https://greatermankato.com/.

    Minnesota State University, Mankato is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University and a member of the Minnesota State System. 

  • 14 Sep 2022 9:09 AM | Amanda Cantú (Administrator)

    The University of St. Thomas continues to seek qualified candidates to apply for the Administrative Assistant II position within the Department of Financial Aid.

    JOB SUMMARY

    Responsible for direct service to prospective and continuing students (and parents) for all St. Thomas programs (2-year, 4-year and graduate). Provide customers with information about the complex process of applying for financial aid.  Advise students/parents regarding the requirements of financial aid, the payment of financial aid to the student account and general information about the student’s account charges and the e-billing process.  Schedule appointments for current and prospective students to visit financial aid counselors and support the customer care counter, receive guests and advise and direct as necessary. 

    Collaborate daily with the entire financial aid team (Advisors, Senior Advisors, Associate Directors, Director).  Directly assist staff with at least one area of financial aid program responsibility and manage specialized daily, weekly and monthly reports and reconciliation processes therein.

    Responsible for the effective and efficient flow (and evaluation) of required supporting documentation in the Financial Aid Office (citizenship information, tax information, etc.).  Understand the details and complexities of financial aid eligibility and the direct impact that documentation has on student aid eligibility and the university’s compliance with federal and state requirements. Responsible for directly impacting the delivery of all institutional, federal, state and private financial aid funds.   Work directly impacts recruitment and retention of students.   

    For more information and application, visit the University of St. Thomas employment website: https://staffemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/6229/administrative-assistant-ii/job

    Come join an amazing team! 

  • 8 Sep 2022 10:05 AM | Amanda Cantú (Administrator)

    The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Coordinator III position within the Financial Aid department. 

    JOB SUMMARY

    Responsible for direct service to prospective and continuing students, (and parents), for all St. Thomas programs, (2-year, 4-year and graduate). Provide customers with information about the complex process of applying for financial aid.  Advise students/parents regarding the requirements of financial aid, the payment of financial aid to the student account and general information about the student’s account charges and the e-billing process.  Schedule appointments for current and prospective students to visit financial aid counselors and support the customer care counter, receive guests and advise and direct as necessary. 

    Collaborate daily with the entire financial aid team, (advisors, senior advisors, associate directors, and director).  Directly assist staff with at least one area of financial aid program responsibility and manage specialized daily, weekly and monthly reports and reconciliation processes therein.

    Responsible for the effective and efficient flow, (and evaluation), of required supporting documentation in the Financial Aid Office, (citizenship information, tax information, etc.).  Understand the details and complexities of financial aid eligibility and the direct impact that documentation has on student aid eligibility and the university’s compliance with federal and state requirements. Responsible for directly impacting the delivery of all institutional, federal, state and private financial aid funds. Work directly impacts recruitment and retention of students.   

    The Coordinator III is required to: 1) master technical processes, (Banner, Optix, Microsoft Office, Scholarnet, Salesforce, etc.); 2) develop a complete understanding of all federal, state and institutional financial aid programs, regulations, policies and procedures; 3) provide excellent customer service and utilize problem solving skills; 4) understand systems and processes, identify possible improvements and implement improvements as appropriate. Must be able to build relationships and interact with a wide variety of people. 

    For more information or to apply, visit the University of St. Thomas employment website: https://staffemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/6455/coordinator-iii%2c-financial-aid/job


  • 3 Aug 2022 9:36 AM | Amanda Cantú (Administrator)

    Position: MnSCU Academic Supervisor 2 (Director of Financial Aid)

    Appointment: Full Time – Unlimited

    Salary Range: $63,642 - $92,143 annually

    Application Deadline: August 28, 2022

    Position Responsibilities: The purpose of this position is to oversee and manage the financial aid department at Lake Superior College. The incumbent supervises the financial aid staff, manages the department’s daily operations, establishes and implements College policies and procedures related to financial aid, and oversees the College’s compliance with Federal, State, and Minnesota State regulations and policies related to student financial aid. This position oversees the revenue and expenditure of more than $18,000,000 in student financial aid annually, analyzes financial aid laws and regulations, formulates systems to process student aid efficiently, and communicates with internal stakeholders about the college’s financial aid department. The incumbent serves as an intricate member of the Student Success and Retention Team focused on student access, retention, persistence, and success. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs.

    Position Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications (expected to have to enter job)

    · Bachelor’s degree in a related field and five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    · Three years of experience in a supervisory role

    · Knowledge of a variety of governing compliance agencies as well as their regulations and policies

    · Ability to work in a dynamic training environment

    · Ability to supervise effectively and work with all faculty and staff members

    · Ability to communicate clearly in writing and oral presentations

    · Ability to work with computers and the applicable software to run programs needed by the center

    Preferred Qualifications:

    · Master’s degree in a related field

    · Knowledge of MN State policy, procedures, and contractual requirements

    · Knowledge of local, state, and national safety rules and safe workplace procedures

    · Demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity, and success in addressing the challenges and opportunities inherent to historically underserved populations.

    Application Process: You must apply online through government jobs. The link is at http://www.lsc.edu/employment/ . Posting will remain open until August 28, 2022. Mailed applications will not be considered. Questions about the position may be directed to Human Resources (218-733-1068).

    Lake Superior College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

    We are an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.


  • 29 Jun 2022 4:14 PM | Farfum Ladroma

    Financial Aid Coordinator (MnSCU Academic Professional 3)

    Pine Technical and Community College, Pine City, Minnesota

    As part of Pine Technical and Community College’s commitment to student success and ongoing institutional effectiveness, this position is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating financial aid services linked to retention-based outreach and student success initiatives to a diverse student population, specifically first generation, low income, and historically underrepresented.

    The primary purpose of this professional position is to serve as the technical expert and resource to students, parents, faculty, staff, and outside constituents regarding various financial aid programs, eligibility requirements, and regulations. This position will have an extensive understanding of state and financial aid rules and regulations to help students maximize their financial aid eligibility. This position will provide, on a daily basis, clear, understandable guidance to the Student Success team on what additional information is needed to determine financial aid eligibility and awards. To do this, the Coordinator will attend annual trainings and Minnesota State work groups to maintain current information on accurate financial aid related verifications, complete data/grant reporting, provide guidance to students to resolve problems and overcome barriers under limited supervision with an emphasis on professionalism and customer service. This position will lead and coordinate the verification process, MN State Grant programs, educational loan programs, and PTCC student employment programs. The position maintains professional relationships with students, college departments, and faculty and has knowledge of the college’s goals and objectives so that office activities are consistent with the overall educational program. Immediate supervision is provided by a high-level administration through the Director of Student Success.

    Please visit our posting for more details of the position including qualifications.


    Link to Posting:
    https://pinetech.peopleadmin.com/postings/1520

    Contact Brenda Skluzacek with questions at brenda.skluzacek@pine.edu or 320-629-5115.

    Closing Date: 7/11/2022


  • 29 Jun 2022 4:12 PM | Farfum Ladroma

    Student Success Advisor-Basic Needs (MnSCU Academic Professional 2)

    Pine Technical and Community College, Pine City, Minnesota

    As part of Pine Technical and Community College’s commitment to student success and ongoing institutional effectiveness, this position is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating retention-based outreach and student success initiatives to a diverse student population, specifically first-generation, low-income, and historically underrepresented. 

     

    The position will provide academic and financial aid advising to current and prospective students with an emphasis on relationship building between the student and advisor. In addition, the position coordinates and facilitates the execution of various state and federal grants with a primary focus on serving underrepresented students. Key functions include building awareness, acting as a liaison with all internal and external partners, collaborating with the Academic and Student Affairs (ASA) department to ensure accuracy with the availability of PTCC Basic Needs Resources, as well as providing academic/financial aid advising and case-management to students.

     

    In addition, this position will also serve as the primary coordinator for non-academic student support (Basic Needs Resources) on campus with the goal of enhancing student persistence, retention, and completion.  

    Please visit our posting for more details of the position including qualifications.


    Link to Posting:
    https://pinetech.peopleadmin.com/postings/1518

    Contact Brenda Skluzacek with questions at brenda.skluzacek@pine.edu or 320-629-5115.

    Closing Date: 7/11/2022


  • 10 Jun 2022 8:41 AM | Bonnie Scheffler

    South Central College is currently seeking an Unlimited Full-time Financial Aid Advisor (MnSCU Academic Professional 1) to serve college-wide, based on the Faribault campus.

    This position exists to serve as a key service point for internal and external customers to provide necessary information and assistance in guiding students through the financial aid process. This position provides high-quality, professional customer service to internal and external customers. In addition, this position will have specific responsibility for loan processing, the Second Chance Pell program and financial aid outreach activities.

    For further information about the position and application process, go to www.southcentral.edu/hr

    *Apply today! Deadline to apply for this opening is June 17th, 2022.

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