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  • 31 Jan 2024 9:40 AM | Anonymous

    Looking to move into a more technical role and have financial aid experience? This role is for you! 

    You will be responsible for testing and troubleshooting system processes relating to the administration of Title IV aid within the Financial Aid Services team. This will act as the Quality Assurance Analyst for the Financial Aid Management System (FAM) and use their analytical skills to ensure the accurate processing of financial aid.

    Apply Here!

    Competitive wages and hybrid work life balance. 

    Contact Austin Czichotzki for additional information, austin.czichotzki@capella.edu

  • 17 Jan 2024 9:34 AM | Alyssa Gillette

    Financial Aid Counselor

    Full-time, On-Campus, Immediate Start

    The Financial Aid Counselor counsels and advises students and families regarding financing a Crown education including eligibility requirements, application procedures, available programs, budgeting and student loan debt management. This position reports to the Director of Financial Aid.



    • Maintains strong level of customer service by counseling students and parents, in person, by telephone and email;
    • Process and electronically link communications and documents to student records
    • Assist, review and complete verification for applicants selected according to the federal verification rules;
    • Process, review, and assist with the administration of the federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs;
    • Manage, review and process Minnesota Office Of Higher Education reports and programs;
    • Assist in the management of “missing information and tracking” communications;
    • Manage, review and assist with Federal and State Work Study program, eligibility and Community Service partners
    • Assist in the preparation of financial aid records for the annual or semi-annual audit of the office accounts; and
    • Attend training and conferences as necessary to gain knowledge required to perform assigned duties;
    • Assist in the development and presentation of Financial Aid events for Crown College students.



    • Strong computer, analytical, speaking and writing skills;
    • Strong interpersonal, leadership, strategic planning, organizational, managerial and communication skills;
    • Be in agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.



    • A Bachelor’s degree:


    • Minimum of 1 year increased responsibility and success in a Financial Aid Office
    • Higher Education experience


    TO APPLY:      

    Email cover letter and resume to staffjobs@crown.edu

  • 4 Jan 2024 2:23 PM | Anonymous

    Director of Financial Aid (Hybrid)

    Position Information: NWHSU is seeking a dynamic and collaborative individual to join our team as a Director of Financial Aid. Your expertise will play a crucial role in leading the financial aid department, providing strategic financial support to our students, administering financial aid programs, and contributing to the overall success of our institution. The Director of Financial Aid will manage a team of 2 staff and report directly to the Chief Financial Officer. This position provides the opportunity to ensure that students have the financial resources they need to pursue their academic goals.

    Work Location: Bloomington, MN with flexibility to work 1-2 days per week remotely; must live local and be able to come to campus as needed.

    What you need to have?

    • Bachelors degree, required
    • Minimum 7 year's experience in financial aid administration.
    • 5+ years of management experience.
    • Thorough knowledge of state and federal financial aid rules and regulations.
    • Familiar with financial aid management systems and technology.

    Our Benefits:

    NWHSU is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet your current needs and anticipate your future needs. Our generous time away helps you enjoy a healthy work life rhythm.

    • Paid Time Off (earn 22 days per year)
    • Holiday (17 days)
    • 403(b) Plan
    • Medical, dental, vision
    • Discounted and free on-site clinic services for you and your family
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Life insurance
    • EAP and other wellness benefits
    • Tuition Reimbursement for external programs
    • Tuition Reduction for internal programs (includes family members)
    • Employee discount at our campus store
    • On-site fitness center

    NWHSU is a nonprofit organization and full-time employees may be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) through the U.S. Department of Education. For further information please click on this link.

    NWHSU Overview:

    Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor of Acupuncture with a specialization in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Masters' offerings in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Functional and Integrative Nutrition, and Integrative Care, and undergraduate offerings in massage therapy, health sciences, and allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university and intend to be a leader in creating integrative care solutions.

    How to Apply:

    Director of Financial Aid (Hybrid) - Bloomington, MN - Northwestern Health Sciences University Jobs (applicantpro.com)

    Equal Opportunity Employer:

    Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

  • 20 Oct 2023 10:55 AM | Tara Pribnow

    The College Place Director - Minnesota 

    Job Summary

    Under limited direction, oversees and manages the establishment and operation of The College Place, a college access center and program of ECMC Group. Incumbent must be located in the northern region of Minnesota (e.g. Duluth, Bemidji, Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Brainerd, etc.).

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides college access information, including FAFSA preparation and postsecondary admission advising, to the general public, high schools, or community organizations
    • Develops workshops for parents and students to further goals of the Center
    • Provides new ideas and innovations to further enhance the services provided by the Center
    • Provides expertise on all of ECMC’s college access and success programs including financial literacy and student loan repayment
    • Develops programs for The College Place and builds a library of materials and information services
    • Works with management in maintaining an operational budget
    • Coordinates marketing efforts throughout region with corporate office
    • Works closely with the other The College Place access centers directors for training, sharing ideas and mutual support
    • Builds and maintains a network of contacts throughout the educational community in the region to support the goal of The College Place to help students succeed
    • Establishes administrative policies and manages the operation of the center on a day-to-day basis
    • Develops, with management, a strategic plan for the center
    • Develops, in coordination with other ECMC business units, all print materials for the Center
    • Gathers statistics and feedback to determine effectiveness of Center
    • Works with management and ECMC Corporate Services to manage the space design and utilization, furnishings, equipment, and security
    • Must be able to travel up to 30% of the time
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evening hours
    Apply Here: https://basecamp.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ECMC/details/The-College-Place-Director---Minnesota_R4460

    For more information contact Angela Greenly, Director of Student Success at agreenlay@ecmc.org

  • 30 Jun 2023 2:45 PM | Farfum Ladroma
    Classification Title MnSCU Academic Professional - 2
    Working Title Student Success Advisor
    Hire Type Staff
    Division Student Services
    Department Student Success
    Unit Academic Support
    Location Pine City
    FLSA Non-Exempt
    Full/Part Time Full Time
    FTE 1.0
    Employment Condition At Will
    Work Shift Day
    Work Schedule/Hours/Days

    M-F 40 hrs/week, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm with a M-Th 9:30 am – 6:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm rotation every 4th week.

    Posting Details

    Applicants must apply online. Mailed applications will not be considered.

    Salary Minimum $47,899
    Salary Maximum $69,530
    Salary Type Annual
    Bargaining Unit/Plan 214, MAPE


    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 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. 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 consortium agreements. 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.


    1. Provide academic and financial advising to continuing students utilizing knowledge of current curriculum, tutorial services, financial aid, scholarships, and community resources to help students reach their educational goals.

    o Meet with students individually or in groups regularly to monitor academic progress and facilitate students’ development of educational goals, academic success strategies, and course planning through appreciative advising.

    o Provide first-level financial aid advising, assisting with the sound administration of the federal and state aid program as well as college foundation scholarship advising.

    o Facilitate and encourage the use of student services areas, e-services and online resources, DARS, and academic/career planning resources/materials with students.

    o Assess and meet individual students and target group needs by understanding and supporting college-wide services, policies and procedures, and community resources, when appropriate, to include referrals to campus and community resources.

    o Address advising concerns with specific populations including but not limited to; program faculty advisors, first-generation, culturally diverse students, students with disabilities, LGBTQ+, single parents, displaced workers, Veterans, ESOL, and non-traditional students.

    2. Grant Program Development/Records and Documentation

    o Facilitate various state and federal grants including developing and implementing work plans, collecting and evaluating data, meeting reporting requirements, managing grant budgets, coordinating grant events, and providing support for eligible grant students.

    o Develop and implement policies and procedures related to grant activities, including Connect 4 Success (SNAP Employment and Training).

    o Conduct ongoing student case management and tracking as required by various state and federal grants.

    o Enter and report data using approved grant databases and procedures.

    o Ensure all required reports and records are following mandated deadlines, data security and privacy best practices, FERPA rules and regulations, and other pertinent policies and legislation.

    o Work collaboratively with PTCC Business Services and other campus stakeholders to ensure grant activities are coordinated and integrated within appropriate college departments and offices, and that grant requirements and deadlines are met.

    o Identify grant opportunities and assist in grant writing.

    3. Transfer system support.

    o Implement the credit transfer process, including transfer evaluation, while adhering to all applicable federal, state, and system regulations, policies and procedures ensuring data accuracy and student record maintenance.

    o Manage online transfer resources, identify and troubleshoot registration issues, and support academic affairs curriculum efforts from a student record perspective.

    o Lead and process consortium agreements with students and external partners.

    o Act as a resource for directing, training, and supporting student record systems and processes (e.g. DARS, Transferology, ISRS, U.Achieve, or future record programs and technology) and PTCC/MinnState policy interpretation.

    4. Support Pine Technical and Community College and departmental mission, vision, and strategic goals as assigned by the supervisor or college administration.

    o Develop peer networking opportunities to support organic student connections, resources and social identity for underserved student populations and student groups (such as parenting students, first-generation college students, underrepresented students, etc.).

    o Serve as a liaison between internal Minnesota State workgroups and external partners in relation to student retention, transfer, and success initiatives.

    5. Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth function of the college and maintain the reputation of the college as a viable community partner.

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

    Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State’s Administrative Unit., which can be found at: https://mn.gov/mmb/employee-relations/labor-relations/labor/mnscu.jsp.

    APPLY HERE: https://pinetech.peopleadmin.com/postings/1591  

  • 22 Jun 2023 11:45 AM | Anonymous
    The Financial Aid Office at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time Financial Aid Counselor.

    St. Catherine University is committed to serving students who need and want financial assistance. The Financial Aid Office administers in excess of $100 million in student financial aid annually from federal, state, institutional, and private sources to students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Our team collaborates with students to ensure they understand their options, choices and commitments. The Financial Aid Counselor will join a team with long-standing dedication to St. Catherine University and to growing a diverse student body. The Financial Aid Counselor administers and awards federal, state, institutional and private aid to students. For many students financial aid is a critical component of their decision to join us at St. Catherine University.


    • Represent St. Catherine University to diverse student applicants and their families as a collaborative and helpful campus resource, providing excellent customer service to all.
    • Counsel students and parents from a wide array of backgrounds regarding eligibility and requirements for federal, state, institutional, and private student financial aid programs to meet student needs.
    • Review student financial aid applications and determine eligibility following federal, state, and institutional policies.
    • Complete federal Verification and resolve conflicting data.
    • Repackage or revise aid due to student status changes and evaluate applications where there are extenuating circumstances.
    • Prepare and deliver financial aid presentations to the campus community and external audiences.
    • Liaise with community stakeholders for teacher grant and scholarship programs.
    • Collaborate with team members to update financial aid application materials and procedures and regulations and requirements change.

    Employees at St. Kate’s feel a deep connection to the University’s Mission and Vision, and they live their values at work. Benefits available to full-time employees include:

    • Three weeks of accrued vacation time as well as fourteen (14) paid holidays and six paid “gift” days when the university is closed.
    • Accrued sick time.
    • Free tuition for employees and reduced tuition for their families after one year of service
    • Health, dental, and vision insurance
    • 403b retirement plan access
    • Six weeks of paid parental leave after one year of service.

    Wage range: $45,000 to $50,000

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Associate Degree
    • One (1) year experience in higher education in offices like financial aid, admissions, or other student services areas.
    • Dedication to providing excellent customer service to St. Catherine University community
    • Ability and desire to work with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds
    • Proven ability to work as a team member, exceptional organizational and interpersonal communication skills
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and institutional financial aid policies and regulations
    • Ability to think creatively and analytically to resolve complex problems
    • Ability to analyze and interpret data and make independent decisions
    • Keen attention to detail and accuracy; ability to follow thorough and resolve conflict
    • Demonstrated proficiency with computer mainframe and software
    • Ability to meet deadlines and process a high volume of work with great accuracy
    • Experience using the Banner information database
    We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

    Application Deadline: July 9, 2023. For a full description of this position, or to apply,  visit https://stcatherine.peopleadmin.com/postings/8099

  • 14 Mar 2023 5:53 PM | Anonymous

    We have an exciting opportunity at Saint Paul College! Saint Paul College is currently accepting applications to fill the new Assistant Director of Financial Aid position. Applications will open through March 24, 2023. Review of applications will begin March 27, 2023. For more information and to apply for this position, visit us at https://saintpaul.peopleadmin.com/postings/1977.

    Please share with your networks!


    Bao Yang-Moua
    Financial Aid Director
    Saint Paul College

  • 4 Mar 2023 12:36 PM | Julie Selander
    Hello everyone,

    I wanted to share two open positions in our One Stop Student Services service organization at the University of Minnesota. The priority application deadline for both positions is Friday, March 17. You can find more information about the positions at the links below. Please feel free to share among your networks as well.

    Associate Director, One Stop Student Services

    Associate Director, Student Account Assistance & Third Party Billing

    Have a great weekend.



    Julie A. Selander, Ph.D.

    Director, One Stop Student Services & University Veterans Services

    University of Minnesota

    goode021@umn.edu | 612-625-6579

    Pronouns: she, her, hers

  • 8 Feb 2023 4:13 PM | Julie Selander

    The following jobs are currently posted for One Stop Student Services at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Please click on the job posting links below for more information and feel free to share these opportunities with others in your networks! 


    Julie A. Selander, Ph.D.

    Director, One Stop Student Services & University Veterans Services

    University of Minnesota

    goode021@umn.edu | 612-625-6579

    Pronouns: she, her, hers

  • 26 Jan 2023 8:50 AM | Scott Roelke

    We have a great opportunity at Dakota County Technical College for folks interested in Accessibility Services.  You would be joining a nimble Student Affairs team which is solution-oriented and truly student-centered in both philosophy and action.  If you, or someone you know, is interested in this  position, applications are being accepted through February 10, 2023 at:


    Job Posting Details:

    Director of Educational Access and Disability Resources

    Classification: MnSCU Academic Professional 2

    Job Summary:

    The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and oversee the daily operations and administration of the Accessibility Services Office to ensure access and implement coordinated support services and programming for students with documented disabilities to enhance their academic success. Duties include, but are not limited to: assessing student needs, providing advocacy and support, program development, ensuring the provision of reasonable accommodations, serving as a campus wide college resource and expert in disability law and policy, including The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Minnesota State Access and Accommodations Policy (1B.4). This position serves as the student campus ADA contact and coordinator. In addition, this position provides education, training, and/or support for prospective and current students and their parents, faculty, and staff of the college and high schools regarding accessibility student issues.

    This position also provides professional level academic, career, financial aid, and transfer advising services to students at Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) in collaboration with other college professionals.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Three years’ experience working with people with disabilities
    • Experience with legal requirements of Americans with Disability Act and Section504 of the Rehabilitation Act
    • Ability to review documentation and assess need for accommodations
    • Demonstrated experience providing excellent customer service to students,families, staff, faculty, and the community
    • Ability to collaborate with a team to assess and proactively support academic,social, and basic needs
    • Computer proficiency including ability to serve students virtually

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in rehabilitation counseling, social work, human services,counseling or related field
    • Higher education experience in areas of accessibility services, advising or careerand educational planning; experience collaborating with faculty
    • Strong communication skills: written, verbal, and listening
    • Strong interpersonal skills: face-to-face and virtually
    • Knowledge and experience of laws related to the confidentiality of studentrecords in higher education setting
    • Knowledge of adaptive technology and universal design

    How to Apply:

    Submit your online application and supporting information to: https://dctcihcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2007


    Unlimited, Full-Time

    Bargaining Unit:

    214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

    Posting Date:

    January 13, 2023

    Application Deadline:

    February 10, 2023


    Rosemount, MN


    $22.94 - $33.30/Hourly; $47,899 - $69,530/Annually

    If you have a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this selection process, please contact the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at hr@dctc.edu or 651-423-8411; MN Relay Services,

    800-627-3529Dakota County Technical College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator.

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