Financial Aid Counselor/Student Loan Coordinator
St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City is accepting résumés for the position of Financial Aid Counselor/Student Loan Coordinator (FAC/SLC). The FAC/SLC works with applicants, students, and parents regarding financial aid, scholarships, and work-study employment. The FAC/SLC must be knowledgeable of federal, State and Institutional rules, regulations and procedures related to student aid. In addition, the FAC/SLC must remain current on US Tax rules, tax benefits for parents, tuition waivers, and consortium agreements. The incumbent is responsible for correctly processing applications, verifying application data, determining eligibility, management and processing of all federal, state, institutional and outside awards. This position requires a great deal of interaction with people and will entail frequent use of computer programs.
Qualifications include, but not limited to: High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree with 4 years progressively responsible financial aid experience is preferred; exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adjust to shifting priorities. Must have working knowledge of federal, state, and college regulations that govern the administration of the financial aid programs; and working knowledge and effective use of computer applications such as Google, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and relational database reporting tools. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1700, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/45220. Questions may be directed to Financial Aid at 240-895-3000.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.