Financial Aid Systems Coordinator

Colorado Mountain College   Glenwood Springs, CO   Full-time     Banking
Posted on February 22, 2023
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Financial Aid Systems Coordinator

Colorado Mountain College

Central Services Glenwood Springs

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Financial Aid, the Financial Aid Systems Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of computer systems and technology for the department. In partnership with others, this position will work towards automation for complex financial aid functions, ensuring compliance with procedures and use of data and systems. The Financial Aid Systems Coordinator must combine a high level of information systems competencies with financial aid regulatory requirements. Typically, the position works with direct supervision while interacting with the IT Service Desk staff and members of the application development team in gaining insight to business processes, terminology and best practices which prove helpful in problem identification and resolution. The position will require occasional travel and representation at college-wide meetings and/or evening and weekend hours at times for the successful completion of duties. View/download job description including hiring salary range: Financial Aid Systems Coordinator Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards) Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples may include a Bachelor’s Degree and two years related experience, or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position. Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: Key skills for this position are the ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. Skill in the research, development, and evaluation of policies and programs, including skill in the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Expertise in investigating and analyzing problems with a broad administrative impact and implications. The individual will be responsible for the financial aid system and assist with training in a team environment. This individual should possess expert knowledge and experience in financial aid systems and operations. Preferred experience with Colleague or other Student Management Systems; knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of computer information systems; proven experience with troubleshooting principles, methodologies and issue resolution techniques. Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills. Knowledge of the logic of computer applications and demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge to solve routine, extraordinary, and complex office problems. Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.

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