Financial Aid Program Coordinator

Colorado Mountain College   Glenwood Springs, CO   Part-time     Education
Posted on October 13, 2021
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Financial Aid Program Coordinator

Central Services Glenwood Springs

Under the general supervision of the Director of Financial Aid, the Federal Programs Coordinator assists the financial aid staff with federal program maintenance, reconciliation and administration of FSA programs including the Federal Direct Loan and Pell Grant programs.  This position also serves as liaison to the Business Office, Student Accounts and Accounts Payable departments. This position utilizes technology, focusing on aspects of reporting, internal policies and procedures, compliance with all regulations, training Financial Aid team and others.

Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards

Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples of ideal qualifications may include an Associate’s Degree and two years of experience in a closely related field, or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position.

Degree in Accounting, Business, or related field preferred. Direct experience in Financial Aid in Higher Education preferred.

Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: Microsoft office: Word, Excel, One Note and Outlook are used on a regular basis. Position involves use of accounting fundamentals, audit and reconciliation duties as well has the ability to use independent judgement, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

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