Northern Essex Community College serves approximately 6,000 credit students each semester on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts. Our suburban Haverhill campus sits on 106 acres near Kenoza Lake and features a Technology Center and an award-winning Student One-Stop Center. Our urban Lawrence campus is growing rapidly, including a Health Technologies Center and additional leased space at Riverwalk Properties. Both campuses are a short drive to Boston and to the beaches and state parks along the coast.
NECC has been building an organizational culture that prizes initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our Lawrence campus was the first college in New England designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty over the last ten years, and are one of four Massachusetts colleges participating in the national Achieving the Dream initiative, which aims to improve success for low-income students and students of color at community colleges.
FULL-TIME FINANCIAL AID COUNSELOR/WORK STUDY COORDINATOR: Student Financial Services/Enrollment Services; Haverhill Campus; MCCC/MTA Unit Position; 37.5 hours per week, Student Financial Services is open, Monday/Thursday/Friday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, and Tuesday/Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM; The staff member is required to work one (1) possibly two (2) late nights a week which is subject to change based on the needs of the office. This position also requires Saturdays and late evenings during peak enrollment periods for the fall and spring semesters.
Anticipated Start Date: March 15, 2019
RESPONSIBILITIES: This position serves as the Work Study Coordinator for Student Financial Services and supports our Financial Aid Front Desk at the Haverhill Campus with coverage as needed and will advise students about their financial aid eligibility, the application procedures, aid programs costs, debt management and financial planning. Ensures compliance with all applicable Federal, State and College regulations and policies.
This position has a student caseload, which includes but is not limited to the review of student applications for financial aid to determine financial need and award aid according to government and institutional regulations;
Evaluates documentation provided by students; performs verification and conflicting data resolution;
Exercises professional judgment, assists with processing financial aid appeals, special circumstances and dependency overrides;
As the Work Study Coordinator, the staff member will oversee the hiring and awarding of work study funds as set forth by NECC;
Will serve as a website content writer/editor.
Bachelor's Degree required and one(1) to two(2) years of experience working in a Financial Aid Office or another office within Enrollment Services; Knowledge of federal and state financial aid regulations and programs are required; Must be self-motivated; have the ability to problem solve; be able to communicate effectively with students, staff and the community and have a commitment to customer service; Able to work in fast pace team environment; Must be able to respond effectively to questions and prepare materials in response to inquiries; Strong time management skills are required; Knowledge of Microsoft Office required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Banner Student Information Systems experience preferred; Experience working in community college and/or One-Stop Enrollment Services setting preferred.
Additional Information: SALARY:
Anticipated salary range $44,852.00 - $50,954.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package; Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system; Pay grade 3.
DEADLINE: February 21, 2019 POST#: 169655
Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service and national origin and any other protected class in its education programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and related statutes and regulations, Affirmative Action, non-discrimination policies, and Title IX compliance/sexual harassment: Human Resources Director Justine Caron, B-219, 978-556-3956/ firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: https://www.necc.mass.edu/clery
Internal Number: 107249
About Northern Essex Community College
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.
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