Loras College
  • Financial Planning
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • To be discussed at time of interview
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Time Salaried Benefits


Loras College is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is inclusive, rich in diversity, and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

POSITION SUMMARY

As a member of the Enrollment Management Division, this position serves as manager of financial aid information and processing.   Assists students in completing financial aid applications based on their unique circumstances.  Administers various forms of student financial aid including federal, state and institutional program funds for the College's student population.  Assists with award processing, disbursement and compliance monitoring and reporting.  Responsible for auditing and reconciling financial aid accounts and packaging financial aid awards. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Coordinates all processes related to loans.
  • Assists students and parents with completing financial aid applications.
  • Provides financial aid counseling to students and parents
  • Packages and new and returning student awards.
  • Monitors returning students for satisfactory academic progress
  • Communicates complex information effectively, both through group presentations and one-on-one advising situations.
  • Participates in student orientation sessions.
  • Monitors Perkins and institutional loan delinquent accounts
  • Provides exit counseling.
  • Assists in coordinating annual Datatel set-up.
  • Handles confidential work with tact and discretion.
  • Attends state and federal meetings and workshops as necessary for professional development.
  • Maintains close liaison with Admissions, Registrar, Business Office, Human and Organizational Development/Payroll, Advancement Office and Information Technology.
  • Supports the mission and vision of the College and respects the College's Catholic tradition.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Manages annual reviews of Loras College Financial Aid website and net price calculator.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
  • Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.
  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Negotiation Skills - Ability to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Self Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education: Bachelor's Degree in business related field.  

Experience:  Previous work experience in a financial setting, preferably in a college/university environment.

Computer Skills:  Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite.  Competency with complex software applications, specifically database and web-based tools.

Other Requirements:  Ability to prioritize work and meet multiple deadlines.  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, students, parents and other college employees, using a teamwork approach.  Ability to think creatively to improve processes as it relates to our students and families' experience. Fluent in Spanish preferred.

Please go to https://loras.applicantpool.com/jobs/ to apply. You must include a cover letter and resume. 

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