Position title
Associate Director of Financial Aid

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is hiring an Associate Director of Financial Aid to join our Student Affairs department. If you’re interested in a role that allows you to serve rural schools with their financial aid needs, we encourage you to apply! CCCS provides generous leave, excellent benefits, and flexible work schedules, including hybrid-remote work within the state of Colorado.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Rural Processing Center and providing support and leadership to the individual rural college Financial Aid Directors. This position directly supervises the System Office Financial Aid Specialists. You will provide assistance to the System Office Financial Aid Director in the oversight of all Title IV and financial aid processes within the Financial Aid System community, including verification, packaging, funds management, Return of Title IV and Satisfactory Academic Progress that are compliant with both state and federal regulations. Additionally, you will act as a direct liaison between the CCCS Financial Aid Office and the CCCS-IT Division for process development and improvement in Ellucian Banner and other available CCCS resources.

Examples of Duties

  • Assist the Financial Aid Director in Banner End-User development to automate and streamline financial aid processes enabling College staff to concentrate on student focused processes while providing quality assurance processing in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Serve as primary liaison to CCCS-IT in the development of Banner enhancements, upgrades, COGNOS reports and enhancement requests.
  • Directly supervise and manage staff of the CCCS Financial Aid Processing Center who perform financial aid processing for CCCS Rural Colleges. Direct centralized processing, which includes making decisions to meet compliance requirements for complex processes such as FAFSA Dataload, Verification, Packaging, Satisfactory Academic Progress, and Quality Assurance processing of the work performed. Work directly with the rural Financial Aid Directors to ensure seamless processing of financial aid documentation.
  • Keep current on federal, state, and institutional regulations, policies, guidelines, and procedures. Develop professionally by attending training, staff meetings, campus meetings, and reading professional web sites and publications.
  • Identify training and procedural needs for systemwide Financial Aid staff and alert the Financial Aid Directors of those needs. Facilitate ongoing training as needed. Develop thorough understanding of best practices in financial aid processing and train staff to implement those practices.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for the degree.
  • Three years of experience processing federal, state, and institutional financial aid in Ellucian Banner.

To view the full job announcement and to apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cccs/systemoffice/jobs/4561681/associate-director-of-financial-aid.

Job Location
9101 E Lowry Blvd, Denver, Colorado, 80230, USA
Job Type
Employment Type
$103,000 Per year
Date posted
July 1, 2024
Valid through
July 15, 2024
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