Basic Function: Advise
students, parents, faculty, staff, and other constituents on financial aid,
and administer financial aid programs to ensure compliance with federal,
state, and institutional regulations.
Required – Bachelor’s degree.
Preferred –Experience in
higher educational setting or related business/financial field.
of all academic transcripts are required.Unofficial copies are acceptable at the time of application.Upon receipt of a conditional offer of
employment, a complete set of original transcripts will be required.
Qualities and Characteristics:
Must deal courteously and tactfully with the public, both over the
phone and face-to-face.
Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and demonstrate
attention to detail.
Demonstrate ability to work under extremely busy conditions while
maintaining accuracy and meticulous records.
Demonstrate ability to work independently with minimal
supervision, be self-motivated, and have good problem solving skills.
Demonstrate computer proficiency and skills in written and oral
communications, proofreading, and spelling.
Demonstrate ability to work effectively within a team environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
include but are not limited to:
students, parents, faculty, staff and other constituents with the
financial aid process, the completion of appropriate forms, and use
independent judgment to advise accordingly.
Maintain familiarity of federal and
state regulations and College policy and procedures in order to
administer campus financial aid operations in accordance with same.
Assist in the authorization of aid
eligibility, recording, processing and disbursing of federal, state, and
institutional financial aid programs and ensure compliance.
Conduct appropriate follow-up contact
with students to resolve data discrepancies as required according to
regulation and policy.
Verify student file information and
make corrections with federal processor prior to awarding in accordance
with regulations and College policy and procedure.
Assist with the management process of
daily office operations.
Disseminate general financial aid
information and forms.
Manage all financial aid forms and
documentation to ensure accuracy and maintain appropriate quantities.
the accuracy and understandability of publications, internet and
literature to assure that adequate financial aid information is provided
and distributed to students in compliance with federal
requirements.Make revisions and
/or create the publications and literature to ensure that the
information is maintained and up to date.
10.Record, process, and maintain accurate
records in the computer system(s).
11.Balance and reconcile accounts for year-end
down electronic loan guarantees and EFT loan disbursements and according to
federal timelines, send appropriate communication to notify students.
in administration of the financial aid probation/suspension policy to
determine student probation/suspension status, notify students, and record
Manage work-study job descriptions and ensure
that they are updated and accurately recorded.
the recording and reconciling of all sponsorships with the Business Office.
and maintain information on scholarship recipients, the award amounts, and
the continual eligibility of scholarship recipients.
17.Assist in the preparing of various
federal, state, and institutional financial aid reports in a timely and
Entrance and Exit Interview reporting requirements so completed in
appropriate time, and mail Federal Exit Counseling requirements to applicable
students within the federal deadline.
in the development and presentation of internal and external financial aid
and implement default reduction plan.
new ideas and initiatives to enhance and streamline office operations.
in the development of department goals.
on College committees as appropriate.
other duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to
describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance
expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive
listing of work requirements.Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Wage/Salary Range:$28,000 to $31,000
Application Closing Date:Applications accepted until position is
filled; review of applications to begin immediately.
Northwest Iowa Community College is continually seeking adjunct faculty. Masters degree or equivalent required. To apply for adjunct Arts & Sciences faculty positions, submit the following to the Dean-Arts & Sciences Division, Northwest Iowa Community College, 603 West Park Street, Sheldon, IA 51201:
• Adjunct Job Application Form
• Cover letter indicating which courses you are qualified to teach;
• Transcripts (Unofficial copies are acceptable at this time. Upon receipt
of a conditional officer of
employment, you must provide a complete original
transcript of credits.); and
For more information on adjunct positions, contact Dr. Rhonda Pennings, Dean, at 1-712-324-5061, ext. 188, or e-mail email@example.com.
APPLICATION PROCESS:Applications will be accepted until
4:30 p.m. on the stated closing date.If submitting by mail, allow sufficient time so that it is received by
the closing date.Application
screening and interviewing will not be done until after the closing date
unless noted otherwise.
application form must be completed and submitted by the specified time. A resume may be included, but will not take
the place of a fully completed application form. Do not state "See
Resume" in place of completing the respective information requested on
the application form. Please remember
to sign your application. When
of all academic transcripts must be included.
will be reviewed by the appointed selection committee.Only applicants with completed materials
will be considered.Appointments will
be scheduled with those applicants selected for interviewing.Interview travel costs are at the
applicant's expense unless stated otherwise.All applicants will be notified in writing once the position is
For information contact: Human Resources Office Northwest Iowa Community College
603 West Park Street Sheldon, Iowa 51201 712-324-5061, ext.
113, or 1-800-352-4907 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of
Northwest Iowa Community College not to illegally discriminate on the basis
of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, religion, or physical or mental disability in its education programs,
activities, or employment policies as required by state and federal
will not tolerate violations of state and federal
nondiscrimination laws. All inquiries or grievances regarding
discrimination based on of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, religion, or physical or mental disability may
be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer, Sandy Bruns, Director of Human
Resources, Northwest Iowa Community College, 603 W. Park Street, Sheldon, IA
51201, telephone 712-324-5061; to the Director of the Iowa Civil Rights
Commission, Des Moines, Iowa; or to the Director of the Region VII Office of
Civil Rights, Department of Education, Kansas City, Missouri.