Financial Aid Assistant
Department: Financial Aid
CONNECTICUT COLLEGE, a highly selective private liberal arts college, located in the historic seaport of New London, seeks an administrative assistant to provide support to the Financial Aid Department in administrating the undergraduate student financial aid programs at the college. S/he will be required to have knowledge of aspects of financial aid programs, policies, procedures and practices as well as laws and guidelines for federal, state, College and private assistance programs. This position is full time, academic year.
Duties will include but not limited to: prepare, review and file a variety of memorandums, correspondence, reports, forms etc.; respond to calls and visitors by providing assistance or direction; enter information into the College’s Enterprise Database system – Banner; run and monitor reports; act as backup to Financial Aid Coordinator; participate in training activities; assist with verification, loan processing and appointment scheduling as necessary; other duties as assigned or necessary.
High School Diploma and 2 years of clerical experience required. Excellent oral and written communications skills along with the ability to build and sustain key relationships with staff, students, and parents are imperative to be successful in this position.
Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check will be conducted on the selected applicant. Forward resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com (include full name and FINASST in the subject line). Accepting applications until 5:00 pm on February 13, 2013.
Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE
Office of Human Resources
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196