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Job Opportunity- Financial Aid Specialist- Veterans Certification (Financial Aid), John Jay College

November 21, 2011 | Jobs & Internships

Job Description
Job Title:
Financial Aid Specialist – Veterans Certification (Financial Aid)
Job ID:
4863
Location: John Jay College
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular

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GENERAL DUTIES
Administers and supervises financial aid programs and operations.

- Reviews contracts, disbursements, tuition and fees; validates student eligibility for various programs

- Administers, monitors and troubleshoots CUNY financial aid systems as well as Federal and NY State systems in order to ensure integrity of student databases and timely and accurate delivery of funds

- Assists CUNY staff, applicants, and students/families with advice on financial aid issues and eligibility

- May review and reconcile student payroll processing

- Represents the Financial Aid function at Admissions events; works with academic departments as well as Bursar, Registrar, Admissions and Computing offices to assure staff understand and implement financial aid processes correctly

- Assists in the development and evaluation of Admissions processes

- Prepares documentation, instructions, and materials in various media to support financial aid activities

- Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Financial Aid Specialist

CONTRACT TITLE
Higher Education Assistant
FLSA
Exempt
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a public liberal arts college that enriches the entire learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the College offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate School of the City University of New York. John Jay College is also recognized for serving a broadly diverse student population. Under the leadership of its fourth president, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building complete with a black-box theatre, state-of-the-art lab space for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a variety of virtual learning settings. As evidenced by so many on-going developments, the College offers its many new faculty and staff the opportunity to shape the future of their institution.

In addition to the general duties, the Veterans Certifying Specialist will also be required to:
- Provide financial and educational counseling to veterans under Chapters 1606, 1607, 30, 35, 33 and vocational rehabilitation.
- Serve as a liaison between Eastern and Regional Veteran Offices.
- Address groups at various campuses and veteran assemblies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree and four years’ related experience required.
COMPENSATION
$42,873 – $44,552
BENEFITS
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAIL or E-MAIL.

Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by the closing date to:
Angelos Kyriacou
Admissions Office
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
akyriacou@jjay.cuny.edu

CLOSING DATE

December 4, 2011