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Associate Director, Financial Aid - Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 104733
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Mon-Fri 8a - 5p
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11161010244259-Student Services


Job Summary

The Associate Director of Financial Aid coordinates and awards financial assistance to the student population of Cabarrus College of Health Sciences (CCHS). Duties include the entire process of awarding student aid funds from the application stage through the eventual withdrawal or graduation of each student enrolled in the college. Responsible for compliance with federal policy, regulations, and accreditation standards.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required. 
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal necessary. 
  • Three years experience involving the processing of Title IV Federal Student Aid Programs with experience in on-line use of Title IV Programs preferred. 
  • Familiarity with PowerFAIDS highly desirable. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook preferred.

Essential Functions

  • Oversees the daily operations of the Office of Financial Aid in the absence of the director of financial aid.
  • Answers questions regarding and assists students with student loan eligibility, loan application processing and procedures, and disbursement schedules. 
  • Reviews student files to prevent overfunding, calculates repayments to aid programs due to student withdrawal and follows up on repayment.
  • Assists with administrative reports (i.e., annual federal FISAP report, annual state reports, and the Pell Grant and Direct Loan end of year report) by collecting and compiling data for the director of financial aid.
  • Assists with office reviews and audits, both internally and externally.
  • Adheres to CCHS, state, and federal policies, regulations, and guidelines regarding the administration of federal, state, and private aid, and ensuring compliance with all student financial aid programs funded by federal, state, local and private funds to ensure that eligible and qualified students receive financial support.
  • VA certifying responsibilities 
  • Counsel students and families with participation in event presentations activities on/off campus 
  • Oversee selection and processing of Endowed scholarships

Work Environment

  • Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 
  • CCHS events attendance per department needs
  • Clean, well-lit, comfortable office setting 

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, standing, bending, sitting and the ability to lift up to 25lbs. 
  • Responsible for working in a safe manner.

Cabarrus College has evolved from a small nursing school, established in 1942, into a robust educational institution offering 16 degrees in 10 health science disciplines. Our academic programs range from bachelor’s and master’s degrees for healthcare professionals seeking career advancement, to four-year degrees for students just entering healthcare, to one- and two-year programs for students who want to start a career in healthcare as quickly as possible. 

At our hospital-based campus, situated on the grounds of Atrium Health Cabarrus, you’ll learn in an immersive, professional healthcare environment that embodies excellence and provides unmatched, hands-on experience for students in clinical programs. Our small classes and low student-to-faculty ratio allow for individualized instruction from faculty mentors who are invested in your success. And our affiliation with Atrium Health, one of the country’s largest healthcare systems, offers unparalleled access to clinical sites, technology and job opportunities. 

With on-campus, online, hybrid and part-time/full-time options, our flexible programs meet your needs, whether you’re a recent high school graduate, a career-changing adult or a healthcare professional seeking advanced education.