Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon, WA, USA
Feb 18, 2020Full time
Program Specialist 2, Financial Aid The opportunity: Do you have an interest in supporting students in achieving their educational goals? Are you passionate about removing barriers and increasing access to higher education? The Financial Aid Office has an exciting opportunity for a Program Specialist 2 to join our collaborative, dynamic team. If so, we encourage you to learn more about this position and view the complete qualifications. Skagit Valley College is accepting applications for a Program Specialist 2 in the Financial Aid Office. This position performs a wide variety of tasks in support of the Financial Aid Office, including: coordinating one or more Financial Aid and/or scholarship programs; providing direct customer service to students, staff, and/or faculty; communicating detailed Financial Aid or program information to internal and external customers; reviewing applications; and awarding Financial Aid, all in compliance with federal, State and institutional policies and regulations. This is a full-time, Classified position working primarily from the Mount Vernon Campus, but requires occasional travel throughout the district. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Financial Aid and Veterans Education. The Program Specialist 2 works closely with students, faculty and staff to further the College’s Mission, Vision, and Core Themes, consistent with the College’s Guiding Principles. You will get to participate in: Determining eligibility for federal and state funding in the financial aid process. Counseling students and parents to resolve eligibility issues and financial aid application. Coordinating aspects of specific Financial Aid programs. Compiling data from various sources to prepare reports as needed. About us: Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound in the northwest corner of Washington State, Skagit Valley College is located 60 miles north of Seattle and 80 miles south of Vancouver, BC. Based in Mount Vernon, the college also serves a campus in Oak Harbor, and centers in Langley, Anacortes and Friday Harbor. SVC is nationally known for its learning communities and for a strong commitment to student success. What we offer: A salary from $3,198 to $4,270 per month, depending on education, qualifications and experience. At SVC, you’ll balance your work and life with professional growth opportunities, paid holidays, competitive vacation/sick leave packages, and an array of health, dental, vision, and retirement plans to meet your current and future needs. How to apply: For full job announcement, qualifications, and to apply, visit the Career Opportunities page and complete an online application at https://www.skagit.edu/careers Skagit Valley College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community Skagit Valley College adheres to a set of guiding principles: Respect, Integrity, Open and Honest Communication, Collaboration and Compassion.