Financial Aid Loan Coordinator

Financial Aid Loan Coordinator

Community College of Denver 

Community College of Denver seeks applications for a Financial Aid Loan Coordinator.

Job Description

The Financial Aid Advisor/Loan Coordinator is responsible for processing all loans from origination to disbursement, including Federal Direct Stafford, private and PLUS loans, and serves as a liaison with the Direct Lending Program. The position also serves as a team member among the Community Colleges of Colorado System Loan Coordinators in the implementation and training of new or changing loan procedures. This is a high volume processing position which requires a high degree of mastery of complex regulations. In addition, this person will routinely communicate these policies to both students and parents. The Financial Aid Advisor/Loan Coordinator is also responsible for various other duties including the routine processing of transfer monitoring files, reporting and tracking of loans, the review of disbursement error reports, etc. Duties and Responsibilities The Financial Aid Advisor/Loan Coordinator is primarily responsible for all aspects of loan processing from origination to disbursement. This requires the Loan Coordinator to maintain expert knowledge of federal, state, and institutional policies regarding all types of financial aid (i.e. Pell Grant, Colorado Student Grant, Stafford Loans, etc.) and possess an advanced knowledge of SCT Banner financial aid software with the ability to resolve data integrity issues and discrepancies within the system. The Loan Coordinator also packages financial aid awards based on needs-analysis, federal regulations, cost of attendance, and institutional budgets; and advises both students and parents of the various aspects of financial aid (i.e. application procedures, verification documentation, scholarship and grant guidelines, federal and private loan conditions, Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements, etc.). In addition, the Loan Coordinator utilizes Banner and other software for reporting and reconciliation with Fiscal. This position also collaborates with other offices and outside agencies, and perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s degree or three (3) years of experience in financial aid. Experience: Two (2) years of financial aid experience. Three (3) years of customer service experience. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Strong commitment to quality customer service. Strong oral and written communication. Ability to handle numerous complex and routine tasks simultaneously. Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals. Ability to plan, both long and short range, for complex overlapping fiscal years. Ability to work nights and weekends during peak periods. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience in a financial aid office processing loans. Experience with Banner, and web based financial aid software. Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access. Supplemental Information Our campus is located in downtown Denver, adjacent to two light rail stations, and just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and event venues. When you visit our campus, it will be immediately evident that our faculty, staff, and instructors are passionate about serving our diverse student population. At CCD our passion is to help others, and we offer career pathways that will make a difference in the lives of our students. If you are interested in sharing our passion for student success, CCD offers generous medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement options. We also offer the opportunity to expand your education, and those of your dependents, through our tuition reimbursement program.

Application Instructions

The application deadline has been extended through February 24th, 2021 and 4:30pm.

Interested applicants must submit a complete application packet at which includes: Electronic Application, Click ‘New Resume’ at the bottom of this page Cover Letter Resume References – Names, phone numbers, addresses, & email addresses of three professional references Copies of transcripts, unofficial preferred Copies of appropriate credentials, if applicable **All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature: Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts ***Your resume should clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications. Those applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered. Part-time experience is ½ the equivalent of full-time experience. Example: Four (4) years applicable part-time experience equals 2 years full-time equivalency. CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority. The Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer. Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration. CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors, and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. For information regarding Community College of Denver Security, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the CCD Campus Security website under “student’s right to know”: For a hard copy report please contact 303-352-3042.