Westmoreland County Community College is looking to fill a full-time Director/Financial Aid for the Youngwood, PA Campus. The Director/Financial Aid will lead a progressive and dynamic financial aid department in order to support and advance institutional efforts to increase student access and success.
The Director will plan, organize and manage the operations and activities of the federal, state, locally and private funded financial aid, monitor and ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, evaluate operations leading to continuous improvement and supervise and evaluate financial aid staff.
The position requires five - seven years related work experience; Ability to incorporate Financial Aid into the overall Enrollment Management Plan of Westmoreland College; demonstrated competencies in supervision and management; Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills; Demonstrated skills and abilities to effectively utilize databases, word-processing, spreadsheets and online computer transactions; Ability to design and format reports, forms, and queries; Demonstrated knowledge and competencies of the Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) system and Ellucian Colleague system. Preferred Campus Management or Jenzabar; Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking, and communications skills; Student-Centered philosophy; PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Criminal Record Check Clearance and FBI Criminal History Record Clearance at employee’s expense; basic employment verification, national criminal database search and five panel drug screen at college’s expense. To qualify for this position, the applicant's previous work performance must have met or exceeded appropriate work standards.