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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/22/23

Applications Due01/01/24

Vacancy ID144728

AgencySUNY Old Westbury

TitleFinancial Aid Assistant/Scholarship Coordinator

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade02

Bargaining UnitPSNU - Professional Services Negotiating Unit (UUP)

Salary RangeFrom $47261 to $48554 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Nassau

Street Address 223 Store Hill Road

PO Box 210

City Old Westbury


Zip Code11568

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of an Associate's degree;
A minimum of two (2) years' experience in higher education;
Strong communication skills - written, oral, and interpersonal;
Strong problem solving skills;
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks;
Ability to work a flexible schedule during peak periods, including evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree;
Knowledge of computerized higher education financial aid systems;
Knowledge of Federal and State financial aid programs;
Experience processing financial aid using the Ellucian Banner system;
Experience working with a diverse student population.

Duties Description The Financial Aid Assistant/Scholarship Coordinator provides excellent customer service and support to students, parents, SUNY Old Westbury staff, and the general public regarding financial aid programs and the application processes.

Responsibilities include:

Provides outstanding customer service as well as support for excellent student experiences;
Responds to students and parents questions regarding financial aid - in person, phone, and email;
Assists students and parents with the completion of the FAFSA and TAP forms;
Reviews the FAFSA and TAP forms to ensure they are complete and accurate;
Updates and maintains the Old Westbury Financial Aid webpages;
Reviews Call Center tickets, responds to ticket(s) or forwards to the Advisors when necessary. After responding to ticket(s ), closes the ticket(s);
Participates in departmental coverage at the Student Success Center;
Assists with special projects as assigned by the Director and/or Assistant Director.

Additional Comments Additional Information:
Salary Range: $47,261.00 - $48,554.00

Comprehensive benefits package:

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Lillian Colella



Email Address


Street 223 Store Hill Road

PO Box 210

City Old Westbury

State NY

Zip Code 11568


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