Advises student and parents regarding financial assistance programs. Disseminates accurate and timely information to include application procedures, eligibility requirements and Satisfactory Academic Progress standards. Reviews and evaluates financial aid applicant files to determine eligibility based on federal, state and institutional law, regulations and/or guidelines. Reviews and evaluates documentation on student files selected for the verification process and resolve discrepancies. Process electronic and manual loan certifications of Direct, PLUS, and alterative loans. Awards and adjusts awards in accordance with federal, state, and institutional guidelines; adjusts cost of attendance budgets in accordance with institutional guidelines; reviews, evaluates and makes decisions related to student submission of "Special Circumstances" in accordance with federal, state and institutional guidelines. Authorizes payment of financial assistance and appropriate adjustments tostudent records. Assists with the planning and implementation of policies, procedures and processes of the Student Financial Services Office. Plans, develops and participates in financial planning workshops for students, parents and community agencies (with Richland, Lexington, and Fairfield counties). Performs all other duties as assigned
Midlands Technical College is dedicated to providing excellent service to its students, employees, and the community.
This position is located on the Airport Campus in the Student Financial Services department.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
Bachelor's degree plus relevant program experience in student service programs/financial advising or an achieved master's degree.
DIVERSITY STATEMENT:Midlands Technical College (MTC) believes diversity, equity, and inclusion are key pillars in achieving success in the classroom, workplace, and beyond. The college is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff as well as fostering a climate where all individuals and groups feel welcomed, valued, and heard. Through this commitment, MTC is maintaining a working and learning environment that fosters empathy, critical thinking, and cultural understanding.
EEO STATEMENT:It shall be the policy of Midlands Technical College to make employment decisions (recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, training, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment) without discrimination on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnic group, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, military service, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, or any other category protected by applicable law.
In accordance with South Carolina state law, Midlands Technical College is also committed to making qualified veterans a priority for employment.