Specialist, Financial Aid Operations
Harrisburg Area Community College

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Title: Specialist, Financial Aid Operations
Job no: 493189
Location: Harrisburg Campus
Categories: Staff
Hiring Range: $31,831-$39,789

Job Summary: This position verifies and packages student aid and assists financial aid staff with individual programs or processes. The incumbent will interact with federal and state agencies, loan servicers, employers, outside agencies, high schools, and post-secondary institutions, and is accountable for ensuring compliance with federal regulations and safeguarding the institution's eligibility to participate in Title IV Programs.

The position will be posted until filled.

Minimum Qualifications:

H.S. Diploma or equivalent and 4 years experience. Or, a combination of experience and education sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Licensing Requirements: Valid driver's license

Hiring Range: $31,831-$39,789

Preferred Qualifications:

- Federal Student Verification experience
- Student information system

Job Specific Task List:

  • Verify financial information reported on documents. - (Essential)
  • Decipher IRS tax laws and applies them to the verification process; responsible for resolution of C codes which entails interpreting data in the National Student Loan Database, analyzing Department of Homeland Security documentation, Selective Service information, Social Security Administration documents and default resolution. - (Essential)
  • Provide support for the Direct Loan program, the R2T4 process, and the PHEEA State Grant by assisting the Coordinator as necessary; provide support to other Coordinators as needed for secondary processing tasks. - (Essential)
  • Review NSLDS for aggregates and mid-year transfers. - (Essential)
  • Develop expertise in the content area; remain current on new and innovative practices in the field; develop and maintain a network with colleagues through professional organizations and other types of professional alliances; coordinate services with other departments; and maintain the secure storage of confidential documents. - (Essential)
  • Build and maintain effective communication and relationships with staff, faculty and members of college leadership. - (Essential)
  • Travel to various locations to participate in meetings, training, etc. - (Essential)
  • Other duties as needed or assigned. - (Standard)

Job Type: Full Time 12 Month

If part time, hours per week:

About Us: www.hacc.edu

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.

Our Diversity Statement: As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC's commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.

Our Core Values:


  • We set high goals and achieve them.
  • We consistently perform above our own and others' expectations.
  • We provide exceptional service to all.


  • We challenge the status quo.
  • We continually strive to develop new and creative approaches to the education and training needs of our communities.


  • We promote respect, collegiality, diversity and empathy in all we say and do.
  • We nurture awareness and cultural sensitivity to create a climate of trust.
  • We create a learning environment that appreciates diversity.
  • We respect the shared governance decision-making process.


  • We behave in a manner consistent with our core values.
  • We are honest, open and truthful in our statements and actions.
  • We provide the most accurate information available in all communication.

Advertised: Nov 10, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:

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