Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equity, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active, global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world. www.msmu.edu
Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required.
To provide feasible student financing options to all student populations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Counsels and advises students and parents on the various financial aid programs.
Assist with the administration of federal, state, and institutional aid resources
Evaluates financial aid applications to determine student eligibility.
Conducts needs analysis to process and award financial aid to students.
Educates the University community about financial aid policies and guidelines.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Helps Admissions with financial aid inquiries.
Assist with development of financial aid consumer information.
Maintains compliance with all SFA regulations.
Weekend and Evening hours.
Sufficient working knowledge of financial aid regulations, federal loan programs, and federal and state grant programs.
Understanding of the purpose and structure of financial aid programs.
Knowledge of financial aid acronyms desired.
Familiarity with needs analysis.
Abilities and Skills:
Effectively organize, prioritize and handle multiple tasks to meet established deadlines.
Build rapport and interact effectively with all student populations.
Effectively communicate financial aid information (e.g. options, requirements, and regulations) to parents and students.
Quickly learn and keep up to date with regulations and guidelines.
Work well independently and in a group.
Analytical and detail-oriented.
Creative problem solver.
Strong organization and prioritization, general mathematics, counseling, customer service, oral/written communication, interpersonal skills.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Minimum of two years' experience working in a higher education environment.
3-5 years' experience preferred.
Work Location: Both Chalon Campus (West Los Angeles) and Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.