SUNY Budget Title: Staff Assistant Salary Level/Grade: SL2 Work type: Full time Location: Brockport, NY Department: Financial Aid Office Categories: Management & Professional -->
Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University's curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.
Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint 'Village on the Erie Canal,' SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo - the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!
SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.
Job Summary: SUNY Brockport is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Financial Aid Advisor. The Assistant Financial Aid Advisor is most often the point of contact between students and parents and the Financial Aid Office. The person in this role is responsible to respond to inquiries by telephone, in-person or via email, interpreting and explaining federal, state and institutional requirements and procedures. The Assistant Financial Aid Advisor is also responsible for the intake and reading of all incoming documents and forms. They are responsible to review them for completeness and accuracy including requests for clarification or modifications as necessary. They are also responsible for the scanning and indexing of all documents including supervising student employees in this task. They are responsible for the development/updates to policies and procedures relevant to their area of expertise. Finally, this position will assist senior staff in administrative duties for designated aid programs/procedures. This task will include serving as a staff resource, help in to develop materials and respond to in inquiries. Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited US Department of Education or internationally recognized institution by the time of appointment.
Demonstrated experience in assisting with the processing of financial aid or advisement of students or relevant professional work experience.
Knowledge of federal and state financial aid regulations or relevant experience.
Ability to work effectively with students, public, college community and external constituencies, with an appreciation for cultural and group differences.
Experience working in a SUNY college setting.
Experience with the Federal and/or NY State Financial Aid Program.
Experience with the Ellucian software system or similar software systems.
Experience with document imaging systems.
Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm Salary and Benefits: $44,374 - $46,592 This position is benefit eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport! This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Application Instructions: Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. Background Investigation Statement: All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check. Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.
New York State Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.
Diversity Statement: SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.
SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.