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Financial Aid Specialist

Metropolitan Community College Omaha, NE

Job Description

The Specialist is responsible for the complete and accurate financial aid counseling of students interested in applying for federal, state, and institutional financial aid assistance. Explains financial aid application process and assists with electronic FAFSA completion. Explains student loan request process and assists student with completion of loan request requirements.  Answers phone calls and returns voicemails as needed. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree plus three years of full time experience with post-secondary financial aid programs and/or customer service including handling difficult interpersonal situations required.  Equivalent combination of education and/or work experience including part time considered. Experience with Microsoft Office software required. Experience with Ellucian Colleague software preferred. Scheduled hours are Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Some evening hours possible.  Must have the ability to travel/float to different campuses.Hiring process includes a background check. NOTE: College degrees obtained outside the U.S. accepted only when interpreted by transcript service members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.

A complete application is required. Required attachment: resume. Preferred attachments: cover letter and copies of academic transcripts. To be guaranteed consideration your completed application and required attachment must be attached by Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

Complete an application online at or completed online at the Human Resources Office at the Fort Omaha Campus located at North 30th & Fort Streets, Building #32, Omaha, Nebraska 68111. Office hours are: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Applications can also be completed online at the Fort Omaha Campus Library (531-622-2306), Elkhorn Valley Campus Library (531-622-1206), and the South Omaha Campus Career Center (531-622-4555).  Please contact them to verify the hours of operation.


Job Details

Date Posted May 15, 2019
Date Closes May 29, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 11-9033.00 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Zipcode 68111

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