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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 10:09 AM


Brooklyn College is accepting applications for the position of Financial Aid Operations and Compliance Officer (Administrative Officer)

Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Budget and Planning and Chief Financial Officer at Brooklyn College, the Financial Aid Operations and Compliance Officer will administer, monitor and troubleshoot CUNY financial aid systems as well as Federal and NY State systems in order to ensure integrity of student databases and timely and accurate delivery of funds.

Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Work closely and collaboratively with the Associate Vice President and Financial Aid Director to plan strategic direction of the college's Financial Aid operations and ensure the financial aid systems complement and benefit the daily operations of the Office.

* Oversee and ensure current financial aid systems operation comply with federal, state, and local programs, overseeing technical operations associated with the delivery of federal, state and city financial aid programs including processing applications, and awarding and disbursing funds.

* Develop and implement ongoing enhancements to financial aid web site, web applications, interactive forms, and multi-media content.

* Develop, recommend and implement new financial aid systems to improve efficiency and integrity of information.

* Serve as the College's Compliance Officer for all federal, state, and local financial aid programs assuring compliance with all regulations that govern the disbursement of financial aid to students

* Interpret and effectively communicate federal, state, and local regulations specific to Title IV funds for administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

* Maintain a thorough knowledge of all policies, procedures, and regulations relating to federal, state, and local financial aid programs including PELL, TAP, Stafford Loan, Perkins Loan, and College Work Study programs.

* Maintain and interpret statistical data and prepare required federal, state, and local reports.

* Supervise professional and administrative financial aid staff.

* Train Financial Aid office staff with an emphasis on federal, state, and local regulatory compliance, and the monitoring and control of institutional financial aid resources

* Collaborate with Financial Aid Director and advise on the implementation of college and CUNY initiatives, new federal and state programs, and process/system redesigns/enhancements pertinent to the Financial Aid Office.

* Take a leadership role in working with CUNY and external auditors to answer questions and resolve audit issues.

* Represent the College at various campus, university and external meetings

* Serve as trouble shooter and resolve escalated issues related to financial aid systems.

* Ensure institutional compliance and reporting requirements related to R2T4 policies, procedures and calculation in conjunction with the Department of Education and the Office of University Controller


Bachelor's Degree and eight years' relevant experience required.


As a senior staff member in a large academic or administrative department, division, or school, manages operations and administration, participates in planning and setting priorities, and oversees related projects to ensure their success.

* Works with management to create short- and long-term business plans, including operational, organization, and financial aspects.

* Works with management and others to develop and implement operating policies and procedures.

* Manages the ongoing financial, operational, and staffing activities of the department.

* Manages operating budget and performs analysis and reporting to support decision-making.

* Oversees legal, safety, fiscal, and other compliance requirements.

* Oversees facilities, technology, and materials utilized in the department, coordinating with appropriate Campus services.

* Works with other Campus or University units to coordinate and plan fund-raising, grants, marketing, communications, and outreach activities.

* Independently carries out a portfolio of responsibilities under the department's purview, such as managing committees, securing approvals, and providing communications.

* Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Administrative Officer


Higher Education Officer




Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Please submit your application online by clicking on \"Apply Now\" below.

Applicants should upload the following in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format:

* A cover letter indicating the referenced JOB ID # 18020 with a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion.

* Current resume

* Contact information (name, phone number, and email address) for three references.


January 10, 2018


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Financial Aid Operations and Compliance Officer (Administrative Officer)

Job ID: 18020

Location: Brooklyn College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular



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