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Program Assistant, Financial Aid Office

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Posting Details

Position Title Program Assistant, Financial Aid Office
Job Category Staff
Office/Department Financial Aid
If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date:
Position Summary and Duties

The Program Assistant, the initial point of customer service in the Financial Aid Office, provides a diverse range of administrative responsibilities while balancing multiple priorities in support of department and University goals.

Provide confidential administrative support. Answer phone calls and emails. Assist students and parents with the application process and aid policies. Resolve or appropriately refer questions and problems. Create and type various correspondence, minutes, documents, schedules and forms. Organize and maintain electronic and other files and records. Perform data entry. Edit written communications. Screen incoming mail, publications and other correspondence. Collect and prepare information for use in discussions and meetings. Maintain all office equipment. Prepare invoices and process budget adjustments.

Perform routine and ad hoc project work and program specific activities, meeting deadlines as assigned. Provide progress reports and alert supervisor to barriers and significant problems. Maintain office website. Supervise student employees.

Maintain calendar for one or more department members. Coordinate events and meetings; handle room reservations, refreshments, set-up, equipment, and provide logistical support.

Required Qualifications

Associate’s or vocational/technical school degree and 3-5 years relevantof experience.

Knowledge of office practices, procedures, systems, and equipment. Ability to answer multiple phone lines while maintaining poise and providing first-rate customer service. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (i.e Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and data systems. Excellent written and oral communication skills, efficient work habits, strong organizational skills, and strong attention to detail. Strong multi-tasking and follow-up skills with ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines. Ability to produce accurate work and prioritize effectively. Ability to prepare and maintain budgets and generate Excel and other reports. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion. Demonstrated experience organizing, planning, and coordinating events. Ability to support the University’s goals for institutional diversity, as well as the goals and values of a Catholic, Jesuit education.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Financial aid experience preferred.

Job Posting Date 08/18/2017
Priority Application Deadline Date
Job Close Date
Anticipated Start Date
University Description

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

Diversity Statement

Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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