Financial Onboarding Specialist

Location: SCCC - Newton, NJ

Date Posted: 02/04/2021

Schedule: Part-Time

Type: Sussex Staff

Company: Sussex County Community College

Job Description

As part of the Community College Opportunity Grant Program (CCOG), the Financial Onboarding Specialist

guides and assists students and parents regarding the financial aid process, and provides information on available programs and procedures regarding financial aid resources.


The position provides hands-on assistance with the completion of the FAFSA and NJ Financial Aid Form(s). The FAFSA Coach will identify and communicate with student who have not filed a FAFSA and will work with students to complete financial aid verification.

Essential Skills:


  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Proven skills in examining and implementing new strategies and procedures.


Preferred Skills:

 Knowledge of FERPA regulations, working experience in higher education environment preferred.

Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues.

Evening and weekend availability.

Bilingual Skills (written and spoken) preferred


Contact Person:

Human Resources


To Apply:

 Please send resume and cover letter to  Sussex County Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Effective September 1, 2011, the NJ First Act requires that certain classifications of persons employed by a public higher education institution will have 365 days within which to establish a principle residence in NJ. Failure to comply will render the individual unqualified to continue to hold the position. Individuals may seek exemption from the residency exemption committee based on critical need or hardship.








Assists students and parents with enrollment matriculation processes.


Assist students and parents with navigating financial aid processes.


Coordinate and present FAFSA workshops to the local community.  


Identify and outreach to students who have not completed the FAFSA or required paperwork.


Collaborate with the Director of Financial Aid on strategies to boost FAFSA completion.




Assist the Financial Aid Department with other duties as needed.