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Seeking Applicants, under the direction of the Director of Student Financial Services, provides financial aid counseling and support to students and families as well as administrative support duties to facilitate the operation of the Office of Student Financial Services. The Financial Aid and Student Loan Coordinator assists in coordinating activities with other departments, outside agencies, and the campus community.


  • Provide exceptional customer service in all job functions/interactions
  • Provide guidance and counsel to students and families regarding Title IV and Institutional aid
  • Complete the process of returning Title IV funding as needed.
  • Complete FAFSA Verification of incoming and corrected ISIRS within ED regulation
  • Review Professional Judgment paperwork and complete ISIR corrections
  • Coordinate the PLUS loan process, including but not limited to assisting families and GRAD students with applications, awarding, and reconciliation
  • Process and administer Alternative loans
  • Coordinate the Federal Direct Loan process including but not limited to awarding, tracking entrance and MPN receipt and reconciliation
  • Responsible for staying current on financial aid policy changes and monitoring/auditing student files for compliance
  • Maintain FERPA compliance
  • Assume additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor(s)


  • Bachelor’s Degree and equivalent experience, plus relevant specialized training
  • Requires 1 to 3 years of experience in Financial Aid, higher education, and/or related fields.
  • On-the-job training will be provided for specific skills

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About Carthage

Located on the shore of Lake Michigan in the thriving Chicago-Milwaukee corridor, Carthage College blends the best liberal arts traditions with desirable degree programs, transformative learning opportunities, and personal attention from dedicated faculty and staff. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum with stunning lake views, is home to 2,600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. Founded in 1847, Carthage is consistently named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review and a Most Innovative School by U.S. News & World Report. All Carthage employees play a vital part in the success of our students, as we work together to create an environment where all can achieve their true potential. Grow with Carthage. Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.