Student Employment Financial Aid Coordinator

  • D'Youville College
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Mar 16, 2022
Full time Business/Financial Affairs/Financial Aid

Job Description

D’Youville University is a growing, innovative private educational institution seeking a professional to be a part of the culture that puts its people first. The Student Employment Coordinator (SEC) has full responsibility of the operations of the Campus Employment Program, including Federal Work-Study (FWS), Institutional Student Employment Program, and off-campus positions. The ideal candidate will have good strong analytical, problem-solving, and technical accounting skills with a strong desire to learn, and will be relationship-driven, tactful, and possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the liaison with the university community regarding student employment job requests, job postings, job classifications and disciplinary actions for student employees, and hires and terminates all student employees using the campus payroll system
  • Works collaboratively with Financial Aid, Payroll, Career and Professional Engagement and off-campus community partners
  • Coordinates, maintains, and monitors student employment programs in compliance with federal, state, and institutional guidelines and regulations
  • Posts and monitors all available campus employment positions in Handshake
  • Reviews student employment eligibility and collects appropriate new hire information (obtains departmental student hire authorizations, verification of I-9 Forms, state and federal tax forms, etc.) and assembles hiring packet for processing
  • Responsible for auditing timesheets submitted by student employees, and correcting any errors or discrepancies, troubleshoots to resolve payroll issues
  • Oversees reconciliation of federal and institutional employment funds which supports the completion of the FISAP
  • Acts as a liaison for the Financial Aid department by working with other departments on campus.
  • Participating in events such as employment career fairs, orientation, first-year experience presentations.
  • Develops and maintains all necessary forms, policies, and processes for students and supervisors
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two or more years of experience working in a financial aid office or student accounts office environment
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access )
  • Ability to organize, plan and manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Experience working independently, as well as on a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a higher education setting within a customer service office environment.
  • Previous presentation and training experience in a variety of formats: individuals, groups, virtual, and in-person, etc.
  • Knowledge of labor laws and I-9 compliance
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with all constituencies of an ethnically diverse university community
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Completion of SEE Training: Student Employment Essentials through NSEA

Physical & Environmental Requirements:

  • Mental/Visual Demand and Physical Effort
  • For normal office environment must be able to lift 25 lbs. from floor level.
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver normal size full file box for archival purposes.
  • Must be able to occasional bend, twist, and stoop.
  • Frequent typing of computer keyboard.

About the Institution:

D’Youville is a highly regarded private college and research institution with a rich history located on the vibrant West Side of Buffalo adjacent to a growing downtown with year-round cultural events and outdoor recreation. While preparing students for the 21st-century, D’Youville excels at helping students reach their career goals as change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good. Under the leadership of President Lorrie Clemo, the university is moving boldly forward through a dynamic and integrated planning process to strengthen the institution and positively impact the student experience and surrounding community.

Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the college after the Patron Saint Marguerite D’Youville and committed to making it a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations. That commitment and tradition continue today. D’Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degree programs for women. With a long Catholic history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background, and faith and is a place where different faith traditions can be openly shared and respected. Coeducational since 1971, D’Youville strives to expand opportunities for diverse learners, including adults, first-generation, low-income, and other students historically underrepresented in higher education.

Today, D’Youville features an urban, growing campus community of 3,000 students and offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business, and the liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance their learning with activities that integrate community service with coursework. D’Youville’s proud graduates have the academic strengths necessary for careers that make a difference and the skills to be leaders for the world. To learn more about D’Youville, please visit


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