Administrative Specialist I - Financial Aid

at Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Bargaining Unit/Anticipated Salary Range: MSEA Support Services; Level 8; $16.54/hour

Responsibilities:  Provides customer service and clerical/data entry support to the Financial Aid Office. Primary responsibilities include serving as the first point of contact for students and prospective students with questions about financial aid and veterans’ benefits.  Communicates professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other digital means with a wide variety of internal and external customers. 

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma and a minimum of one year of experience in higher education customer service required. Advanced experience working with MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and computer database systems required. Associates degree in Business Management, Office Technology, Office Assistant, Human Services or related field preferred. 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of financial aid, registration, admissions, student information systems and experience in registrar, financial aid, educational counseling or student accounts highly desired. 

Benefits: Employer paid health, dental and life insurance for employee, Maine State Retirement and a generous paid time off package.   

Application Procedure: Email cover letter, resume, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to  The position will remain open until filled.

Note: Eastern Maine Community College requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or participation in regular testing in lieu of proof of vaccination. 

Institutional Summary:  Eastern Maine Community College offers more than 30 traditional and technical programs.  The college provides customized, short term, and specialized training courses for a wide variety of businesses, organizations, and the community.  We award associates in applied science, associates in science, and associates in arts; certificates; diplomas; and awards of completion for customized, short-term programs, and trainings. The 72-acre campus is located in Bangor, just a short drive from Maine’s scenic coast and mountains.

EMCC is dedicated to providing all students with a balanced education focused on problem solving, decision making, communication, social understanding, computer applications, mathematics, and science.  Our technology programs include concentrated studies in both technical theory and application in the area of specialization, and all of our programs require liberal arts courses to form the foundation for lifelong learning.  Our programs and student support services are designed to develop leadership skills, personal responsibility, teamwork, and appreciation of global complexity.

Eastern Maine Community College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and employer. For more information about this commitment, please call the Affirmative Action Officer at (207) 974-4633


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Job Posting: 637584

Posted On: Nov 10, 2021

Updated On: Dec 22, 2021