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Job Req ID:  18993

Assistant Financial Aid Manager (Seasonal)


The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today’s brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers. Want to join our team? We’re looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY’s diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve.


General Summary/Purpose:

Reporting to the Director of Enrollment Services, this position is responsible for exercising sound professional decision making in the management and processing of all financial aid applications and awards for CTY in compliance with PPI and data integrity guidelines.  


NOTE: This is a temporary assignment not expected to last greater than three months (Starting ASAP and likely running through March of 2020). 

Note: This position is not benefits eligible. Multiple positions available.



  • This position has the direct authority to make, prepare and communicate financial aid commitments to student aid population on behalf of CTY. 
  • Evaluates financial aid applications to determine eligibility using federal and institutional methodologies. 
  • Interacts daily with parents/families via phone, email and various written communications.   
  • Assists the Director of Enrollment Services with managing the financial aid budget by preparing reports and data analysis.   
  • Coordinates with Director of Enrollment and Senior Leadership to prepare appropriate policies and procedures, as well as related enrollment initiatives.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the financial aid award process. 
  • Manages departmental and cross functional technology and process improvement process. 
  • Develops and delivers regular communications and training for staff.
  • Organizes projects with various cross functional administrative and academic teams.


Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 1 year related experience required.
  • Three years of related experience including a comprehensive understanding of financial aid populations and best practices strongly preferred. 


Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience implementing and managing financial aid and or student information systems is highly desirable. 
  • Master’s degree preferred.


Required Special Skills and Knowledge:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Superb organization and planning skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical and problem solving abilities.  
  • Strong knowledge of federal state and local laws pertaining to student privacy, such as FERPA and HIPPA.  
  • Knowledge of k – 12 education policies and procedures pertaining to student records and working with children.

Physical Requirements for the Job:

  • Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
  • Occasional movement about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, various workstations, etc. including movement from floor to floor using elevators and stairs.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and printer.  Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery.
  • The incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via telephone and face to face with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings.
  • Frequent communication with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations verbally and in writing.
  • Position also requires a degree of mobility common to working in an office environment; bending, kneeling or standing during events and presentations may be required.


Additional Information:

  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the US and must live in the US or another area in which JHU/CTY has a business entity.
  • All employees participating in or serving children in University programs must participate in mandatory Child Abuse Prevention online training on the appropriate conduct around children, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and reporting of known or suspected child abuse and neglect.



Classified Title: Financial Aid Administrator 
Working Title: Assistant Financial Aid Manager (Seasonal)  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC 
Starting Salary Range: $22.95 to $31.59 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: varies 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: Mt. Washington Campus
Department name: 10000102-Financial Aid 
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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