Financial Aid Specialist

Education Support Specialist / Role Code 29143


Eastern Shore Community College is recruiting for one part-time position reporting to the Financial Aid Coordinator.  The hourly rate is $12 per hour.  There are no benefits associated with this position.  Flexible schedule with up to twenty nine hours per week beginning in March 2017, or as soon as agreed upon. The position is subject to a background check and E-Verify. The selected candidates must have the physical ability to bend, lift at least 20 pounds, and the ability to follow oral and written instructions/regulations.


To provide basic financial aid services by assisting students and the public with general financial aid concerns and questions. This includes helping students with the creation / retrieval of a FSA ID and completion of the online FAFSA application.  Assist with all functions pertaining to advertising, awarding, and administering financial aid.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent full-time work experience in an office environment.  Proficient in Microsoft Office with concentration in Word and Excel.  Must be detailed-orientated.

Preferred Qualifications

College degree in a related field such as Business Administration, counseling, or finance. Excellent customer service skills.  Proficient in mathematics and data base administration.

Application Process

Submit a fully completed and signed Virginia application for employment form (available at  > employment).  Position is open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin on March 3,  2017. Position is subject to a background check.  Eastern Shore Community College participates with E-Verify which allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. Applicants desiring special services or accommodations should contact the Human Resources Office at least five days prior to application review deadline.  Send applications to:

Michael Driscoll

Human Resources Manager

Eastern Shore Community College

29300 Lankford Highway

Melfa, VA 23410



Eastern Shore Community College (or ESCC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Michael Driscoll, Human Resources Manager, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa, VA  23410; 757.789.1754.  (V/TDD Telephone 757-789-1738)