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“I like working remotely with clients.  I can work set hours and respond faster by working from home without all of the distractions of being in an office.” – Lisa Reichstein

The Higher Education Assistance Group, Inc. (HEAG) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following financial aid consultant positions:

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Financial Aid Consultant – Ellucian Colleague

The Higher Education Assistance Group, Inc. (HEAG) is actively seeking Financial Aid Consultants to work with our higher education clients throughout the country that utilize the Ellucian Colleague software platform. We are looking for candidates with at least 7 years of recent, direct responsibilities in a Financial Aid Office such as setting up Ellucian Colleague systems for new aid award years. Prior financial aid consulting experience is a plus, but not mandatory.

Consultants must be able to fill interim positions for a diverse base of client schools, with direct knowledge of complex compliance issues. Candidates must be competent and well versed in the compliant administration of Title IV Student Financial Aid Programs and able to manage responsibilities in a strategic, yet functional capacity. Candidates must have strong Ellucian Colleague or other FA Student Information System experience, including Department of Education software.

Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work independently in a mostly remote capacity. Contracted assignments can be both short and long term and may include travel (very little during the current pandemic but some requests do occur). Hours can also vary by assignment. We assign candidates based on their availability and place them to succeed within their strongest skill-sets and background in the school’s SIS utilization.

The Higher Education Assistance Group, Inc. (HEAG) is a comprehensive financial aid consulting group with corporate headquarters located in Wellesley, Massachusetts & has been in business for over 30 years, with a core group of consultants based all around the country. Please submit your resume and cover letter for immediate consideration to join our team.

Director-Level Consultants

The Higher Education Assistance Group, Inc. (HEAG) is looking for full-time, Director-Level Financial Aid Consultants to work with our clients throughout the country. We are seeking candidates with at least 4-5 years of recent director-level supervisory and leadership responsibilities in a Financial Aid Office.  Prior financial aid consulting experience is a strong plus, but not mandatory.  Director-Level Consultants must be able to fill “Interim Director of Financial Aid” positions for a diverse base of client schools, with direct knowledge of resolving complex compliance issues.  Candidates must be competent and well versed in the compliant administration of Title IV Student Financial Aid Programs and able to manage responsibilities in a strategic, yet functional capacity.  Candidates must have strong Ellucian Banner/Colleague, PowerFAIDS, Peoplesoft, Campusvue, Jenzabar, or other FA Student Information System experience, including Department of Education software.  Candidates must also have the ability to research complex compliance issues and communicate findings and other important issues effectively to non-FA staff, including Executives.  Contracted assignments can be both short and long term and may include travel.  The Higher Education Assistance Group, Inc. (HEAG) is a comprehensive financial aid consulting group located in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Please email cover letter, resume, list of references and salary expectations to:  jmegargell@heag.us.

Financial Aid Consultants

The Higher Education Assistance Group, Inc. (HEAG) is actively seeking Financial Aid Consultants to work with our higher education clients throughout the country. We are looking for candidates with at least 5-7 years of recent, direct responsibilities in a Financial Aid Office such as packaging, R2T4 processing, reconciliation and other daily tasks within an aid office. Prior financial aid consulting experience is a plus, but not mandatory.

Consultants must be able to fill interim positions for a diverse base of client schools, with direct knowledge of complex compliance issues. Candidates must be competent and well versed in the compliant administration of Title IV Student Financial Aid Programs and able to manage responsibilities in a strategic, yet functional capacity. Candidates must have strong Ellucian Banner/Colleague, PowerFAIDS, Peoplesoft, CampusVue, Jenzabar, or other FA Student Information System experience, including Department of Education software.

Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work independently in a mostly remote capacity. Contracted assignments can be both short and long term and may include travel (very little during the current pandemic but some requests do occur). Hours can also vary by assignment. We assign candidates based on their availability and place them to succeed within their strongest skill-sets and background in the school’s SIS utilization.

The Higher Education Assistance Group, Inc. (HEAG) is a comprehensive financial aid consulting group with corporate headquarters located in Wellesley, Massachusetts & has been in business for over 30 years, with a core group of consultants based all around the country. Please submit your resume and cover letter for immediate consideration to join our team.