Student Services Assistant I - Financial Aid/Scholarships

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Oct 26, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Student Services Assistant I - Financial Aid/Scholarships

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
This role will facilitate problem solving with students and parents, assist with administering federal, state, and institutional programs, and provide financial aid counseling. Conduct student need analysis, perform federal verifications and packaging of student aid, and certify federal loan eligibility. Processes various reports to update student financial aid files to ensure accuracy and compliance. Serve on committees related to the administering of financial aid.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree or an associate’s degree plus two years of experience related to the summary of duties OR a combination of education and experience related to the summary of duties totaling four years.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of federal financial aid programs and supporting regulations.
  • Working knowledge of Title IV program fund regulations.
  • Working knowledge of U.S. Department of Education rules and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of current tax forms, regulations and the implications of such regulations on financial aid.
  • Working knowledge of the operation of office equipment, computers, and computer software applications.
  • Skills in researching regulatory information and resolving financial questions.
  • Skills in operating a computer and various supporting software packages.
  • Skills in developing presentations and counseling students.
  • Skills in verbal, written and interpersonal communication.
  • Skills in customer service.
  • Ability to obtain access to federal government databases pertaining to federal student aid.
  • Ability to diffuse difficult or emotional situations with students and/or parents.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a significant workload.
  • Ability to interpret and explain regulatory information related to the financial aid process.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems in an effective and professional manner.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals to meet their needs.


Preferred Qualifications:


Physical Requirements:
Work is performed generally in a typical office environment.


Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $29,082 - $36,352

Advertisement Number: STA50920
Open Date: 10/23/2020
Review Start Date: 10/31/2019
Close Date: 11/2/2020
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the review start date. The advertisement may close at any time after the review start date.

Please provide a minimum of 3 professional references within the application.


To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20430

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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