PT - Peer Financial Aid Coach

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Position Details

Posting Number AS188P Position Title PT - Peer Financial Aid Coach Contract Length N/A Class Summary

As a Hispanic Serving Institution ( HSI ), College of the Mainland was awarded a Title V Hispanic-Serving Institution Program grant award from the U.S. Department of Education ( USDE ). Incumbent will support the financial literacy educator and financial aid staff through active communication with students. This position is grant funded.

Candidates Eligible to Apply Internal/External Position Type Non-Exempt Staff Employment Status Part Time Position Funding Type Grant
Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Some college experience and one (1) year of customer service experience.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience


Minimum Knowledge & Skills

General knowledge or experience with federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs and requirements; College of the Mainland student population, departments, and resources; Business software programs;

Skill in:
• Organization;
• Use of computers and related software application programs and social media applications;
• Communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Preferred Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of:
• Federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs and requirements;
• Financial literacy topics (preferred, but not required).

Licensing/Certification Requirements


Job Duties


• Front-of-office assistance;
• Contacting students via phone or email to check on their financial aid status;
• Referring students to appropriate resources after determining their main concerns;
• Representing the department at various outreach activities (on and off campus);
• Facilitating the development of communication strategies for social media posts;

Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Minimum Salary Range $12.50/hour Mid Point Salary Range $12.50/hour Maximum Salary Range Posting Open Date 04/13/2021 Posting Close Date Posting Will Be Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant EEO Statement

College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran status.

College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.

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    • Sometimes
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts (1 of 3)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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