Wednesday, July 21, 2021
What's next for you is the first priority for us!
With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South
University located in Savannah, GA is a private institution
dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the
intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse
student population. This position supports South University's
Online Student Support Center in Pittsburgh, PA.
Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a
history formed by the many individuals who have developed the
education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to
the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South
University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we
take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and
personalized attention that helps students define goals and
identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature
hands-on experiences that not only shape students' skills and
excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters
through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the
pursuit of life-long learning.
to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to
Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can
make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and
South University, the right direction for a
Paid Time Off
domestic partner coverage
SUMMARY: Develop, negotiate
and finalize student financial plans consistent with financial
planning policies and procedures and with Federal/State regulations
for awarding aid. Work closely with new, continuing and re-entry
students and their families to ensure the financial plan and
re-plan continue to best meet the families' needs. Counsel students
on all acceptances and other matters related directly to the
student financial plan. Assure that the South University
philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth,
involvement and recognition of employees; sound economic
principles; and an environment which is conducive to innovation,
positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the
duties and responsibilities of this position.
with Admission Representatives in order to facilitate outstanding
service to prospective students and their parents.
accurately package assigned students which includes new,
continuing, re-entry and transfer students.
students/parents with the completion of the FAFSA and review the
resulting ISIR, assign the appropriate budget, and package the
plans for assigned students in compliance with institutional
policies and Federal regulations, communicate the plan to students
and parents, and effectively explain rights and responsibilities
for each aid source.
Assist students and
parents with alternative means of financing any remaining balance
after awarding eligible federal, state, or institutional
files are complete and accurate and that aid is paid to students'
accounts in a timely manner.
Review and complete
Basic Verification and C Code Reviews for students as
Utilize reports to
review students, analyze work needed, and work with the Director of
Financial Aid for priorities.
appropriate training modules within 30 days of the new or revised
module becoming available.
Other duties as
in a related discipline preferred OR Associate's Degree plus 3
years of related experience with federal and student financial aid,
OR 5 years of related experience with federal and student
problem-solving approach to work.
communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Ability to make
small group presentations as well as skill in interacting as an
ability to multi-task, work independently, and make decisions based
computer software (MS Office) skills as well as exposure to more
concentrated financial aid software (Campus Vue/Campus Nexus
ENVIRONMENT: The environment is
dynamic and goal oriented requiring multi-tasking of
responsibilities at all times. This position requires the ability
to work effectively with a variety of personalities both within the
school and with the public. A caring and self directed nature is
essential. Must possess a desire and ability to study, practice and
obtain additional knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis to
remain well versed in financial aid program offerings, policies and
procedures. The operating environment requires strict adherence to
all regulatory requirements and internal policies. The position
works extensively with the financial aid staff and the admissions
department personnel. Outside contacts include prospective students
and applicants, their families and guests, and others such as
government agencies, public school systems and private businesses.
The duties and characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a
disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or
without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential
functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job,
the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in
person, over the telephone, video conference, through email and
other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle
various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise
identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required
to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity
as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate
success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse
environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can
Job Family All
Required Education Associate Degree