Financial Aid Specialist (2 Positions)

Employer
Pensacola State College
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
Join the PSC family and connect with accomplished and diverse colleagues who inspire and innovate students and transform lives and futures. Along with helping our students reach their goals, Pensacola State makes career fulfillment a reality.

Job Description:

Summary: The Financial Aid Specialist position is a full-time career service position that will provide support and counseling for federal, state, and institutional programs. This position reports to Assistant Director, Financial Aid.

Duties and Responsibilities: Provides assistance to students and other personnel during registrations. Participates and provides Financial Aid expertise for student affairs events. Reviews and processes individual student files for accuracy and completeness. Packages Financial Aid awards for students. Provides excellent customer services. Monitors and covers the call center and front window and provides assistance as needed. Counsels students and parents on all related financial aid areas. Recommends appropriate data system changes as needed. Responsible for knowing and conforming to all safety practices and regulations that apply to this specific area and position. Unsafe conditions should be reported to the immediate supervisor and to the Pensacola State College Police Department/Public Safety. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an associate’s degree or its equivalent, two years responsible office administration experience, and demonstrated computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, etc.). College course work beyond the associate’s degree or its equivalent may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required experience. Appropriate work experience on a year to year basis may be substituted for the college degree requirement. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.

*Per F.S. 295.065 – Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, will receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.

SALARY: $27,825.00 ($14.27/hour)

Supplemental Materials: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, and unofficial transcripts to supplement the online application. If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted. Supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application. For assistance, contact the recruiting department at HRrecruiting@pensacolastate.edu .

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin July 13, 2022. For first review by screening committee, the online application and supplemental materials must be received by July 12, 2022.

The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.

Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.

Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.

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