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Financial Aid Specialist

Employer
Lee College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 22, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Financial Aid Specialist


Salary:
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: FY2300083
Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX
Division: Provost/Academic & Student Affairs

Position Overview

Starting salary is $34,632 to $38,963. The initial salary offer is commensurate with education and related work experience.

This position will provide the delivery of the Title IV federal aid programs, Texas State aid programs, as well as institutional aid programs, in accordance with program rules and regulations and Lee College policies and procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Package, award, and distribute federal and state financial aid resources to eligible students in accordance with all federal and state rules and regulations.
  • Administer return to Title IV regulations. This includes counseling students, calculating financial liabilities, monitoring attendance, and reporting liabilities to students, Business Office, and the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).
  • Administer the Federal Direct Student Loan Program, including certification, transmission, entrance and exit counseling, and default management.
  • Assist in administering federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid programs.
  • Advise prospective students, continuing students, and parents regarding financial aid application procedures, eligibility requirements, college policies, and availability of federal, state, local, and institutional financial aid.
  • Use independent professional judgment to advise stakeholders by instructing and interpreting information and deliver the most equitable outcome for the student.
  • Assist in maintaining PeopleSoft set-ups that pertain to financial aid.


  • Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide customer service to students, staff, and other visitors to the college.
  • Perform Student Affairs division tasks as assigned.
  • Effectively communicate ideas, issues, and concerns as they arise with supervisors and other team members.
  • Participate in financial aid events, including giving presentations.
  • Electronically transmit data between Lee College and other financial aid processing units.
  • Communicate with key personnel at Lee College and other area colleges for updates on new programs, regulatory changes, deadlines, etc.
  • Participate in professional development activities.
  • Attend national, regional, state, and local meetings, as well as conferences, trainings, workshops, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)
  • One (1) year of related work experience
  • Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of word processing skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic math skills
  • Must have knowledge of or the ability to learn Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Must be aware of and sensitive to cultural differences
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Must be able to travel within the service area and out of town to attend training, conferences, etc.




  • To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/lee/jobs/3624731/financial-aid-specialist




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