About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally
diverse institution providing quality education and research in
aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with
residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and
Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides
educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations
throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South
As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and
aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique
institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved
with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates
who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and
other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in
seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation;
Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security,
and Intelligence; and Space.
For Academic Year 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate,
graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's
residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total
enrolled with the University around the world.
Embry-Riddle is now hiring an Operations Specialist for the
Financial Aid Office at the Daytona Beach campus. The Operations
- Provide general support for assistance, compliance, and quality
control to the Financial Aid office. This will include interacting
with all department staff, as well contact with students, families,
and outside agencies.
- Provide assistance with the awarding, reviewing, and monitoring
of State program financial assistance. These programs are in excess
of 8 million dollars in student funding.
- Be responsible for assisting the management team with the
reconciliation of state, federal, internal and external financial
aid funding resources.
- Be responsible for the awarding and monitoring of special
programs such as ROTC, Yellow Ribbon, waivers, and external
- Work in a professional and congenial manner within the
Financial Aid Office, within the University and in representing
- High school (or GED) level ability in spelling, grammar, basic
composition, and math.
- Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with staff,
the public, various government entities and the university
- Analytical skills with an in depth knowledge of information
systems and technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems,
Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet
- Comprehensive understanding of financial aid processing and
- Excellent communication skills.
- Must be able to multi-task and be deadline oriented.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Prior financial aid work experience preferred.