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Financial Aid Specialist

Tarrant County College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title

Financial Aid Specialist

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Full Time

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This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded




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DT Financial Aid

Job Summary

Assists the district administration in balancing financial aid accounts. Supervises district electronic processing. Handles special projects, reports, and written communication for the District Coordinator of Financial Aid.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Supervisory responsibilities for numerous departmental accounts
• Compiles and sorts documents substantiating financial aid transactions
• Inputs or supervises input of all electronic Pell payments, Student Aid Report corrections and reprinting of ESAR
• Verifies and posts details of transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and totals accounts
• Types vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records and written communication
• Ensures compliance with all applicable laws, policies, and procedures
• Obtains financial data for use in maintaining accounting records by performing the following duties
• Reviews and runs reports to reconcile Federal, State, and institutional awards.
• Assists students with completion of FAFSA, or any situations regarding awards or disbursements; presents or assist area high school students with financial aid information and FAFSA application completion
• Evaluates student eligibility for certain awards, scholarships, grants, and/or financial aid
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the TCC Institute
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Associate’s degree or 60 college hours and two (2) years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping work; or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and related experience
• Financial aid experience and/or knowledge of Title IV programs

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Experience working with computerized systems
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary




Trina Smith-Patterson

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Certification / License
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