Financial Aid Officer
Financial Aid/Student Employment
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Job Summary/Basic Function
The Financial Aid Officer has the responsibility of the efficient
and compliant delivery Title IV programs to students and their
families. The primary responsibility of this position is the review
and completion of Title IV verification in a timely fashion abiding
by all federal regulations ensuring that initial, federal student
aid eligibility criteria are met. This individual is charged with
staying abreast of changes to the federal and state regulations to
ensure compliance. Responsibilities of the Student Financial Aid
Officer includes determining eligibility and awarding student
financial aid for both internal and external programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Administers the review and completion of Title IV
Manage the document tracking process in order to communicate
document needs to applicants.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of the verification
process, its purpose and practicality. As well as the flow between
Banner and the US Department of Education processing centers. Apply
thorough interpretation of federal and state regulations and
general policies relating to financial aid especially verification
to ensure university compliance.
Analyzes and resolve conflicting information with students,
parents and university departments in the processing of student
Adhere to policy and procedure manual to ensure compliance
designed for error free annual audits.
Provides financial aid advising to current and prospective
students and their parents, including the resolution of financial
aid concerns within federal, state, local and institutional
Provides customer service during non-peak verification
Conducts financial aid orientations, workshops and other outreach
activities as needed.
Assists in coordinating loan process to ensure compliance.
Assists in the monitoring of Standards of Academic Progress ( SAP
) to ensure compliance.
Ability to travel for required conferences and trainings,
Provides back-up to other staff members as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Financial Aid experience.
Substantial time management skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft computer applications including Access and
Excel as well as Banner Financial Aid Module.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and with a diverse group of
Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Staff - Monthly (Exempt)
Budgeted Annual Salary
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * What is the highest degree you hold?
- Completed all Doctorate coursework, but has not completed
- Master's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Assoicate's Degree
- High School Diploma or GED
- * Do you have financial aid experience?
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts