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SCHOLARSHIP AND LOAN COORDINATOR

Employer
Brazosport College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 8, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary/Basic Function: This position reports to the Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships and is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:  
  • Coordinates all aspects of the scholarship program, determines student eligibility for funds available and monitors continuing eligibility, maintains and reconciles funds, processes payments; maintains on-line scholarship application software, promotes Brazosport College and Foundation scholarships, and works with donors regarding scholarship requirements;
  • Oversees Federal Loan program and works with Department of Education and servicers to resolve issues with loans; 
  • Provides in-person loan counseling for all students receiving loans;
  • Determines satisfactory academic progress eligibility each semester prior to loan disbursement and reconciles loan disbursements on a monthly basis with internal auditor and Department of Education;
  • Evaluates and verifies applications using established needs analysis procedures to award aid (Federal, State, and Institutional Funds) to student;
  • Advises applicants regarding financial aid options by explaining federal, state and institutional regulations and procedures, rights and responsibilities of federal student loans, and academic requirements;
  • Coordinates childcare assistance programs, both college and work source funded, including determining eligibility;
  • Executes scheduled and ad hoc computer processes;
  • Keeps informed of changes to financial aid programs to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations as well as institutional policies;
  • Participates in annual trainings and professional development;
  • Supports the College’s student success efforts; and 
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature of level as assigned. 
Minimum Qualifications: The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required from a regionally accredited college or university;
  • At least 2 years of experience in a higher education setting such as:  financial aid, admissions, advising, business office, or other student services related area;
  • At least 1 year of financial aid experience preferred;
  • Experience with a Student Information System (Banner, POISE, PeopleSoft, etc.) and with US Department of Education websites and software is preferred;
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work in a team environment; 
  • Other qualities, experiences, and skills that enhance one’s value to the institution; and
  • Exceptional employment or educational qualifications may be given special consideration. 
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