Normal office environment.
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Oversees and performs varied and complex federal and state
financial aid compliance activities in support of the Office of
Student Financial Aid to ensure University compliance
responsibilities are met. Applies knowledge of financial aid
compliance to develop and monitor systems processes to ensure the
Office of Student Financial Aid's compliance responsibilities are
met, including electronic federal financial aid processes; other
federal and state compliance processes; institutional,
endowed/annual and external scholarship processes; NCAA
regulations; and the Board of Governors policy.
Run necessary system configuration, term-related processes and
daily federal financial aid extract and import processes, to ensure
accurate disbursements and proper implementation of various
financial aid programs. Periodically run reports that will
proactively ensure compliance with federal regulations and identify
issues that are a potential risk to reconciliation of federal
funds. Review output and guide OSFA staff to correct student
records and maintain accurate documentation of corrections.
Test systems processes, including workflows, Appworx Chains, Banner
processes, including all aspects of the Banner system that touch on
student financial aid eligibility, financial aid disclosures, and
reconciliation to ensure university remains in compliance with
required data used in the awarding, disbursement and reconciliation
of financial aid. Recommend updates to processes to ensure
compliance with Title IV regulations.
Monitor scholarship awarding process to ensure data integrity for
awarding and renewal of need-based and merit institutional aid
annually. Provide technical and analytical support for external
software used for awarding endowed and annual funds. Includes
maintaining documentation of award requirements from year to year
to ensure federal, state and NCAA requirements are met.
Perform necessary system configuration and rollover tasks to
support multiple financial aid business processes in BANNER.
Investigate audit or questions in periodic audits (federal, state
and institutional). Assist in the development of annual audit
responses and implementation of corrective action plans as
Monitor federal and industry changes and work with management to
ensure the university remains in compliance with new
Interface with other staff in the university, including technical
and operational, to ensure Office of the Student Financial Aid
systems and process interface effectively with other areas of the
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education Bachelor's degree
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration or
a related field. Candidates with an equivalent combination of
education and experience may be considered.
Experience Intermediate (3 to 4 years job-related experience)
Requires 3 or more years of related experience. Must meet
eligibility requirements for access to Federal Student Aid
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of and experience with Federal Title IV regulations and
University policies that could impact compliance with regulations
at all levels.
Proficient in Banner financial aid or similar software, Microsoft
Excel, Microsoft Access, and familiarity with SQL.
Experience with verifying and auditing data; problem
solving/solution development; and implementing process
Demonstrated organizational skills and strong attention to
Self-motivated and able to work effectively in critical and time
sensitive situations both independently and as part of a
Job Open Date
(When job is posted in the system)
Job Close Date
(or until suitable candidate is found)
Is this position reposted?
None (New Posting)
Background Check Requirements
University policy requires certain persons who are offered
employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal
history check, before starting to work. If you are offered
employment, the University will inform you if a background check is
Instructions for submitting your application:
submit application via WSU's Online Hiring System
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