Part Time Financial Aide Specialist 3 Openings/Locations!

Industry

Education and Training

Advert ID

USA_551457

Location

San Antonio

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD14-15.5/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

San Antonio, TX - Downtown - (USA) 6243 IH 10 West Suite 110 TX San Antonio , TX 78201

ContactNumber

210-734-7300

Job Description

PART TIME Financial Aide Specialist 10a-2p

3 University Campus Locations

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides standard administrative, technical, production services or information that support others, and/or organizes data and information that is used and analyzed by others. Provides analytic and diagnostic services or uses highest level technical skills which noticeably affect work results.

Reports to the Department of Finance and Fiscal Services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

* Advises and guides students concerning application requirements for state, federal, and institutional programs including but not limited: assists students with FAFSA, TEXAS Grant, TEOG, Top 10% , EDAIDE, EHSG, and Hazelwood; evaluates students' high school and college transcripts to determine grant and loan eligibility.

* Reviews financial aid programs (TEXAS Grant, TEOG, EDAIDE, EHSG, FWS) throughout the year; updates student records; distribute SAP/Income Reductions/Dependency; overrides appeals for review and analysis; tracks all applications and documents; informs students about interim financial aid eligibility status; serves as liaison between District SFS Processing Center, Continuing Education, CSI, Advising, Admissions and Records, Bursars, and students concerning financial aid eligibility status and requirements; updates BANNER database with SAP Committee final decisions.

* Reviews student data and reconciles accounts using the FAA access, NDSLDS, COD, THECB, and agency process systems; performs grant funds reporting and reconciliation.

* Provides expert information to students regarding their financial aid status, requirements and responsibilities. Guides students through SAP appeal process. Updates student records to reflect grant, loan, and work-study eligibility based on SAP appeals. Reviews transcripts, citizenship documentation/selective service documentation/verification; provides in-service training for staff regarding changes in procedures and processing.

* Collects, verifies, and inputs all financial aid documents required to establish financial need and financial aid eligibility including citizenship information, selective service registration verification, State Grant applications, SAP appeals, transcripts, etc.; adjusts awards and notify students when changes in enrollment impact financial aid eligibility; work with students to resolve "student holds."

* Assists with Financial Aid presentations to student groups and/or the community at college, job fairs, and HS College Nights. Provides general financial aid information; assists with local scholarship and FAFSA applications.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

* Associate's degree or a combination of relevant experience, education and training that equates to the required degree.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

* Knowledge of state and federal legislation policies.

* Extensive knowledge of all financial aid programs, rules/regulations (Financial Aid and Institutional), standard accounting principles, and Banner system.

* Skill in using a personal computer and associated software programs.

* Excellent research and decision making skills.

* Ability to multi-task for extended hours, work under high stress and high volume during peak periods.

* Ability to prepare and present Student Financial Services information to prospective students and community members. Must be able to work independently and solve problems effectively; ability to collaborate with other departments and outside agencies; work well within a team.