Financial Aid Assistant

Mar 06, 2018
Mar 23, 2018
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Focus Areas
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
High School
Experience Level

Position Description: Assists in administering students in the Federal Title IV programs. Answers the telephone and does filing and typing. Counsels students concerning their aid.

Major Job-related Duties and Function:

  • Under the direction of the Director of Financial Aid, advises and assists students with the federal financial aid application process.
  • Notifies applicants of awards
  • provides support for the financial aid office.
  • Advises students both individually and collectively regarding eligibility and responsibilities, program requirements, alternative resources and budgeting.
  • Provides financial aid services and information to students, technical analysis, award package and award notification for federal financial aid programs,
  • monitors student's academic progress.
  • Verifies individual financial aid student files for accuracy; determines and reviews appropriate documents needed for financial aid student files. Maintains budget records for financial aid
  • assists in determining needed supplies and equipment for financial aid programs and orders and receives supplies and equipment ordered. Provides a variety of support duties for financial aid
  • helps to compile statistical data for various financial aid program reports.
  • Responsible for set up and maintenance of files for financial aid students.
  • Provides entrance and exit counseling to loan applicants, and performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma. Knowledge of state and federal regulations governing federal financial aid programs with 6 months experience.
  • Basic administrative and general clerical techniques.

Desired Qualification:

  • A minimum of one year's experience in student financial aid at an institution of higher education. Associate degree a plus.

Salary range: $13-14 dollars..