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Financial Aid Advisor III
Job Locations US-TX-Denison
Type Regular Full-Time
Welcome to Grayson College. Grayson College is in the heart of Grayson County and provides a vital link for higher education. GC offers small classes for personalized instruction, affordable tuition, caring, professional faculty, and the convenience of day, evening or online classes. The college serves approximately 5,000 students annually. Grayson's reputation is highly respected by surrounding universities and industries as an excellent source of quality graduates who bring specialized, skilled and much-needed talents to the workplace.
Financial Aid Advisor III: Provides leadership and subject matter expertise in the financial aid department to ensure accuracy and compliance in the marketing, processing, and awarding of student financial aid.
The hourly range for this position is $18.42 to $27.63.
40% Determines eligibility; processes and awards scholarships, waivers, exemptions, vouchers, and all state and federal aid.
25% Assists students, parents, and college staff with complex or escalated financial aid inquiries, application challenges, and loan concerns in person, in writing, by telephone, or other electronic means.
10% Develops annual forms and document sequencing so student forms can be completed electronically.
10% Develops marketing materials and presentations and ensures website compliance for the Office of Financial Aid. Conducts financial aid workshops and financial literacy seminars for new and prospective students and community groups.
5% Attends federal financial aid training, workshops, seminars, and conferences in order to maintain current knowledge of financial aid requirements and regulations.
5% Communicates with federal and state agencies and lenders regarding reporting requirements and regulations regarding financial aid either in person, in writing, by telephone, or other electronic means.
5% Performs other job related duties as assigned.
1. Demonstrates Viking Values of balance, clarity, gratitude, service, teamwork, and trust. 2. Serves as a role model and subject matter expert in the Office of Financial Aid. 3. Provides friendly, courteous, and professional service to students, parents, staff, and community members. 4. Works with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy; strives for zero errors in the awarding of financial aid. 5. Maintains a current knowledge of federal, state, and institutional packaging policies and procedures that pertain to financial assistance.
6. Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to federal and state financial aid; adheres to institutional policies and procedures for processing financial aid. 7. Maintains the confidentiality of student information and other private records. 8. Works independently to handle multiple assignments and projects with limited supervision.
This job description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising the position.Qualifications
Experience- Two years to five years of similar or related experience.
Education- (1)A Bachelor's Degree or (2) equivalent experience or (3) previous experience as a Financial Aid Advisor.
Interpersonal Skills- Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the college for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation.
Other Skills- This position requires analysis, decision-making, and problem-solving. Strong interpersonal, customer service, communication, and presentation skills are also required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn new applications as needed to complete work assignments.
Physical Requirements- The work is typically sedentary. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, driving an automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to do the work.
Work Environment- Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a typical office.
GRAYSON COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ON THE BASIS OF MERIT AND WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, GENDER, AGE, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.
The employer actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact the human resources office at 903-463-8770 or [email protected].
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