Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running. The university provides outstanding opportunities for staff in advancement, professional growth, and Christian ministry. APU seeks staff who model excellence in their discipline and have a clear and compelling understanding of their faith and Christian commitment.
The Financial Aid Data Processing Associate is responsible for transferring data files to and from various agencies over the internet, processing data in the PeopleSoft system and communicating outcomes with team members and other APU staff. The role includes administrative coordination of archived data and stored data.
Examples of Duties
- Uploads and processes COD/CPS Files
- Downloads response files from COD
- Backs-up the processing of Direct Loans
- Processes Alternative Loans
- Coordinates all mass packaging and repackaging processes for undergraduate students
- Runs all 3C Processes (Service Indicators, Communications, Checklists)
- Generates offer letters
- Processes award authorizations and disbursements
- Processes ISIRs
- Grant processing (Pell, Chafee, Cal Grant)
- Sends notifications to FAOs and the Business Office
- Manages archiving of folders/files in department network share drives
- Maintains the data processing calendar
- Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor
BA degree in related field (or equivalent combination of experience and education).
3-5 years of experience with data entry and data processing tasks. Experience with web-based file transfers and online data processing
Ability to work successfully in a team environment and possess the flexibility and adaptability to changing requirements is required. Ability to maintain harmonious work relationships with staff, students, faculty and University officials and the general public. Experience with PeopleSoft in a higher education environment preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Proficient with the use of MS Office products. Proficient with the use of internet tools such as web browsers and FTP clients.
Able to work with little supervision. Ability to plan details of procedures and methods to obtain definite objectives. Ability to understand written and verbal instructions. Able to understand document procedure. Ability to exercise independent judgment; use discretion in making decisions along with logical problem solving. Ability to maintain accuracy during periods of high stress. In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.
Intermittent sitting and standing. Substantial repetitive motions with wrist, hand and/or fingers. Talking and hearing demands. Able to conduct business at various offices on campus. Able to lift, pull grasp, bend to lower file drawer and reach to top of 5-drawer file cabinet. Able to lift up to 20 lbs.
Extensive use of the computer monitor, reading.
Pleasant but busy office, comfortable temperature.
Full-time position. Excellent benefits. Salary to be determined based on qualifications and experience.
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Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.