Financial Aid Analyst
FINANCIAL AID ANALYST
Working Title: Financial Aid Analyst
Department: A-State Online Operations
Division: Academic Affairs and Research
Proposed Salary Range: 29,251.00
Position Summary: The Financial Aid Analyst is responsible for providing, obtaining, processing, and packaging student financial aid information and coordinating the compiling of data for various financial aid programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
- Assist with student registration processes & issues.
- Send registration notification information.
- Scan incoming transcripts.
- Run audits.
- Assist with graduation notification.
- Communicate with online students via telephone calls, e-mails and some walk-in students.
- Work entering transfer data will be required, including: transcript evaluation, course work data entry (including verification of repeated courses, duplicate courses or data entry errors), sending course descriptions to departments for equivalency evaluations.
General Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Other: Arkansas State University Online is one of the oldest online degree programs in Arkansas. Arkansas State University Online seeks to bring convenient, affordable and valuable post-secondary education opportunities to all seeking to better themselves through the completion of advanced degrees. Through fully accredited programs that are recognized nationally, students can advance their careers.
The A-State Online Service (AOS) office serves over 4,000 enrolled students, as well as assisting with and processing applications for approximately 1,000 potential students per semester. The office also helps students with academic and financial aid advising, and class registration.
Knowledge/Skills/Ability: Knowledge of:
Supervisory practices and procedures, Student financial aid programs, standards and procedures, Counseling and interviewing techniques, and Principles and practices of money management.
Review and evaluate student financial needs and prepare appropriate financial aid package, Disseminate information orally and in writing, Collect, analyze, compile, and record data on financial aid, and Supervise the work of subordinates.
Minimum Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree with a major in general business or related field; plus one year of experience in student financial aid or related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (www.jonesborochamber.org).
EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.