Account Management Rep I

Naperville, IL
Jul 05, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
We are actively seeking candidates to join our Account Manager Representative Team in Naperville, IL. This role is responsible for assisting in student success through proactive and accurate account assessment and student finance advising. This position manages a portfolio of 850-900 students (either undergraduate or graduate or a combination thereof) to ensure that all students have the appropriate guidance to make informed financial resource decisions. Reports directly to the Account Management Manager and works in a contact center environment that supports students regardless of service modality. Works closely with Student Central, and other departments to research and resolve any student financing issues. This colleague is charged with being a role model for the organization TEACH values and fosters a culture of CARE consistent with organization's mission, vision, and purpose.

Are you up to the challenge of this important position and ready to seek a tremendously rewarding career with a global leader in higher education?

In this role you will:

  • Analyzes each student's situation in order to develop and implement an individualized financial plan that promotes student success
  • Continuously evaluates the financial plans throughout the student lifecycle
  • Collaborates with other departments and functional area to deliver an optimal student experience
  • Demonstrates and communicates current, detailed and accurate knowledge of University policies, Title IV, Military/Veteran's Affairs, international and state regulations to prospective and current students
  • Communicates the policies and procedures in a manner that displays understanding of the rationale and the value of the policy or procedure to the student
  • Assists applicants/students to make an informed a decision by providing accurate, helpful student finance advice.
  • Increases student satisfaction by providing proactive student finance and student services support to an assigned portfolio of students
  • Manages escalated concerns and resolves issues in a timely manner
  • Provides exceptional customer care to students by accepting ownership of student finance issues and questions
  • Identifies solutions for continuous improvement to existing processes and actively participates in the roll-out of new processes
  • Identifies opportunities and solutions that improve current processes; Participates in special projects and campaigns
  • Completes other duties as assigned

You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you:

  • Have earned a Bachelor's Degree
  • Have worked in higher education for at least one year (or have similar directly-relevant experience)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of principles, practices, methodology, and procedures for the provision of student financial aid advisement
  • Have knowledge of federal Title IV and state financial aid regulations and associated processing procedures
  • Have the ability to work independently as well as function as part of a team
  • Have outstanding customer service skills
  • Have PC skills in Microsoft Office, database and internet applications
  • Have exceptional strong interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to set priorities and deadlines and ensure projects are completed
  • Have the proven ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously in a deadline-driven, fast paced setting as part of a high-performing teamWe are proud to be an EEO employer
M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.