Financial Aid Advisor II
Posting Number: 0601056
Job Title: Financial Aid Advisor II
Position Type: Staff
Duration of Position: Full Time
Work Location: San Antonio, TX
Department: Financial Aid
Pay Rate: $36,513
Job Summary/Basic Function: This position will develop and implement new procedures and/or processes to make attaining financial aid for students as efficient as possible. The position will oversee the processing of files and preparation of correspondence concerning new and returning students in regards to financial aid.
Work Hours: Typically Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. May include some evening and weekend work.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Anticipated start date of September 1, 2017 or thereafter.
- Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position.
- The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
- If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
- Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Posting Date: 07-13-2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51944
Percent of total time: Responsibility / Duty: Is this function essential? 40
Provides financial aid information and assists students in accurately filling out forms and provides excellent customer service.
Reviews financial aid awards to assure accuracy, completeness, and that the awards are in compliance with institutional and governmental guidelines. Verifies student financial aid eligibility, enrollment, and academic status using Banner.
Assists with Consortium Agreement process to ensure students who participate in a dual enrollment agreement are receiving aid in timely and efficient manner.
Policies and Regulations
Assists the director in revising and/or approving the awarding of financial aid through the specific controls of program policy and guidelines. Makes adjustments if necessary for compliance issues and submits the corrections through mainframe correction process or as appropriate.
Assists the director in development of policy and procedures related to functional responsibilities.
Interprets and maintains knowledge of current federal, state and institutional policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to financial aid, student employment, and scholarships.
Assists the director with the review of Satisfactory Academic Progress appeals and makes decisions regarding the validity of the appeals.
Assists with the Return of Title IV process calculations. Monitors and processes daily and end of term unofficial withdrawal process.
Compiles data for institutional, fiscal, federal, and state reports on student aid as needed.
Assists with monitoring the over-award resolution process. Resolves over-award problems within Banner based on student receiving additional resources (scholarships and outside resources) after processing of initial award package. Works with director in returning student loans based on over-award resolution.
Assists the director with reviews of professional judgment of student files, making adjustments as needed.
Assists in training staff on updates and compliance issues.
Coordinates and oversees the records management of student aid documents. Ensures proper filing, maintenance, and disposal of records according to law.
Conducts in school financial aid workshops and/or makes presentations to local schools, organizations, and prospective students regarding student financial aid programs and processes
Performs other duties as assigned.
Necessary Qualifications: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree
Necessary Qualifications: 2 years of related work experience
Preferred Qualifications: 3 years of related work experience
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Other Qualifications for Posting: Necessary
Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Word & Excel, Computer Literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software. Record keeping.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community. Ability to multi task.
Experience with Banner. Knowledge of Federal and State Financial Aid Regulations.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.