Financial Aid Assistant III (two positions to be filled)
Requisition Number: 201700198S
Department: Financial Aid
Usual Duties: Performs Need Analysis Verification procedures and maintains compliance with Federal regulations.
Other Requirements for the Position: High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent with a minimum of four years relevant clerical experience is required. Financial aid or other university-related work experience would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position
Performs Need Analysis Verification procedures and maintains compliance with Federal regulations.
Interviews financial aid applicants and their parents to obtain data and to explain the verifications requirements. Oversees methods of requesting and collection of necessary data. Conducts the verification process of all data and required documentation, including tax information. Verifies special circumstances for completeness and accuracy. Reviews citizenship and selective service requests. Processes Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA). Reviews tax records and Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) data verification of documents. Determines the initial financial eligibility. Reviews financial aid folders for completeness and accuracy. Supervises the data entry of required information. Transmits records to the Department of Education Central Processing System (CPS). Researches federal regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requires computer skills, ability to work front counter and answer telephones for extended periods.