Financial Aid Administrator

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Job Title
Financial Aid Administrator

Official Title
Financial Aid Administrator

Position Number

Financial Aid - 164860


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm; Occasional Overtime

Department Overview
The Student Financial Aid & Scholarships (SFAS) department is committed to helping students achieve their educational goals by providing financial guidance and assistance within the guidelines of regulatory requirements. Through educational endeavors and student outreach, SFAS remains a vital contributor to UNT's enrollment success.

Job Description
The Financial Aid Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Financial Aid Administrator to join our team.

The Financial Aid Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Financial Aid Administrator to join our Processing team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Counseling and routing incoming inquiries regarding financial aid application processes, aid program availability, need analysis, verification requirements, satisfactory academic progress and ineligibility for aid.
* Assume accountability for and maintain knowledge of Federal, State and Institutional guidelines and regulations which include reading, interpreting, evaluating, training, and proposing recommendations for office operations.
* Assessing program eligibility for various financial aid programs, including federal need analysis eligibility.
* Determining and explaining formulas and calculations.
* Serve as a first point of contact for the department to other university personnel and outside entities related to Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
* Serve as team lead for Satisfactory Academic Progress
* Accessing, utilizing and updating information into the PeopleSoft system, ImageNow, NSLDS, FAA Access and other associated software programs.
* Reviewing appeals, meeting with students for Satisfactory Academic Progress, tracking appeals and data related to SAP and other processing area specific tasks.
* Write and update procedural documentation.
* Participate in orientations and other presentations where SAP is the focus.
* Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and three years of student services, student affairs, counseling, advising, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
* In depth knowledge of financial aid processes, policies and procedures or ability to quickly assimilate.
* Ability to problem-solve, multi-task and organize in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
* Ability to effectively communicate.
* Develops and maintains effective working relationships.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
* Knowledge of Federal and State rules and regulations related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
* Two years of experience within a Financial Aid Office.
* Skill in composing routine letters and preparing reports.
* Skill in recording and compiling material for reports.
* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
* Customer service experience in multiple settings.
* Ability to work independently.
* The physical ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 9/12/2018
Application Due: 10/5/2018
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