Admissions and Financial Aid Assistant - Eagle Pass
Posting DetailsPosting Details Job TitleAdmissions and Financial Aid Assistant - Eagle PassLocationEagle PassDepartmentFinancial AssistanceJob No.Posting Date05/13/2019End DateUntil FilledYesAppointment DateSalary$21,775.00Required
High School graduation. Three years of experience in enrollment management or a related customer service or electronic records management environment. Good communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to effectively work with students and co-workers during busy, stressful times; experience with office computer applications (word processing, spreadsheets, databases and prefer Banner knowledge); able to sit and use the computer for long periods of time; able to use computer keyboard and have 10 key calculator skills; able to communicate via telephone, email and chat professionally. Some weekend work may be required.
Must be able to work under stress, work independently and as a team member and to deal with people in a professional manner.Preferred
Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Direct experience working in a university setting such as financial assistance, admissions, records, or cashiers. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills.Primary Responsibilities
Establish records for undergraduate, graduate, and international student applications for admission to Sul Ross State University in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde programs; Keeps various administrative, fiscal, and academic records; verifies documents for completeness, accuracy and conformity with regulations; composes correspondence and compiles complex tables, charts or reports; provides individuals and general public with information on policies and procedures; may assign and review work of work study staff, may compose correspondence; may operate computer. Determine missing documentation, notify and follow-up with applicants who have incomplete admission files; Insure the proper filing of transcripts into appropriate pending and active files; update admission status on a prescribed schedule; issue letters of denial, and non-degree status when appropriate; Maintain, interpret, and communicate to appropriate officials federal and state guidelines associated with under-graduate, graduate, and international student admission and record keeping compliance procedures. May notify students of financial aid status. Display a clear understanding of the requirements of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), regarding the privacy of student records and general information. Maintain the confidentiality of all conversations, incidents, and information processed and maintained by the University.
Other duties as assigned. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.
This position is security sensitive.Other Information
Be able to work a flexible schedule. Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, campuses in Alpine, Del Rio, Eagle Pass and Uvalde, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.
At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours’ driving distance from Alpine.
Submit letter of interest, resume, contact information for three referencesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter
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