Financial Aid Specialist

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Position Details

Position Details

Requisition Number STA002363 Classification Title Financial Aid Specialist Working Title R2T4 Specialist Location Statesboro Campus Department 3900712100-Financial Aid, Office of Position Status Full-Time Position Summary

Office of Financial Aid. The Financial Aid R2T4 Specialist is responsible for the Return to Title IV review and calculations following Federal and Institutional regulations and procedures. The Financial Aid Specialist provides clear and concise dissemination of financial aid information regarding application, processes, community resources and available internet resources.

Essential Functions

•Performs the Return to Title IV program review and calculations in compliance with all University rules and regulations.
•Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of the R2T4 process including modules.
•Manages the review and reconciliation of all Title IV programs and R2T4 funds for timely, accurate, and compliant returns each semester.
•Collaborates with the Offices of the Bursar and the Registrar in determining withdrawal dates, R2T4 review and calculations.
•Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of Federal and State financial aid program regulations, policies and procedures especially R2T4 regulations as they apply to modules.
•Uses professional judgment according to Federal Policies and Procedures in determining student eligibility.
•Identifies and analyzes unusual problems pertaining to financial aid with emphasis towards problem resolution and student service.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

Minimum Education Required

Bachelor’s Degree

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education? No Minimum Experience Required

Two or more years of related work experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience? No Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment

Preferred Education Preferred Experience Salary Range Up to a budgeted maximum of $39,000 Job Open Date 05/22/2019 Job Closing Date 06/12/2019 Special Instructions Summary Quicklink for Posting Required Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have two or more years of related work experience?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Do you have the ability to use PC computers and effectively utilize Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you understand that Georgia Southern University is a tobacco and smoke-free community?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Are you authorized to work lawfully in the United States?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Posted: 5/23/2019
    Application Due: 6/13/2019
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