Student Financial Specialist, Return of Title IV
Job Title: Student Financial Specialist, Return of Title IV
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 46327
Department The Office of Financial AidEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities Responsible for coordinating the activities related to the planning, administration, and evaluation of the University’s Return of Title IV (R2T4) Program. This administrative capability’s requirements are dictated by the federal Department of Education and includes the identification of students subject to R2T4 based on enrollment status, grades earned, and program type; the appropriate repayment calculation based on the aforementioned variables; and that notifications and repayment are made on-time. In so doing this position acts as the Financial Aid representative to the University Withdrawal Committee, providing expertise and guidance.
Responsible for accurate and timely execution of the Return of Title IV Funds to the federal government, an administrative capability for the University. Stays abreast of federal financial aid regulations and institutional withdrawal policy and represents OFA on the University Withdrawal Committee. Calculates the amount due for return to the federal government based on date an official withdrawal is initiated or by proscribed logic in the case an abandoned term. Coordinates closely with Withdrawal Services, University Registrar, and Student Business Services in executing responsibilities. Responsible for adjusting aid packages and disseminating appropriate communications to the federal government and affected student.; Analyzes financial aid data to determine if an administrative hold should be placed on future disbursements. Counsels students considering withdrawal regarding financial impacts. Conducts regular data analyses concerning trends in official and unofficial withdrawal behavior; makes recommendations to Enrollment Management leadership and/or University Withdrawal Committee for policy changes. Responsible for the implementation of changed policies and procedures.. Trains others not directly reporting to the incumbent as needed.
Decides Satisfactory Academic Progress appeals requiring only one reviewer. May sit on the Satisfactory Appeal Committee. Reviews reports of potential overawards and performs any necessary adjustments to awards using existing packaging methodology.
Provides support, information, and guidance to leadership to by participating in discussions and testing regarding updates and changes to the student information system, imaging workflow, and other products used regularly in support of the SAP function. Monitors and assesses processes continually; recommends changes to improve efficiency, accuracy, and/or compliance, and shares responsibility for the implementation of changed procedures.
Assists other sections during peak times in support of the goals of the Office of Financial Aid. Ensures business process documentation is up-to-date. Contributes and updates content related to area of expertise to the departmental intranet site. Represents the Office of Financial Aid to on-campus groups, such as advisors, regarding federal Return of Title IV rules and processes.Qualifications Bachelor's degree and two years experience related to academic and/or student services or high school diploma/equivalent and six years of experience.
(Note: post-high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)
Experience in financial aid/financial literacy, customer service, advising, or working one-on-one with people in a professional setting.
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook or equivalent software.
Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
Experience performing accurately in a detail oriented environment and the ability to meet project deadlines.
Experience gathering, interpreting, reporting, and editing information.
Experience and ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.Anticipated Salary Range Low to mid $30,000'sPay Plan This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.Schedule If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
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