Financial Aid Campus Specialist

Location
Fort Worth, TX
Posted
Oct 17, 2020
Institution Type
Community College
Posting Details

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Job TitleFinancial Aid Campus SpecialistPosting NumberF003755Position StatusFull TimeAssignment Length This field only applies to FacultyGrant FundedNoCategoryClericalClass Code31Pay Rate$19.42LocationSouthDepartmentDT Financial AidJob Summary

The Financial Aid Campus Specialist conducts financial aid awareness presentations which include custom presentations for Pell Grant recipients regarding their rights and responsibilities. The Specialist works with the financial aid Academic Success Plan program and assists the Director with one-on-one financial aid advising.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Assists SFAS director with acceptance, review and notification of financial aid students about their Academic Success Plans
• Collaborates with Counseling Office to ensure effective transition and communication to students about their financial aid Academic Success Plan
• Conducts financial aid presentations at New Student Orientations, New Student Group Advising, Student Success Course and other programs on the campus
• Works with College Access department, SFAS Director, Student Activities and other Student Services departments to conduct financial aid awareness presentations
• Conducts custom presentations for Pell Grant recipients to inform recipients of their rights and responsibilities, including the Lifetime Eligibility Used provision
• Advises financial aid students on all aspects of financial aid services
• Collaborates with District SFAS to communicate information to Pell Grant students about their Pell Grant rights and responsibilities
• Uses social media, including Twitter and Facebook to communicate with students about their Pell Grant status
• Conducts cross-training on Pell Grant recipient rights and responsibilities to other TCC departments
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the TCC Institute
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Financial Aid experience and/or knowledge of Title IV programs
• Effective communication skills, including report writing and oral presentation
• Demonstrated problem solving skills

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university
• Experience in a large, multi-campus college environment
• Experience with Elluician’s Colleague Management System
• Experiencing developing financial aid and other student development activities
• Demonstrated experience and skill with speaking in public
• Bilingual – Spanish

Knowledge, Skills and AbilityAccommodations

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

Successful candidates for this position must be available to work a flexible schedule, including availability to work after 5:00 pm and occasional weekends during peak times.

Posted10/16/2020ContactJoLynn Sprole*[email protected] DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Certification / License
Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Please select the highest level of education you have completed.
    • High School Diploma / GED
    • 60 or more College Credit Hours
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
    • None of the above
  2. * Please list any certification or licensure you have that is directly related to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of experience do you have working in Financial Aid and/or knowledge of Title IV programs?
    • Less than one year of experience
    • 1 year of experience
    • 2 years of experience
    • 3 years of experience
    • 4 years of experience
    • 5 or more years of experience
  4. * How many years of experience do you have working in multi-campus community college systems?
    • Less than 1 year of experience
    • 1 year of experience
    • 2 years of experience
    • 3 years of experience
    • 4 years of experience
    • 5 or more years of experience
  5. * How would you rate your level of experience using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)?
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
    • None
  6. * How would you rate your experience with web-based software?
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
    • None
  7. * Do you have experience with Ellucian and/or Datatel Colleague software product?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * What is your level of fluency in the Spanish language?
    • None
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  9. * Describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

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