Financial Aid Representative-CREATING POOL OF APPLICANTS FOR ANTICIPATED OPENINGS

Job description

Position Title:

Financial Aid Representive

Working Position Title:

Financial Aid Representative-CREATING POOL OF APPLICANTS FOR ANTICIPATED OPENINGS

Posting Type:

Civil Service

Department:

Human Resource Services

Primary Function:

Employees in this position perform duties involved in the operation of campus student financial aid programs and/or technical, supervisory, or administrative functions in the management of the programs.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally):

Employees at this level serve as the initial contact for institutional financial aid inquiries. They counsel, advise, and direct inquiries for applicants and recipients of student financial aid. They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position:

1. Any one or combination totaling two (2) years (24 months) from the categories below:
A. College course work in any field
• Associate Degree (60 semester hours) equals one (1) year (12 months)
• 90-semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
• Bachelor’s Degree (120 semester hours) equals three (3) years (36 months)
B. work experience performing office, business, or customer service/relations activities.

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to the performance of this position.:

Knowledge of clerical procedures.
Knowledge of the student application process
Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel, and Word and other computer programs.
Skill in mathematics and calculations.
Skill in customer service, and oral and written communication.
Skill in time management, organizing work assignments, and responding quickly and effectively to challenges.
Ability to interpret and apply internal and government policies, procedures and regulations.
Ability to work in an environment that can be fast-paced and stressful.

Hiring rate/range:

Commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.

Posting Date:

03/02/2021

Closing Date:

05/31/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • This posting is a POOL posting, created to build a referral register for future opportunities.
  • Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position, however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience.
  • If you have education and/or training in excess of what is required, we encourage you to upload your unofficial transcripts.
  • Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application. Emails will be generated from [email protected] and [email protected] Please add these emails to your address book to ensure timely delivery of any future communication.
  • We STRONGLY recommend that contact information used in your online profile be personal use, not professional/work information: personal email address, home address, and phone numbers. The information you provide is used to make contact on search updates, department referrals and interviews, etc. We must be able to relay sensitive and important information in a way that protects your privacy concerning job search activity, now and in the future.
  • ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE SCHEDULED TO COME TO THE NIU DEKALB CAMPUS TO TAKE A STATE UNIVERSITIES CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION. At the time of testing, you will be required to present a photo ID. NOTE: If you have previously tested for this classification and wish to rewrite the exam to improve your score and register position, please contact the Civil Service Testing Office by the posting deadline.
  • Required documentation noted in the posting such as driver’s license, licensures, or certifications MUST be presented at the time of examination.
  • If eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable Discharge MUST be uploaded to this application in order to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.
  • Click Financial Aid Representative for more information including salary ranges, typical duties, minimum acceptable qualifications, and testing requirements.
  • Please click Human Resource Services – Benefits for detailed information about Northern Illinois University’s benefits package.
  • Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Link to Department Homepage:

Civil Service Pool Positions

EEO Statement:

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
[email protected]
815-753-5560

Visa Policy:

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation:

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education (AAEOE) at [email protected].

Clery Act Information:

NIU provides information regarding campus security, personal and fire safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime reporting policies, in addition to crime and fire statistics for the most recent three calendar years. The Annual Security Report containing security and safety information is available at www.safety.niu.edu/clery or by contacting the University Police Department and Public Safety Department at 815-753-9628 to receive a hard copy. The Annual Fire Safety Report is available at www.niu.edu/clery/fire_report.pdf or by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Department at 815-753-0404 to receive a hard copy.

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https://employment.niu.edu/postings/55635

 

 

 

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Posted: 3/3/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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