Financial Aid Assistant III

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Financial Aid Assistant III

FLSA status:


Hiring Salary:

$2,004 – $2,952 per month

Occupational Category:



Financial Aid

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Educational and Experience Requirement:

High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent with a minimum of four years relevant clerical experience is required. Financial aid or other university-related work experience would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Coordinates the Federal and State Work Study program.

Primary Responsibilities:

Reviews financial aid folders for completeness and accuracy. Reviews academic transcripts for student academic progress compliance. Reviews award letters for student acceptance/declination of aid award. Coordinates the Federal and State Work Study program. Awards Work Study Funds to students. Provides training to departments on College Work Study policies, procedures, and regulations. Coordinates with the Center for Community Engagement for off site student employment. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

May require the ability to type and use 10-key calculator by touch. Computer skills may be required specifically with Microsoft Excel. Ability to work front counter and answer telephones for extended periods.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/5/2021
Application Due: 3/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time