Student Fin Aid Crd III, Vet Med

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Jun 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 516946
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Office/Clerical, Student Affairs/Services

Classification Title:

Student Financial Aid Crd III

Job Description:

Coordinates and monitors financial aid processing for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). This process requires extensive use of computerized support and an in-depth knowledge of all federal financial aid regulations in addition to institutional program guidelines. Responsible for reviewing reports of weekly loan processing output CVM students to ensure accuracy. Assists SFA loan certification staff in testing of federal loan start-up processing for CVM students. Provides in-person and telephone advising regarding all aspects of the CVM student’s financial aid eligibility and corresponds extensively with students via email in regards to inquiries concerning financial aid issues. Conducts financial aid presentations and orientations for prospective, new, and continuing veterinary medicine students. Provides financial literacy, wellness, and debt management counseling for all CVM students. Responsible for awarding and monitoring funds management of SFA administered grant and federal Title VII accounts to ensure maximum utilization of funds allocated specifically to CVM students in accordance with SFA and federal guidelines. Responsible for providing financial aid information in accordance with FERPA and university privacy policies as requested by college deans or development offices for reporting purposes. Completes financial aid surveys and reports, as requested and appropriate.

Works closely with the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, the CVM Awards and Scholarship Committee, the Financial Office, and Advancement Team. Manages the College’s annual scholarship cycle, which includes soliciting nominations, applications, verifying eligibility and criteria adherence, processing all financial and administrative paperwork, and maintaining detailed records for reporting. Advise current students on scholarship and loan opportunities. Responsible for monitoring and reconciling all College of Veterinary Medicine monthly ledgers for loans and scholarships awarded. This includes a detailed analysis of fund availability and fund usage over an extended period. Responsible for providing information on a monthly basis to the Deans Office on the status of scholarship and loan funds available to award.

Responsible for evaluating private loan requests submitted by students attending approved programs within the College of Veterinary Medicine. Publicize all scholarship and loan opportunities using targeted communications via email and/or web, including presentations at CVM information sessions and orientations. Act as primary liaison between the Academic and Student Financial Affairs Office, the Advancement Team, and the Financial Office on awarding scholarships. Responsible for researching and responding to questions from benefactors and the public. Responsible for responding to scholarship audit requests from main campus.

Participates as a member of the Financial Aid Committee for the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine. Assists in the awarding of institutionally awarded financial aid programs administered by the College of Veterinary Medicine. Responsible for providing financial need information to the Deans’ Offices for scholarship awarding purposes. Collaborates with the Career Counselor and Business Certificate Faculty to prepare and implement career and financial education programming for CVM students. Supports and helps coordinate the annual Senior Awards Ceremony. Also serves as a liaison for the students to the offices of the University Bursar and the University Registrar.

Responsible for developing annual veterinary medicine financial aid cost of attendance budgets based on yearly programs costs for use in the automated budget program for financial aid awarding purposes.

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Student financial aid and loan counseling experience preferred as well as personal computer knowledge. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, all applicants must upload Cover Letter, List of References, and Resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 04 Jun 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 17 Jun 2021 Eastern Daylight Time