UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
Financial Aid AdministratorDepartment:
UNT-Financial Aid-164860Job Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
The Student Financial Aid & Scholarships (SFAS) Department is committed to helping students achieve their educational goals by providing financial guidance and assistance within the guidelines of regulatory requirements. Through educational endeavors and student outreach, SFAS remains a vital contributor to UNT’s enrollment success. Position Overview:
This position is responsible for the coordination and day to day operations of multiple financial aid and scholarship processes within a team and provides expertise within these areas of specialization. Serves as a primary contact for others in the resolution of complex problems and issues.Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and three years of student services, student affairs, counseling, advising, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. As a condition of hire and continued employment, must be in good standing on all federal student loans and must grant permission for the office to access the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) to verify such standing.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.Preferred Qualifications:
• In depth knowledge of financial aid processes, policies and procedures or ability to quickly assimilate.
• Ability to problem-solve, multi-task and organize in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
• Ability to effectively communicate.
• Develops and maintains effective working relationships.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: Required License / Registration / Certification:
* Two years of experience within a Financial Aid Office.
* Knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
* Knowledge of Federal and State rules and regulations related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
* Working knowledge of the federal regulations that govern the Return to Title IV calculations.
* Customer service experience in multiple settings.
* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
* The physical ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time.
* Ability to problem-solve and make decisions.
* Skill in composing routine letters and preparing reports.
* Skill in recording and compiling material for reports.
* Ability to work independently.
* Excel and Data Analysis experience.
* Strong public speaking skills.
As a condition of hire and continued employment, must be in good standing on allWork Schedule:
federal student loans and must grant permission for the office to access the National
Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) to verify such standing.
M-F, 8-5. Overtime as required.Driving University Vehicle:
This is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Classification Title:
Financial Aid AdministratorPhysical Requirements:
Carrying, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Ability to communicateo:
Educates on and determines eligibility for and awarding all aspects of federal, state and institutional financial aid and scholarship. Analyzes and processes financial aid and/or scholarship applications and determines eligibility for all aid programs according to federal, state and institutional regulations, policies and procedures. Assists with implementing and coordinating methods of work activity to assure compliance.o:
Serves as a leader and contact for specific team within Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (SFAS). Assists in the supervision of team members in the absence of the Assistant Director.o:
Maintains and applies knowledge of SFAS Policy Manual and procedures and keeps abreast of information that impacts the functioning of the SFAS department through the reading of related literature and by attending and participating in meetings. Proposes changes to policy, when needed, based on changes to regulations and programs.o:
Responsible for communication with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders in the resolutions of complex issues, liaising between parties, educating on relevant policies and regulations, and following up as appropriate.o:
Develops training materials and provides training related to financial aid and scholarship processes within areas of specialization.o:
Participates in outreach initiatives that promote awareness of financial assistance. Prepares and conducts presentations.o:
Serve as leader for Return to Title IV and loan/accounting team, oversee student loan processing and monitor compliance. Review loan reports and resolve issues as needed. Design and create communications to students.o:
Accessing, utilizing and updating information into the PeopleSoft system, ImageNow,Posting Number:
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), Common Origination & Disbursement
Web Site (COD) and FAA access. and other associated software programs.
S2348PQuicklink for Posting: