Financial Aid Assistant I

Texas A&M University Commerce
Commerce TAMUC

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title

Financial Aid Assistant I


Texas A&M University - Commerce


Financial Aid

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type


Job Description


During the application process the “My Experience” page has a section provided “Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)” to upload required documents.

  • Use the Upload button to add each document.
  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.
  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.

Please provide the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer).

Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document. If you need assistance with this or any other matter, please contact us at


The Financial Aid Assistant I, under supervision, performs standard and some complex financial aid clerical duties and provides responsible detailed assistance and specialized skills in the administration of student financial aid.


  • Responds to inquiries regarding Financial Aid and Scholarship forms, records, procedures, and policies.
  • Answer phones and places local and long distance calls
  • Opens and distributes mail
  • Reviews documents for completeness and accuracy
  • Provides Financial Aid and Scholarship information and appropriate forms to applicants, students, parents, administrators, and employees
  • Post, evaluate or analyze a wide variety of Financial Aid and Scholarship related records of an official and confidential nature
  • Composes and/or prepare correspondence on a wide variety of Financial Aid and Scholarship matters
  • Enters, verifies and retrieves data via computer
  • Compiles information for administrative or technical reports and specialized studies
  • Maintains and revises Financial Aid and Scholarship filing systems
  • Process outside scholarships
  • Update scholarship forms and website as needed


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Three (3) years of related experience. Working knowledge of word processing, Microsoft Office and database management programs. Intermediate Excel experience.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team. Customer service and organization skills.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: None
  • Physical Requirements: None
  • Other Requirements: None


Education skills and experience above and beyond the minimum that would be ideal but is not required. Financial Aid & Scholarship experience preferred.



All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to and promotes equal opportunity for all. This commitment includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and program accessibility. It is also committed to make its workplaces, campuses, and programs accessible to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Furthermore, we encourage and foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to Diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 468-8741 or [email protected].

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