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Financial Aid AdministratorDepartment:
UNT-Financial Aid-164860Job Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
TRS EligibleAdditional Retirement Information:
For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.Salary Information:
The Financial Aid & Scholarships (FAS) 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, FAS remains a vital contributor to UNT’s enrollment success.Position Overview:
This position is responsible for managing a student financial aid caseload, processing of aid adjustments, assisting with office-wide quality controls, and counseling students regarding financial aid to include eligibility requirements, available financial aid options, and the requirements for the renewal and retention of aid programs. Position serves as main point-of-contact for internal inquiries regarding a student’s financial aid status and for ensuring that student inquiries have been resolved. Serves as back-up to the customer service team. This position must possess a deep understanding of federal, state, and institutional financial aid and scholarship policies in order to effectively counsel students and assist with the accurate and timely processing of their financial aid. 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.
• Experience working in a financial aid office.Required License / Registration / Certification:
• Demonstrated strong writing skills.
• Have documented presentation involvement.
• Proficient in the operation of personal computers and be able to learn new software programs rapidly.
• Able to engage and communicate enthusiastically to diverse populations in a positive, courteous, and professional manner.
Obtain clearance to NSLDS within 30 days of hire. Work Schedule:
Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, with occasional evenings/weekendsDriving 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, Sitting, Writing, Talk or Hear, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Standing, Grasp, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Twisting, Walking, Ability to communicateo:
Manages a financial aid caseload to help ensure accurate and timely administration of student financial aid. o:
Processes manual aid adjustments and completes various quality control reviews. o:
Serves as main point-of-contact for internal inquiries regarding student aid and ensures student aid related inquiries are resolved in a timely manner. o:
Serves as back-up to the customer service team. o:
Participates in financial aid presentations, training, and outreach. o:
Attends and completes trainings as assigned to include a review of Federal Student Aid and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board written guides. Posting Number:
S7138PQuicklink for Posting: