Financial Aid Specialist

Dowagiac, Cass County
Jul 01, 2014

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Southwestern Michigan College, a two-year college located approximately 30 minutes north of South Bend, Indiana, and approximately 30 minutes from Lake Michigan's eastern shore is seeking a Full-Time Financial Aid Specialist.

The position will provide basic administrative duties for the Department of Financial Aid, including directing incoming calls, organizing and distributing financial aid information and responding to student financial aid inquiries. Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, assisting students and parents regarding financial aid applications, verifying student files, and participating in outreach activities.

Required Qualifications

Associate degree and prior work experience commensurate with the duties of this position.

Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and experience working with MS Office products are required. The position involves significant interaction with students and parents thus excellent customer service skills are also required.

Strong analytical and computer proficiency skills are necessary, along with the ability to multi-task effectively.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous financial aid experience preferred; Banner system experience preferred, but not required.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Position Information

Posting Number 20110268

Job Category Staff

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Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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