Financial Aid Specialist
Anne Arundel Community College
The Financial Aid Specialist is responsible for providing services and information regarding student financial aid and veterans education benefits services at any of the AACC campuses. The specialist is responsible for processing financial aid files, to include verification and awarding, and working on any one of a number of individual programs and/or projects related to the administration of federal, state, institutional or private student aid and veterans education benefits.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain current knowledge of financial aid regulations in order to counsel current and prospective students (and parents, if applicable) regarding eligibility requirements, application procedures and processing of federal, state, institutional and private student financial aid and veterans education benefits, including payment and billing questions, financial aid holds, book voucher use, and disbursements. Provide counseling in person at the counter or in an office setting and by phone, as directed. Work with other campus offices to ensure timely and accurate delivery of service.
Perform verification, professional judgment and dependency overrides of aid applications and mark student files as ready to package. Work with a Coordinator, Assistant Director or Director on one or more of the following programs/projects: outreach events and student success measures, student employment, satisfactory academic progress, unusual enrollment history, institutional/state/private grants and scholarships, web content updates, consortium agreements, federal grants and loans, and veterans education benefits.
A minimum of two (2) years of relevant financial aid experience is required.
Working knowledge of Title IV program eligibility and processing.
Knowledge of automated data processing systems.
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to make public presentations.
Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a diverse population of students, parents, staff, and the public.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, to meet the needs of the office.
Experience with Colleague and ImageNow.
Hours Per Week: 40
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae
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Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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