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Student Financial Aid Officer I

Job Description

TITLE: Student Financial Aid Officer I

JOB CODE: 3047



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 7

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 25,620.00
midpoint 32,280.00
maximum 38,940.00

PURPOSE: To serve as a liaison between the financial aid advisor for an assigned caseload of student aid recipients in the Office of Student Financial Aid and other campus departments as well as parents and other non-institutions. To present a high degree of initiative and judgment in responding to individual needs of students and applying Student Financial Aid policy and federal regulations to case work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Use provided information to determine eligibility of students for financial aid.  Counsels and advises students regarding their financial options and responsibilities within the programs available in the Office of Student Financial Aid.  Prepares and reviews forms and reports as required by program action.  Performs liaison activities with other departments or agencies as casework necessitates.  Performs related duties as required. May require occasional travel for the purpose of liaison activity.  Ensures compliance of the program with financial regulations and communicates these regulations to borrowers.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General instructions/supervision regarding financial aid policy and procedure.  Specific assignments from either Financial Aid Officer II or III or an Assistant Director, Student Financial Aid. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: May closely supervise one or more clerical staff members.



REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year of responsible administrative experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrate ability to use a computer terminal. Accuracy in all phases of work required. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.