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Student Financial Aid Officer II

Job Description

TITLE: Student Financial Aid Officer II

JOB CODE: 3046



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 8

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 28,440.00
midpoint 36,120.00
maximum 43,800.00

PURPOSE: To administer specific aid programs within the Office of Student Financial Aid.  To serve as financial aid advisor for an assigned caseload of student aid recipients in the Office of Student Financial Aid.  To act with a high degree of initiative and judgment in liaison relationship between students, their parents and several government agencies. Responsible for administration of one or more program areas within the Office of Student Financial Services.  Properly applies policies, procedures and interpretations of state and federal regulations and other financial matters.  Applies Office of Student Financial Aid policy and federal regulations to casework.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To provide professional-level financial counseling for all students and guardians concerning loans and scholarships as well as other forms of aid.  Prepares and reviews forms and reports as required by program action.  Administer and audit federally sponsored financial aid programs to ensure optimum utilization of all funds for all students requesting aid.  Supervises employees in administration of programs and/or gathering of information.  Performs frequent liaison activity and promotes a positive public relations image to parents and student groups on and off campus.  Performs related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General instructions and supervision on major policy matters from financial aid Officer III or Associate Director. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: May closely supervise one or more professional and/or clerical staff members.



REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two years of experience in student financial aid, student personnel, or related area in a post-secondary institution. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: \010Ability to use a computer terminal. Demonstrate ability to audit the operations of a financial aid program in a supervisory role. Excellent. 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.Have knowledge of University policies, particularly those affecting student employment, loans and scholarships.  Posses excellent verbal and written communication skills and decision- making ability.  Have knowledge of federal regulations, applications, forms and reports and the ability to communicate complex federal regulations to borrowers.  Possess mathematical aptitude and ability to calculate numbers.