Financial Aid Officer
Point Loma Nazarene University - San Diego, CA

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Assist with the administration of federal, state, and institutional student aid programs and to ensure University compliance on policies, procedures, and regulations. Help execute the delivery process in an equitable manner ensuring conformity and consistency in financial aid packaging.

Responsibilities:
- Performs file verification, packaging and awarding of financial aid program funds.
- Reviews, evaluates, and verifies financial aid applications and documents to ensure accuracy and equity.
- Responsible for administration of a major financial aid program.
- Advises students and parents regarding financial aid eligibility.
- Assists in or presents financial aid information sessions for prospective students, parents, and community groups.
- Makes recommendations to the Director on financial aid office policies and procedures, forms development and modifications.
- Assist in audits, reconciliations, and federal and state reporting, as needed.
- Attends seminars, workshops, and conferences to remain current on legislation regarding student financial aid programs.
- Demonstrate knowledge of and compliance with all PacWest Conference and NCAA rules and regulations as they pertain to student-athlete athletic financial aid and entitlements and is responsible for ensuring that Student Financial Services is compliant with all rules and regulations.
- Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
- Knowledgeable in all areas of financial aid: Federal Title IV and State regulations governing financial aid programs, determination of need, packaging procedures and resolution of problems.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred. Three years direct work experience in student financial aid or the equivalent.
- Computer proficiency required with Word and Excel; PowerFAIDS knowledge preferred.
- Understanding of and commitment to the spiritual mission of the University.
- Ability to communicate and counsel effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to exercise professional judgment relating to extenuating circumstances and policy interpretation.
- Ability to exercise important interpersonal skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations within the SFS Office and the Point Loma community.
- Ability to work independently and assume responsibility for problem solving sometimes under stressful conditions.

Physical Demands (if applicable):
Sitting for periods greater than one hour. Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Vision to read documents, e-mail and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor. Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone. Will also stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 10 lbs throughout the day.

Selection Process:

Posting Date:
07/19/2013

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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