Financial Aid Officer
Education Affiliates Inc. - Cookeville, TN

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Financial Aid Officer

Reports to : Director of Financial Aid

Position Summary:

The Financial Aid Officer assists the Director of Financial Aid in all aspects of administering the student financial assistance programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assists students in making application for all forms of student financial assistance (Federal, State, Agency, Veterans, Employer, etc.).
  • Conducts entrance and exit counseling for student borrowers.
  • Performs data entry and file maintenance on the Campus Vue, FAME, and NSLDS data management systems.
  • Performs need analysis and financial aid packaging in Campus Vue and FAME.
  • Verifies and corrects financial aid application data. Prepares Professional Judgment applications for review by the Financial Aid Director
  • Maintains student files, assembles new student information and application packages and performs other clerical assignments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid and/or School Director/ President.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.

Skills/Competencies/Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years experience as a financial aid officer.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State financial aid regulations with specific knowledge of Title IV.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of individuals.
  • Detail oriented problem solver and the ability to multi-task.
  • Competency in the use of a personal computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to work in an environment that can be fast-paced and stressful at times
  • Physical mobility throughout the facility
Bachelor’s degree preferre