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Advisor, Financial Aid Svcs

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Advisor, Financial Aid Svcs - Central Campus

Major Responsibilities:
  • Assist students and families with all financial aid options and processing federal, state and institutional financial aid applications in accordance with federal, state and college regulations. This includes verification concerns.
  • Plan, implement, and conduct retention and completion activities related to financial literacy and education.
  • Uses professional judgment to evaluate dependency and special circumstance appeals.
  • Work with the Manager of Financial Aid to plan, implement and evaluate the programs and services provided by the Financial Aid Office.
  • Conduct financial aid informational presentations to special groups.
  • Prepares for and participates in a variety of college/campus /community, task force, workshops, training sessions and conferences as assigned; collaborates with other service areas to provide and improve services to students.

Additional Job Functions:
  • Work cooperatively with counterparts on the other campuses to achieve the College's annual goals and objectives.
  • Represent SJC with outside educational institutions, internal departments, and professional organizations. Serve as department liaison and on campus/college committees as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Maintain processes and systems that improve the quality of customer support services.
  • Demonstrate working functional knowledge and use of Banner and Microsoft Office.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to assess issues and/or problems and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of and compliance with FERPA and other federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to higher education.
  • Must possess outstanding communication, critical thinking, customer service, and organizational skills, and be able to explain complex processes.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must have knowledge of college admission and enrollment processes, advising and educational planning, basic career planning, and transfer requirements.
  • Demonstrate the desire to learn new software requirements to support office functions & efficiency.
  • Ability to adapt to learning new tasks & skills.
  • Possess personal computer literacy.

Required Education:
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university required.

Preferred Experience:
  • Experience in financial aid, admissions, registrar, advising, testing, or marketing of higher education and recruitment of students required.
  • Banner experience preferred.

Note: This position has opportunity for remote work\r\narrangements with appropriate approvals and in accordance with the policies,\r\nprocedures, and needs of the College.

Salary Grade: 21

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2725

Posting Close Date: 10/20/2020

Posted: 2020-10-07 Expires: 2020-11-08

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