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Financial Aid Software Specialist

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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    138817692

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.

Financial Aid Software Specialist - Central Campus

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Maintain financial aid systems and process federal and state reports.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Assists Dean of Financial Aid with federal and state reporting.
  • Assists with testing and implementing all upgrades and patches to enhance the Banner Financial Aid system.
  • Assists Manager with new aid year setup.
  • Implements all new related features as delivered by Ellucian.
  • Provides troubleshooting and problem solving for the Financial Aid module and related software {Automic (UC4), FormFusion, ARGOS, Lexmark Perceptive Software, Self-Service Banner (SOS), Degreeworks (My SJC GPS), Texas specific (Texas Connection Consortium - TCC) modules of Banner}.
  • Interprets complex information and makes evaluative determinations and recommendations.


Additional Job Functions:
  • Plans and develops training documents to give to Managers for staff training
  • Collaborates with other college departments
  • Works with staff in the Financial Aid Systems and Application Processing Office.
  • Performs other duties assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to demonstrate the College values
  • Knowledge of technical report writing
  • Must be capable of interpreting software technical manuals
  • Must be capable of working independently with minimum supervision
  • Must have excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Must be available to work overtime, possibly weekends, if needed
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, XML, and SQL programming languages


Required Education:
  • Associate degree in computer science or closely-related field


Required Experience:
  • Three years of experience working with the Banner Financial Aid System and related software (DegreeWorks, Banner Communication Manager, Banner Workflow, ARGOS, and Lexmark Perceptive Software)
  • Two years of experience with a relational database


Note: This position has opportunity for limited remote work arrangements with appropriate approvals and in accordance with the policies, procedures, and needs of the College.

Salary Grade: 18

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

Requisition Number: req2949

Posting Close Date: 6/23/2021



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Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-12

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