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Financial Aid Specialist

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.

Financial Aid Specialist - Central Campus

Essential Job Functions:
  • Review financial aid applications and accompanying documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness, and make corrections where inaccuracies are found.
  • Review and update information in federal databases (NSLDS, DHS, FAA, and IRS) to comply with federal rules and regulations
  • Interpret complex information and make informed decisions and recommendations.
  • Maintain, update, and document related student records.
  • Assist staff in resolving complaints and issues with applications.
  • Collaborate with other college departments to provide services to students.
  • Maintain strong knowledge of Federal Student Aid resources and policies including familiarity with the Federal Student Aid Application and Verification Guide
  • Recommend and assist in establishing and implementing unit policies and procedures
  • Other duties assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Capable of working independently with minimum supervision
  • Familiarity with Individual Tax Returns
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Available to work overtime, possibly weekends, if needed

Required Education and Experience:
  • Associate Degree and 2 years office related experience or high school diploma/equivalent and 5 years of office related experience

Preferred Education:
  • Associate Degree or higher

Preferred Experience:
  • One or more years of financial aid experience
  • Proven working knowledge of IRS tax code
  • Banner software experience

Additional Information:

Remote Work Opportunities:
  • 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: 16

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

Requisition Number: req3031

Posting Close Date: 7/28/2021


Posted: 2021-07-18 Expires: 2021-08-19

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