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Financial Aid Specialist

Position Summary
Under limited supervision, counsel students in regard to different types of financial aid available, review applications for completeness of information, verify information and calculate eligibility for and/or denial of funds and awards.
Requirements:Duties and Responsibilities:
Counsel students and families regarding student financial aid application procedures
Counsel student in terms of eligibility by maintaining a good knowledge of institutional policies regarding admissions, enrollment, degree objectives, progress and advising
Assist students in the development of the most appropriate financial aid program in consideration of their specific circumstances and capabilities
Maintain knowledge of student assistance programs, federal, state and university policy and regulations in order to package student awards and authorize disbursement of these awards
Conduct follow?up counseling sessions with students needing adjustment in loans, work study or grants on the basis of personal needs for financial support
Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Job Requirements:
A bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of experience directly related to the duties specified is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Skill to interpret and apply various program rules and regulations
Ability to gather and analyze data
Capacity to reason logically, to draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
Capability to present clear and concise information both orally and in written reports
Ability to counsel students regarding the financial aid program
Working Conditions:Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Additional Information:Application Review Date: Open Until Filled
Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.
Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:
Required Documents: Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.
Letter of interest
Resume
Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position)
Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer Jessica Small at (575) 562-2218,. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail ENMU.HRrecruiter@enmu.edu


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