High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent with a minimum of four years relevant clerical experience is required. Financial aid or other university-related work experience would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs Need Analysis Verification procedures and maintains compliance with Federal regulations.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Interviews financial aid applicants and their parents to obtain data and to explain the verifications requirements. Oversees methods of requesting and collection of necessary data. Conducts the verification process of all data and required documentation, including tax information. Verifies special circumstances for completeness and accuracy. Reviews citizenship and selective service requests. Processes Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA). Reviews tax records and Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) data verification of documents. Determines the initial financial eligibility. Reviews financial aid folders for completeness and accuracy. Supervises the data entry of required information. Transmits records to the Department of Education Central Processing System (CPS). Researches federal regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 21393
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.