Responsible for processing all Federal, state and institutional aid for the District. Must be knowledgeable about Federal, state and institutional regulations for awarding and processing financial aid. Interprets Federal and state policies and regulations required to maintain compliance. This includes but is not limited to Federal Pell Grants, Supplemental Opportunity Grants, Federal Direct Student Loans, Missouri A-Plus, Missouri Access, Bright Flight Grants, Foundation Scholarships, and institutional scholarships.
Works closely with District Financial Aid Managers and the Director to ensure all aid is processed accurately, compliant with policies, and in a timely manner. Reviews student academic progress to determine initial and continual eligibility for financial aid. Meets required benchmarks for processing times set for student aid.
Assists in financial aid student appeals process, and the return of Title IV calculations. Completes the verification process in accordance with institutional and Federal policy. Assists with resolving financial aid over awards and multiple reporting for students in extenuating circumstances.
Reviews student's initial financial aid application for potential conflicting information prior to awarding aid. Reviews documents received from the campuses and approves student financial aid eligibility based on what is in the BANNER system. Makes appropriate corrections in the system that are communicated to COD to determine student eligibility. Communicates with lender personnel, secondary markets, and guarantee agencies in conjunction with compilation of required reports, and resolves aid discrepancies. Communicates with other schools and outside agencies to determine eligibility for financial aid.
An Associate degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience working in a Financial Aid Office counseling students. The ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner is a must. Counselors are required to have or obtain the NASFAA credential in Verification by the end of their probation period. They are required to participate in training sessions and obtain additional certification and/or credentials that are identified by the District-Wide Director of Financial aid and Scholarships
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience working in Financial Aid preferred
Knowledge about Banner.
Open Until Filled: No
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INTERNALAPPLICANTS Accepted: March 11, 2019 through March 18, 2019. This job is republished until April 4, 2019.
St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and the second largest institution of higher education in the state with current credit enrollment each semester of almost 30,000 students. The College is accredited by the North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission. The College includes four campuses, three education centers and district administrative offices enrolling 20,000 students. We offer 15 college-transfer and 90-plus career programs in the areas of art and design, business, civil and community service, engineering and technology, health and office professions; plus continuing education, developmental, and business/industrial training programs. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff