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Financial Aid Specialist (Temporary Grant- Funded)

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 (Temporary Grant- Funded) - Central Campus

  • 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.

Work Environment:
  • Office Environment

Physical Activity:
  • Duties require sitting for long periods of times.
  • Duties performed causes light fatigue of eyes and fingers.
  • Travel

Additional Information:

Remote work:

The duties of this position require a physicalpresence at the assigned on-site work location during unrestricted operationswith very limited or no opportunity for remote work arrangements.

Note: Grant-funded positions are contingent on the continuation and the availability of grant funds.

Salary Grade: 16

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

Requisition Number: req3008

Posting Close Date: 7/14/2021


Posted: 2021-07-02 Expires: 2021-08-03

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Houston, TX 77049

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