To fulfill this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience: Minimum of three years of experience working in Financial Aid. High School diploma or equivalent. Bachelor Degree preferred.
Knowledge and Skills: Federal regulations pertaining to the administration of Title IV aid, EDE Express, COD, NSLDS, ELM, Pell Grants and Nebraska Opportunity Grant; Microsoft Office Suite; Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively; Writing skills, Awarding/Packaging; Counseling Techniques; Public Speaking, Knowledge of Compliance Requirements; Evaluation of Satisfactory Progress Standard; Interpersonal Communication Skills. Familiarity with Campus Management desired.
Mental Demands: Problem solving; Ability to prioritize responsibilities and exercise independent judgment, especially regarding State, Federal, College and office policies and procedures; Ability to adapt to changes.
Visual Demands: Extended viewing of computer monitor; proofreading and quality control.
Physical Demands: Extended intervals at keyboard; Ability to lift/move up to 30 pounds; periodic registrations required long intervals of standing; May require climbing stairs and walking to various offices on campus.
Environment: Very busy, team oriented, fast-paced environment; Must be able to maintain confidential information; Extensive contact with students, lenders, other outside agencies, faculty and staff; May require some late hours and weekends.
Character: Must embody Christian character and be actively involved in a local church.
The above position description is intended to outline the general nature and level of work performed by people in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned.