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Financial Aid Associate - 994040

Apply Now Job Number: 502865
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: ESS Financial Aid
Categories: Admissions / Financial Aid / Enrollment Management

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Job Title: Financial Aid Associate - 994040
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: $40,000.00 Annually
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Reviews student accounts for completion, accuracy and adjustments in accordance with federal financial aid regulations, state statutes, and institutional guidelines.

2. Provides counseling, responds to inquiries, and resolves issues for students and parents regarding financial aid matters such as documentation, registration, bursar and advisement, amongst others.

3. Creates presentations and assists in delivering financial aid presentations or workshops. Attends and participates in financial aid related activities.

4. Participates in financial aid duties such as verifications, c-flag reviews, and aggregate loan breakdowns of selected student applications.

5. Acts as liaison with Admission Office regarding recruiting and other financial aid matters.

6. Communicates with academic units regarding registration issues for students requesting financial aid.

7. May perform specialty work as assigned.

8. Works evening and weekends as requested.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Travels to and participates in job related meetings, conferences and workshops.

2. Participates in special projects assignments.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Familiarity with federal and state financial aid regulations.

2. Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills.

3. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a cultural diverse environment.

4. Good organizational and interpersonal skills.

5. Ability to pay close attention to detail.

6. Ability to use good judgment, excellent conflict resolution and problem solving skills.

7. Understanding of University rules and regulations.

8. Ability to work in a Microsoft Window-based environment using various software packages (e.g. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

9. Ability to maintain confidential information.

10. Ability to work flexible hours in the evenings and weekends.
Job Requirements: Prior to submitting your application:
Ensure your application is accurate and up to date
Complete the entire application
Provide only professional references
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. One (1) year of customer service experience, preferably financial related work experience.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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