Financial Aid Assistant/Receptionist - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Qunnipiac University invites applications for the position of Financial Aid Assistant/Receptionist to manage the front office, perform secretarial, staff assistance and clerical duties required to support the activities of the Office of Financial Aid.


Manage all functions for the front office and assist students and families with financial aid issues, inquiries and application materials.

Greet students, families and financial aid guests.

Primary phone duties to include taking messages, relaying information and answering questions verbally and in writing within the scope of knowledge and authority.

Assist students and their families with various financial aid processes including questions, online processes, forms, etc.

Help manage office emails and follow up with parents and students regarding financial aid issues.

Manage appointments for professional staff. 

Help train and manage student workers.

Review incoming mail for appropriate distribution and action and review materials for accuracy.

Manage R25 requests for conference room and other related areas.

Maintain and order office supplies and materials, process and track requisitions and payments and monitor office operating budget.

Access FAA and CSS websites to identify problems with Profile and FAFSA applications and assist families in making corrections. 

Assist with the data entry, recording, filing, and tracking of financial aid applications, documents and forms.

Scan, image and link documents as needed.

Operate various financial aid systems including institutional and 3rd party vendor systems.

All other duties as assigned.  

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

3 to 5 years experience working in high traffic office setting.

Attention to detail and accuracy is a must.  

Please note this is a Grade 6 position in the Clerical & Technical Unit, hourly rate is $20.58. 


Applications must be submitted electronically and should include only a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in the position.

Contact information for three references must be submitted on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. 

Job code 2013-1240

Keyword Phrases

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter