Financial Aid Assistant - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States


Detailed Job Description


Financial Aid

Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Student Financial Aid Support Center, the Financial Aid Assistant maintains responsibility for providing support to the Financial Aid Office. Will also propose and implement enhancements in coordination with department leaders within the Admissions, Student Advising, and Financial Aid Support areas at University Campus.

Basic Function:

•Serve as primary receptionist for current and prospective students for the Financial Aid Office
•Answer telephone, email, and written inquiries; perform general reception and clerical assistance for the office. Schedule appointments for students with the Financial Aid Advisors
•Sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail
•Monitor document inventory in lobby area
•Coordinate room reservations and help desk requests
•Assist other department staff with student financial aid to include Title IV programs and all state aid programs
•Assist students in understanding the financial aid process and next steps to securing funding
•Distribute information on financial aid, scholarships, and the Federal Work Study programs
•Notify and request required documentation from students for file completion and eligibility determination
•Manage special projects and support financial aid staff with special events
•Operate in a team environment where reporting duties may involve optimizing cross-functional opportunities so that duties are met and student-impacting items are addressed via a team approach regardless of role
•Support the values of the University: excellence, community, respect, personal development, responsible stewardship, integrity

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

•Superior oral and written communication skills.
•Ability to engage with a variety of constituents (Enrollment, Admissions, Student Advising, and Financial Aid) at University Campus, while maintaining clear communication with key departments such as Financial Aid processing to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
•Superior organizational skills; ability to execute multiple objectives concurrently while operating in a team environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

•High school diploma or equivalent
•Proficiency with MS Office
•Experience working in a higher education environment

Preferred Qualifications:

•Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution required.

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