Financial Aid Coordinator

 
Created
10/29/2019
Location
El Paso, Texas
Coordinate the campus financial aid program for students in accordance with federal guidelines. This position works under the direction/supervision of the Director of Financial Aid.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist and coordinate the activities of the Financial Aid Officers under the direction/supervision of the Director of Financial Aid.
  • Interview prospective students to determine needs assessment and financial aid eligibility.  Determine financial aid eligibility for second and third year students.  Assist students with financial aid questions.
  • Counsel veteran students and ensure compliance with the Department of Veterans Affairs and State Approving Agency guidelines.
  • Review cash flow reports to ensure appropriate posting of federal and private monies.
  • Coordinate with the Admissions staff regarding the status of financial aid for students.
  • Contact former students who have an outstanding balance in an effort to establish a private pay repayment plan.
  • Coordinate visits with auditors to review financial aid files.
  • Interpret federal updates and regulations to ensure proper disbursement of student financial aid. Maintain contact and collaborate with the corporate financial aid department to exchange pertinent data.
  • Maintain student files to ensure proper financial aid documentation.
  • Establish payment plans for private paying students.  Establish charges for re enrolling students and assist in establishing weeks and credit hours for re enrolling students.
  • Coordinate and arrange for proof of eligible non citizenship status, paid in full default and Pell overpayment documentation.
  • Assist students in completing financial aid forms and DES forms as required.
  • Calculate and determine student financial obligation to Pima and refunds due when student discontinues training prior to completion of program.
  • Record student enrollments on tracking kit to include all starts, drops and graduates
  • Assist campus director with financial reports for state and local agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Four (4) years of financial aid experience to include knowledge of Title IV funding. 
  • Ten-key calculator skills. 
  • Computer skills. 
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education or experience that meets the minimum qualifications.
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