Financial Aid Officer

 
Company
Pima Medical Institute
Job #
947350
Created
1/9/2019
Location
555 S. Renton Village Place, Suite 400Renton, WA98057

Assist students in preparing and packaging their grant and/or loan applications to award funds in accordance with federal guidelines.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • 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. 
  • Maintain student files to ensure proper financial aid documentation. 
  • Assist students in completing financial aid forms as required. 
  • Coordinate and arrange for required student signatures. 
  • Contact former students who have an outstanding balance in an effort to establish a private pay repayment plan. 
  • Coordinate and arrange for proof of eligible non-citizenship status, paid in full default/Pell overpayment documentation. 
  • Document data into computer for institutional financials for eligible students. Set up a payment plan for students. Establish payment plans for private pay students for all programs. 
  • Track ISIRs for all current and future students.  Complete verification on all selected ISIRs. 
  • Enter data into computer for date of packaging, releasing of Pell/SEOG funds and status information of loans and date loan applications to lenders. 
  • Ensure student files are complete to include proof of agency funding. Complete any agency needs analysis forms and submits to the agency. 
  • Audit each future start packaged file to ensure all awards/financial aid forms are in the file and in proper audit form.
  • Notify Admissions staff of no shows for Financial Aid appointments. Reschedule appointments regarding future students.

 

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Verbal and written communication skills.  
  •  Customer-service focus and skill set.
  •  Three (3) years of financial aid experience to include knowledge of Title IV funding preferred.
  •  Computer skills.
  •  Any equivalent combination of training, education or experience that meets the minimum qualifications.