Financial Aid Specialist

Chesapeake College   Wye Mills, MD   Full-time     Finance
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Posted on July 13, 2021

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Responsible for counseling student and parents on all matters regarding federal, state, institutional and private aid while providing the highest level of service.  The Financial Aid Specialist provides front-end customer service via the telephone, email, and face to face. The Specialist will verify the award eligibility of aid applicants while applying all applicable federal, state and institutional regulations guiding all programs. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Associates Degree.  Basic knowledge of Title IV financial aid programs and the Datatel Colleague System. Minimum two (2) years administrative experience required. Experience in a college office setting preferred. One (1) year direct experience with exposure to Title IV federal financial aid program guidelines preferred. Ability to communicate effectively with many constituents.  Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.  Skill in dealing with a diverse population.  Basic computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and email. Understanding of FERPA regulations.

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