Specialist 1, Financial Aid (West Valley Center) (Part Time)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist 1, Financial Aid (West Valley Center) (Part Time)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Assistant Director, Financial Aid South Region
Department Financial Aid
Requisition Number P17214
Position Type Replacement
Job Category Part-Time Staff - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location West Valley Center
Starting Salary $10.86 - $11.93
Job Open Date 02/22/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Meet with students to assist in the completion and processing of applications.
Analyze and process financial aid documents, records and periodic reports.
Responsible for timely analysis of all documents required to establish financial aid eligibility.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Meet with students to assist in the completion and processing of applications. This may include helping complete forms and applications, answering questions, providing information, resolving problems, signing contracts and other related tasks.
Analyze and process financial aid documents to determine completion of forms and eligibility for financial aid. Inform students of any missing documents that may delay receipt of financial aid. Review documents for accuracy to determine whether file is complete and is to be awarded or if corrections must be processed.
Review student files to determine compliance with satisfactory progress requirements.
Inform students who may need to appeal to receive financial aid.
Using imaging system scan and document all paperwork submitted to determine students’ eligibility for financial aid.
Review periodic reports to determine satisfactory academic progress and other financial aid requirements.
Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

Prefer experience in financial aid.
Fluency in Spanish is preferred (reading, speaking and writing)

Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree
Education/work experience trade off on a 1:1 basis
Zero (0) to two (2) years experience in financial aid or directly related field.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of computerized financial aid systems, preferably Banner.
Knowledge of Title IV financial aid.
Knowledge of SLCC policies and procedures.
Effective interpersonal communications skills and experience (customer service, listening, assisting).
Knowledge of general office procedures.
Data input experience.
Adaptable to frequent change.
Function in high stress environment.
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.
Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Assist advisors in conducting presentations and staffing information tables.

Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.
Location: West Valley Center
Two positions
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:00-1:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 1:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Two monthly meetings Wednesday mornings at the Taylorsville Redwood campus for training.

Cover letter and resume required.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
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    • Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
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    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume / Curr. Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letters of Reference
  2. Other Doc