Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Organizes and manages all required data entry and file maintenance in the Campus Vue, FAME, Direct Loan, Common Origination (COD) and Disbursement and NSLDS borrower data management systems.
Organizes and manages all need analysis, loan application and financial aid packaging services.
Oversees, organizes, manages and is responsible for initial compliance for any use of Professional Judgment, Dependency Overrides, Selective Service and/or verification processes at all assigned schools.
Responsible for review and taking action on any assigned financial aid reports, records and student files.
May assist in organizing and managing all required data maintenance for out-of-school borrower services as required in both the Campus Vue and the NSLDS systems.
Ensures compliance with all state, accrediting and federal financial aid related regulations.
Promptly and accurately reports any suspected instances of non-compliance, fraud or abuse to the Manager of Financial Aid Processing, Manager of Regional Directors, Vice President for Finance, or Senior Vice President for Financial Assistance and/or higher levels within the organization, as is needed to address and resolve any areas of non-compliance.
Monitors all student financial aid activities to ensure accurate funding and full compliance with all applicable statutes, rules and regulations.
Coordinates with all campus personnel and the Manager of Financial Aid Processing to ensure accurate and timely disbursements and refunds of federal, state and agency funds are made to all students and that all instances of conflicting information are accurately and promptly resolved.
Organizes, monitors and maintains accurate and timely electronic data entry & reconciliation as required by any funding agency.
Organize and performs the accurate and timely performance of all Return to Title IV (R2T4) calculations, R2T4 refunds, credit balance refunds, grant recalculations and ineligible / inadvertent disbursement refunds.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Manager of Financial Aid Processing, Manager of Financial Aid Processing, Manager of Regional Financial Aid Directors, Vice President for Finance, Senior Vice President of Financial Assistance, and/or the President /CEO of Education Affiliates.
Regular and reliable attendance.
Work Hours: Normally Monday - Friday 8a-5p Minimum of a five day work week and some weekends as required
Travel: Minimal--however, there is the potential for overnight travel assignments for training and development and/or for special assignment to any of the affiliated schools
Working Environment: Interior/office
The Financial Aid Processor Level 1 is primarily responsible for all aspects of the administration and compliance management for the federal and state student financial assistance programs at each of the assigned schools. In addition, the processor will be responsible for any assigned duties as directed by either the Manager of Financial Aid Processing or Assistant Manager of Financial Aid Processing. The ideal candidate will have 1 - 2 years financial aid experience however we will train the right candidate who posesses the attention to detail and customer service this position requires.