Financial Aid Specialist
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Job Title Financial Aid Specialist
Posting Number F005497
Position Status Full Time
Assignment Length This field only applies to Faculty
Grant Funded No
Class Code 31
Pay Rate $21.75
Location District, Trinity River
Department DT Financial Aid
Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid or Assistant Director of Financial
Aid, the Financial Aid Specialist works with students and potential students
to educate, enroll, and maintain financial aid programs. Collaborates with
internal peers and departments to execute financial aid programs and generates
reports and written communication for the department.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Performance Requirements
Assures compliance with all local, State, and Federal regulations and laws
regarding student financial aid
Assists in providing direction, guidance, knowledge, and accurate
information regarding financial aid, including but not limited to: TCC
policies, and regulations of state and federal agencies
Manages specialized financial aid programs (reviews, processes, notifies,
Creates reports, business correspondence, forms, and presentations
Conducts staff training
Regularly interacts with faculty, campus and district administrators,
technical staff, as well as other colleges
Assists the department with its outreach and awareness efforts, including
conducting financial aid presentations, for both on and off-campus
Assist students with financial aid applications and processes
Evaluates student eligibility for financial aid awards including
scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans
Enters and retrieves student information in student management system and
Federal student aid databases in connection with the responsibilities of
serving financial aid students
Collaborates with essential departments to ensure student preparedness and
Participates on behalf of the College in external community organizations
and associations as needed to directly support essential performance
Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually, and follows a
work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
Completes all required training and professional development sessions
sponsored through the Tarrant County College (TCC) Institute
Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence,
student success, innovation, and creativity and service to the College
Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College
Works under the general supervision of Director of Financial Aid or Assistant
Director of Financial Aid Systems and Operations
Performs Other Related Tasks as Required
The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of
work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does
not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a
logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an
employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to
change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the
Required Minimum Qualifications
Associate's degree or 60 college hours and two (2) years of experience
working in a related field; or any equivalent combination of education,
training, certification, and related experience
Experience working in a Financial Aid Office
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience working with computerized and cloud-based systems, including
Microsoft Office and other software applications
Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Special Instructions Summary
Posting Contact Summary
Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the
Contact Lauren Miller
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Posting Specific Questions
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High School Diploma / GED
60 or more College Credit Hours
None of the above
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How many years of working experience do you have related to the Essential Performance Requirements?
Less than 1 year of experience
1 year of experience
2 years of experience
3 years of experience
4 years of experience
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Please describe your experience (responses are used to determine eligibility).
(Open Ended Question)
How would you rate your level of experience using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)?
How would you rate your experience with web-based software?
How long have you been in your current role with TCC?
Less than 6 months
More than 6 months
I am not a current TCC employee
I am a current TCC student employee