|Title:||Financial Aid Advisor - NW -West Covina|
Become an Education Leader and join our team of dedicated Professionals.
North-West College is part of a stable and growing system of nine campuses in California and Nevada which is a leader in Medical Career Training since 1966.
We are currently seeking a career focused individuals who are motivated by helping people take a positive step in their life by pursing higher education.
The Financial Aid Advisor administers financial aid programs to prospective and active students. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to performing a variety of duties associated with the awarding, disbursing and returning of federal, state and other financial aid assistance programs. The Financial Aid Advisor reports to the Campus Director and has accountability to the Corporate Director of Financial Aid.
This position requires travel to our West Covina, Pomona, Riverside, and Long Beach Campus.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide information to students and parents regarding financial aid program requirements and procedures. Explain Financial Aid plans to students and parents; review their rights and responsibilities with regards to financial aid programs.
- Review financial aid applications, forms and documentation for completeness and accuracy; verify information reported on FAFSA to determinate eligibility. Complete verification procedures where needed.
- Input FAFSA, review resulting ISIR and maintain financial aid funding schedule in CLASS.
- Provide entrance and exit counseling.
- Answer questions, inquires or requests from students or parents
- Responsible for complete and accurate files and paperwork.
- Maintain a close working relationship with Admission and other personnel.
- Remain current on all applicable laws and regulations.
- Attend financial aid workshops and conferences
- Travel to our West Covina, Pomona, Riverside, and Long Beach Campus.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Knowledge of government regulations and guidelines relating to financial aid and Title IV.
- Demonstrated skills in modeling a strong customer service orientation.
- Demonstrated skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and the public.
- Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
- Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to manage sensitive, confidential issues.
- Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.
- Detail oriented and produces work that is accurate.
- Demonstrated Computer literacy skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, and Outlook and internet.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule.
- High School diploma or equivalent is required.
- At least one year of Financial Aid experience is required.
- Experience working with Return of Title IV (R2T4), COD, Ed Express, and Ed Connect preferred.