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Financial Aid Assistant

Company: South Dakota Board of Regents
Location: Aberdeen
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Financial Aid Assistant Bookmark this Posting - Print Preview - Apply for this Job Posting Details Logo Institution Northern State University Working Title Financial Aid Assistant Posting Number CSA01206P Department NSU-Financial Aid Physical Location of Position (City) Aberdeen Posting Text * Qualifications: Financial aid experience is preferred. Candidate must be focused on customer service and able to communicate effectively. Must be organized, detail-oriented and willing to learn. Computer background and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel desired. * Responsibilities: The major function of this position is to manage the Financial Aid Office front desk. This includes mail, email, phone and walk-in traffic, counseling customers on financial aid processes, following up with students to complete requirements, and directing inquiries to other staff as needed. Other duties include supervising work-study students; managing file creation, maintenance, storage, and destruction; organizing large mailings; reviewing financial records to meet federal requirements; and coordinating with other departments. Posting Date 11/16/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes First Consideration Date 11/30/2021 Advertised Salary $16.53/hour Duration of the Term 12 months If Other, describe duration Appointment Percent 100 Work Hours Monday - Friday 8am-5pm Academic year hours 7:30am-4:30pm Summer hours Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40 Appointment Type Regular Scope of Search External (includes Internal) If internal, define scope of search This position requires No Requirement If other, please indicate Department Description and Cultural Expectations * Departmental information: The Financial Aid Office is a high-traffic environment dealing with students, parents, faculty, staff, and outside agencies. Employees of the Financial Aid Office must work well in a team setting, be student-oriented, and must make a positive impression in dealing with both current and prospective students. Affirmative Action Statement Northern State University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Diversity Statement Northern State University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At NSU, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Notice to all applicants: If you are selected as a finalist, job references and a background check may be conducted. Contact Information Working Conditions Please check the appropriate response that describe the cognitive requirements for this position. Analyzing, Comprehend, Frequent Change, Intense Customer Interaction, Logic, Memory, Multiple Priorities, Pace-fast, Reading, Reasoning, Verbal Communication, Written Communication Please check the appropriate response for this position's use of the following protective clothing or equipment. If other protection is used please identify Please designate the physical requirements of this position Bending, Stooping, Twisting, Carrying, Fine Finger Manipulation (keyboarding, pipefitting, bench work, etc), Lifting Below Waist, Lifting light, Pushing/Pulling, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sitting for sustained periods of time, Use Both Hands, Use of Either Hand, Independently, Walking, Wrist Movement (twisting or rotating) Describe any of the conditions selected * You may have to sit for an extended period of time. * You may be required to move boxes to and from our storage rooms. We do have a cart you can use, but you may need to lift a box onto the cart. Please check the appropriate response that describe the sensory requirements for this position. Hearing, Speaking, Vision (With and without corrective lenses) Working Conditions or Exposures (or potential exposures) that this position may encounter during the course of the work day. Please describe, in more detail, any of the conditions checked above Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office Environment If you have indicated Other Environment, if work tasks involve one or more of the above, or if further explanation is necessary, please use the space provided. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents * Resume * Cover Letter * Reference List Optional Documents

Keywords: South Dakota Board of Regents, Fargo , Financial Aid Assistant, Accounting, Auditing , Aberdeen, North Dakota

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