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Financial Aid Assistants work with students and guide them through the process of obtaining financial aid. Essential duties seen on a Financial Aid Assistant example resume are processing checks and awards, offering financial aid information to students, answering to inquiries, explaining procedures, and writing grant reports. The ideal candidate for this job should be able to demonstrate the following abilities in his or her resume: general office experience, customer service, attention to details, multitasking, teamwork, and computer competences. Employers select candidates holding at least a high school diploma – college education represents an advantage.

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Financial Aid Assistant - Work Study

  • Utilized Microsoft Excel to create and edit student work hours to ensure proper payment during the semester
  • Participated and led student orientation meetings on how to use different systems to properly record hours worked
  • Handled sensitive information for new students including submitting applications, and processing I-9s
  • Conducted administrative functions including; filing, responding and constructing emails, and assisting the head of financial aid
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Financial Aid Assistant

  • Acquired Excel skills while organizing student's eligibility for Pell Grants
  • Verified accuracy of federal documents for financial aid approval such as tax return transcripts, W-2s, and more
  • Documented checks for off-campus scholarships through BYU's data entry systems
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
Pre Management
3

Financial Aid Assistant

  • Held key responsibility for determining West Virginia Higher Education Grant eligibility.
  • Assisted students in understanding their aid eligibility and loan requirements.
  • Played key role in the reconciliation of Pell Grant disbursements.
  • Audited student tax return transcripts to compare with FAFSA information.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Board Of Governors
BS
Accounting
4

Financial Aid Assistant

  • Counsel students on necessary steps for FAFSA application completion and processing based on Federal eligibility guidelines. Resolve SAR code issues.
  • Verify the accuracy and completeness of verification documentation submitted to the financial aid office by students & parents. Resolve conflicts corrections as necessary.
  • Analyze complex financial & income data provided by students & parents on the FAFSA application. Evaluate and monitor Student Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Award financial aid to eligible students determined by EFC & Department of Education guidelines; award & originate Federal Direct student loans in BANNER. Using supporting on line federal applications COD & NSLDS.
  • Reconcile financial aid funding reports with student accounts.
  • Manually re-calculate income to make adjustments for special financial exceptions.
  • Perform Need Analysis calculation via FAFSA corrections.
Candidate Info
39
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
5

Financial Aid Assistant

  • Assist the students with the completion of the FAFSA.
  • Provide students with accurate information on eligibility for federal financial aid.
  • Create student financial aid related documents.
  • Ensure that student's documentations are secured in a timely manner.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
BS
Criminal Justice
6

Financial Aid Assistant

  • Assisting students and parents with questions or issues at the front desk and on the phone
  • Processing routine correspondence and verification paperwork
  • Reviews reports to assist in ensuring compliance with financial aid rules and regulations, other general administrative support for directors in the office
  • Performs other clerical and customer service related duties as assigned.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
MA
Criminal Justice
7

Financial Aid Assistant

  • Assist students in completing Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and private loan applications
  • Explain the various procedures that govern the student financial aid and assist in filling forms and submission of necessary documents
  • Process application forms submitted by students by proper checks of documentation and genuineness of other financial information provided
  • Provide information and response to students and parents about financial aid when contacted personally, over phone and email as well
  • Make presentations to student groups and parents regarding the various types of funding available
  • Maintain files and records of student financial application and be responsible for maintenance on these files
  • Prepare grant and loan reports for students who have obtained financial aid, with all essential and personal information
  • Preparation of enrollment by creating a funding plan in the database of the educational institution software.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Financial Aid Assistant

  • Follow instruction of supervisors and work well independently and with a member of the team.
  • Responsibilities include answering the phone, checking for late payments, sending out statements for loan discernments, making copies, and scanning documents.
  • Helping customers apply for Financial Aid and answer any questions.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
GED
GED
9

Student Financial Aid Assistant

  • Aid students with financial aid related concerns.
  • Assist in the completion of financial aid related documents (FAFSA, loan applications).
  • Provide sound financial aid advice from the student perspective.
  • Mediate between financial aid advisors and students.
  • Uphold HIPPA policies and maintain confidentiality
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Arts And Sciences
10

Financial Aid Assistant

  • Assists students with completing applications for financial aid
  • Answers phone calls from students and community
  • Assists with student presentations and trainings
  • Works with Microsoft suite for daily duties, as assigned
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Psychology

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