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Financial Aid Officers work in schools and they offer students advice on loan options and scholarships. Their main responsibilities are managing funds, offering financial assistance to students and educating them in terms of financial matters. A good resume of a financial aid officer should list skills such as being able to accurately evaluate the eligibility of a person for financial aid, making proper recommendation, working with financial information and analyzing official documents. A sample resume should also mention a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree, preferably in the financial field, and good computer skills.

1

Financial Aid Officer

Scheduled individual counseling sessions addressing all questions and concerns, provided assistance on financial aid problems and complexities.

  • Quickly became a trusted assistant to financial aid director, and earned a reputation for maintaining a positive attitude with the ability to assist all departments when needed.
  • Prepared and presented PowerPoint presentations on financial aid policies at all new student orientations.
  • Assisted Admissions department during weekend open houses providing welcoming presentations on how to apply for FASFA.
  • Served as the group team leader managed all student files on Excel spreadsheets, and ensured all counselors stay in compliance with Federal Student Aid regulations.
  • Provided training to newly hired staff on financial aid programs.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
2

Financial Aid Officer II

Applied title IV funding, cash payments and state grants accurately to student's account to secure funding for school

  • Developed a plan of team recognition
  • Met and exceeded management expectations, produced 4.87% of monthly production at a current expected rate of 3.2%
  • Enhanced team building and student school relationship
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration Management
3

Financial Aid Officer

Familiarity with IRS tax forms & preparation, and financial aid packaging policy

  • Provided information, advice and assistance regarding the various types of financial aid available to students
  • Analyzed student applications and determined eligibility for financial aid
  • Assisted in getting students' financial aid cleared for payment
  • Ensured accuracy of student financial aid packaging for state and federal agencies
  • Coordinated with Director of Financial Aid the implementation of new policies and procedures at the campuses
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Business Administration
Business Management
4

Financial Aid Officer

Studied and evaluated policies, regulations and applicable laws related to Title IV Funding

  • Assessed students' needs and counseled them (and parents) on financial assistance available to them
  • Initiated and streamlined processes to ensure students' needs were met
  • Processed, received and analyzed financial aid applications in a timely manner, and completed Packaging
  • Maintained files, to reflect students' changes in status, and monitored their successful progression
  • Resolved student inquiries; moderated monthly orientation session for all new students
  • Student Advocate
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
Business Foundations
5

Financial Aid Officer, Student Financial Services

Developed extensive understanding and knowledge of financial aid, student accounting and admissions.

  • Obtained understanding of the importance and value in a strong working relationship between the offices of financial aid, admissions and student accounts.
  • Developed new and continuing student financial aid plans while maintaining federal, state and internal policies.
  • Certified loan applications, processed financial aid documents and completed basic verification.
  • Analyzed statistics, monitored funds and exceeded professional development expectations; said to have performed at the level of a Director.
  • Influenced others through action and communication.
  • Met and exceeded deadlines.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Communication Studies
6

Financial Aid Officer

Actively worked monthly past due reports by collecting outstanding documentation from students and resolving any issues with private and federal lenders

  • Consistently exceeded monthly departmental goal of 90% of past due funds collected
  • Assessed financial aid award amounts and individual student needs to create a workable financial plan consistent with organizational and federal regulations and student requirements
  • Obtained required documentation to clear FAFSAs selected for federal verification and resolved any ISIR C code issues
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BBA
Management
MA
Master of Arts
7

Financial Aid Officer

Met with and counseled students and parents on Title IV funding to cover educational expenses

  • Researched Title IV funding while operating within software and websites, such as: CampusVue, COD, Open-net, NSLDS
  • Created and explained comprehensive financial aid plans to each student, while adhering to federal and institutional regulations and guidelines
  • Monitored student accounts and managed accounts receivable to ensure that all financial aid was disbursed and applied on schedule
  • Assisted with special projects and events, general office duties, organizational tasks, and daily reporting
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Art History
8

Financial Aid Officer

Determined financial aid eligibility, counseled students and parents to finance education

  • Monitored loans and grants to ensure compliant collection of Federal Aid
  • Counseled students on Academics, Registration and billing information
  • Audited files to ensure verification and accuracy was met according to Federal Guidelines
  • Updated Admissions and Academic departments to ensure college goals were met
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
9

Financial Aid Officer

Assisted students and parents with all required financial aid documents

  • Completed basic Verifications, C-Codes and Professional Judgments
  • Negotiated student's financial award package
  • Modified and corrected student's financial aid account, as well as repackage for new academic years
  • Complied with State and Federal financial aid guidelines and regulations
  • Worked closely with the Admissions department and assisted in readmissions process
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Allied Health
BA
Liberal Studies
BS
Athletic Training
10

Financial Aid Officer

Taught students about the Financial Aid process with the best customer service possible.

  • Trained new hires by teaching the skills needed for the financial aid officer position.
  • Communicated with students to resolve complex service issues.
  • Utilized Microsoft Outlook to schedule appointments with both students and employees.
  • Coordinated with directors to achieve team goals.
  • Received a "Staff of the Quarter Award" for October 2010 - December 2010.
  • Received an "Outstanding Achievement Award" for the 1st half of 2011.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Interdisciplinary Studies
MA
Master of Arts

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