Financial Aid / Scholarship Coordinator, Office of Student Financial Assistance
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 301811
OFC OF STUDENT FIN ASSISTANCE (BL-OSFA-IUBLA)
The Office of Enrollment Management serves Indiana University Bloomington by recruiting, enrolling, and serving students. We are deeply committed to transforming students' lives through access, engagement, and success while becoming the most innovative, strategic, and visionary enrollment management team in the nation. With a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, OEM works with campus partners to make IU Bloomington the best university possible.
The Office of Student Financial Assistance provides access by administering federal, state, and institutional financial aid and advocates for students with financial need.
Provides administrative support for financial aid and/or scholarships operations.
Serves as an informational resource to a variety of university stakeholders, including students and prospective students, current students, parents, guidance counselors, and faculty or staff.
Compiles and analyzes data and prepares reports.
May perform occasional duties in support of other business needs.
Serves as an information resource to students, potential students, and their families; explains the policies and procedures involved in applying for financial aid and/or scholarships.
Processes and monitors files for applications and awards; updates as necessary for accuracy and completeness; ensures compliance with state and federal regulations.
Responds to email, phone, and in-person inquiries from applicants regarding status of application; notifies applicant of final decision.
Monitors financial aid and/or scholarship accounts on a continuing basis; ensures compliance with scholarship requirements.
Provides administrative and clerical support to department staff including word processing and scheduling.
Develops and updates written informational materials regarding the policies and procedures involving in applying for financial aid and/or scholarships.
Compiles and analyzes data and prepares various reports. Designates and completes audits on a regular basis. Identifies situational anomalies the require analysis and/or escalation.
May provide guidance to other financial aid/ scholarship coordinators; takes on complex or escalated customer issues, referring to manager as appropriate. May make process recommendations to manager for improved operational efficiency.
High school diploma or GED
4 years in customer service, office experience, or related field.
Experience working with complex data and/or records services in a team environment
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Highly thorough and dependable
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Demonstrates analytical skills
Demonstrates problem solving skills
Strong basic math skills
Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds
Ability to interpret federal, states, and institutional rules and regulations and required procedures associated with compliance required
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.