Financial Aid Coordinator

Location: Ivins, UT
Date Posted: 02-23-2018
Rocky Vista University in Ivins, UT has an opening for a full-time Financial Aid Coordinator.  RVU offers a full benefit package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a cover letter, resume. and salary requirement.
 
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE: Provide support and loan counseling at Ivins, Utah Campus.
 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
 

  1. Oversee completion of student files and collection of missing documents for financial aid awarding.
  2. Student Health Insurance support.
  3. Provide basic information about tuition and fees, refunds, and financial aid to students and staff.
  4. Collect cash, check and credit card payments from students. Accurately record payments received according to University policy and procedure.
  5. Assist SFS with projects, reports and correspondence.
  6. Assist in scholarship processing: internal and external scholarships.
  7. Other duties as assigned by supervisor or his/her designee.
  8. Maintain confidentiality of all records.
  9. Assist in Default Management, especially loan counseling requirements for first year students.
  10. Assist with Survey Monkey for students Cost of Attendance (COA) and satisfaction surveys.
  11. Conduct and/or arrange campus Financial Wellness Presentations.
  12. Provide exit and entrance counseling support. 
 
 
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  1. Assist administration, faculty and staff with special projects as needed.
  2. Group presentations for incoming students.
  3. Supply ordering for the department in Utah.
  4. Attend and take minutes for SFS assigned meetings.
  5. Work cooperatively with others and accept direction from supervisors. 
 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
  1. Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
  2. Communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  3. Ability to work with high level of confidential material with an attention to detail.
  4. Ability to multitask and problem solve independently.
  5. Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
  6. Demonstrate effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  7. Proficiency in intermediate level of computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office products.
  8. Ability to accurately receive and record financial transactions.
 
 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  1. Associates Degree
  2. One to two years of previous financial aid experience.
  3. At least one-year experience with cash receipts and/or financial record keeping.
 
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Professional background or experience in higher education and financial services.
  3. Experience with financial aid software. 

 

 
  
Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.  
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