Main Campus - Dobson, NC
Closes: Monday, August 15, 2022
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Associate Degree in Office Systems, Business Administration, or related field; experience/proficiency in the use of integrated software (Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel), effective oral and written communication skills, and the ability to coordinate and prioritize office duties.
Experience in an educational office setting; Knowledge of Colleague software.
The Financial Aid Compliance Specialist within the Office of Financial Aid is responsible to provide technical and clerical support for Surry Community College’s Financial Aid Office. This position reports to the Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs.
A. Provide knowledgeable assistance to students and others in completing application process/forms for aid.
B. Understand basic eligibility criteria for federal, state, and institutional aid.
C. Create Department of Education origination/disbursement documents on all eligible recipients.
D. Maintain database in Colleague regarding aid applicants, their eligibility, and their awards.
E. Assist in the preparation of federal, state, and local reports, such as the Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP), and the NC Higher Education Data (NCHED).
F. Work as liaison between business office and aid office to assure both offices have balanced records of aid expended from school, state, and Department of Education funds.
G. Balance all disbursed monies from Financial Aid Office.
H. Process ISIR’s for students with last names beginning with A through F and creating applicant files in Colleague and SoftDocs.
I. Correspond with aid applicants to obtain all required documentation necessary for eligibility determination
J. Evaluate/maintain applicant folder until complete, including verification as maintained by the Department of Education and completion of all admissions requirements.
K. Assist in other areas of activity within Financial Aid Office and Student Development Office as needed.
L. Balance and prepare a year-end report for Financial Aid Office, including distribution of copies to Business Office and President.
M. Transmit billing for state aid, such as NC Community College Grant (NCCCG) and Education Lottery Scholarship (ELS).
N. Transmit all paperwork electronically for billing to the Department of Education for student payment, corrections, and special condition situations.
O. Assist with annual setup of FA module in Colleague.
P. Conduct audits of random samplings of student files to ensure consistency of awarding and communications.
Q. Perform other duties which support the mission and initiatives of the College.
R. Maintain accurate files and scan in etrieve.
S. Maintain a clean and safe work area.
T. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
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