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Financial Aid Specialist

Company: strategic HR inc.
Location: Dayton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opportunity - Financial Aid Specialist with Modern College of Design in Kettering, OH

Do you enjoy working with student and being their point of contact for questions? Do you thrive on helping others discover their potential? Are you eager to make an impact in students' lives? If so, we want to speak with you about our position.

The Modern College of Design is seeking a Financial Aid Specialist eager to work at an award- winning college. The Modern has been selected as a Top Design School ten years in a row by Graphic Design USA Magazine, and alumni of the college are leaders in the design industry. The college was honored in 2018 as Business of the Year and Woman-Owned Business of the Year by the Dayton Business Journal following several initiatives, including a $6M capital expansion and a successful rebrand of the institution. Recognized for its strong career placement rate, The Modern offers both an Associate's Degree Program and a Bachelor's Degree Completion Program. The campus provides staff and students with a creative, contemporary space in a popular southwest Ohio suburb that is close to art, music, and sports venues.

The Modern is seeking a dedicated and customer service driven Financial Aid Specialist to work with students for all of their financial aid needs and questions. The ideal candidate will have prior financial aid experience, be detail oriented and be willing to go the extra mile to help our students along the way. This position has a flexible schedule, typically working from 9am - 6pm, but Specialists must have flexibility to work later hours as needed to speak with students who cannot meet during normal business hours.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Be the primary point of contact for financial aid interviews and inquiries with ongoing and prospective Modern students and their families.
  • Complete handoff to CHS housing during FA appointments and conduct follow up on housing decisions.
  • Create estimates for prospective and current students and send to Director of Financial Aid for approval.
  • Conduct entrance and exit interviews with new students and graduates as needed.
  • Process student files including verification and financial aid input through an online process with third party servicers/Global FAS.
  • Perform credit checks and certify loan applications through an online process with third party servicers/Global FAS.
  • Assist students with Veteran's Education Benefits and process VA certifications.
  • Assist students and cosigners with PNC And College Ave Private student loans and track loan progress in ScholarNet.
  • Contact students with overdue payments.
  • Receive equipment deposits from enrolled students and pass to Director of Financial Aid for posting of payment in Anthology Student.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Director of Financial Aid.
    Requirements For This Position Include
    • A minimum of two years of experience working in financial aid and demonstrated expertise in all areas of financial aid.
    • Knowledge of federal and accreditation compliance standards.
    • Prior experience working with Anthology Student preferred.
    • A strong interest in working directly with students and families.
    • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work independently are required.
    • A college degree is preferred.
      Are you ready to join a creative team and to change students' lives? Apply online today. Be part of our future!

      EEO/M/F/D/V. No third-party applications please.

Keywords: strategic HR inc., Dayton , Financial Aid Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Dayton, Ohio

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