Job Number 1908023


Specialist, Financial Aid




This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.
Position Information

Location Round Rock Campus
Hours 40 hours/week as assigned; Must be available to work Monday - Thursday between the hours of 8:00 am - 7:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and some Saturdays 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Salary Specialist 6/118 ($32,662.00 - $46,660.00)
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Reports To Campus Financial Aid Supervisor
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
General Statement of Job

To provide complex financial aid services to students at the college and assist in providing technical support in the administration of financial aid programs.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Uses databases (Ellucian Colleague, NSLDS, Fortis, FAA CPS Online, Selective Service, USCIS, etc.) to ensure applicants meet federal and state regulations before awarding financial aid.
  2. Creates and runs reports and submits updates.  Generate customized Informer reports for data accuracy.
  3. Answers student inquiries regarding financial aid processes, awards and disbursements.
  4. Conducts financial aid outreach programs and presentations.
  5. Coordinates a variety of financial aid transmissions to student accounting.
  6. Works with other ACC departments and state agencies.
  7. Attend workshops, presentations, and training relating to State and Federal Educational Financial Aid.
  8. Administer, process and reconcile federal aid and grants.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Technology Skills

Required Work Experience

Required Education

Special Requirements

Licenses/Certifications; Other

Physical Requirements

Safety

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

Disclaimer

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.