A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Bachelor’s Degree with 3 or more years of financial aid experience working with regulations, policies and procedures.
Master’s Degree in a relevant field preferred.
Knowledge of Banner software preferred. Knowledge of Excel, Word, Access and relevant software preferred.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Process files through the federal verification process; revise award packages based on enrollment changes according to federal/state/institutional awarding guidelines.
Responsible for administering the Federal Pell Grant Program. Calculating Pell Grant eligibility, and adjusting Pell Grant based on enrollment. Ensure that students’ records are sent and acknowledged by COD regularly. Resolve any discrepancies promptly. Understand regulations that govern the Pell program. Responsible for monthly and year-end reconciliation of the Pell Grant program.
Submit & analyze Transfer Monitoring reports and ascertain how financial aid may need to be revised.
Run reports related to third-party payments and take a resource, revising financial aid if required.
Responsible for running monthly queries to ensure students’ packages fall within federal/state/institutional awarding limits.
Perform related work as assigned.
Electronically scan and link documents and data in an imaging environment; enter forms used for processing financial aid awards.
Act as a representative of the Office of Financial Aid to students, parents, outside agencies, faculty and staff, either through direct contact in the Financial Aid office or via the phone or email providing information regarding financial aid and the process.
Demonstrate that there are no restrictions that wouldprevent the candidate from obtaining authorization to NSLDS, COD and other federal financial aid processing sites.
The University of Michigan-Flint is a comprehensive urban university of diverse learners and scholars committed to advancing our local and global communities. In the University of Michigan tradition, we value excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarship; student centeredness; and engaged citizenship. Through personal attention and dedicated faculty and staff, our students become leaders and best in their fields, professions, and communities.