The Funds Management & Staff Assistant in Student Financial Aid (SFA) within the Office of Student Academic Success will provide assistance with the distribution, reconciliation and compliance of federal, state, and institutional financial aid funds. Oversees awarding of state aid programs, ensures compliance with state regulations, researches and resolves questions as needed. Runs queries, analyzes, and evaluates data and reports from the Student Information System (SIS), general ledger and HR databases. Troubleshoots and resolves potential disbursement issues. Processes manual disbursements and monitors aid transferred to student accounts. Serves as a liaison to government and sponsoring agencies. Verifies student award eligibility. Researches, resolves problems and implements efficiency measures. Provides information and processing services to staff in SFA, colleges/departments, extended campuses, and external representatives. Assists in the set-up, reconciliation, and projections for institutional, donor, state, and federal funds. Assists with federal work study reconciliation. Analyzes and makes recommendations for federal, state and institutional aid programs, policies and procedures. Runs, analyzes, and evaluates reports within the financial system. Utilizes queries for analysis of SIS, general ledger and HR data. Attends meetings, serves on committees and performs other duties as assigned.
The Ohio State University Office of Student Academic Success is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse community to reflect human diversity and to improve opportunities for all. Individual differences and diversity is celebrated at The Ohio State University and we welcome all to apply.
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Successful completion of a background and credit check.
Knowledge of federal, state and university financial aid programs, financial aid computer processing systems and research tools. Familiar with Hyperion/eReports. Knowledge of basic accounting practices. Experience with Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook). Demonstrated skills in written communication, public speaking, counseling and the ability to work well with a diverse workforce, including different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Target Salary: $17.55 - $19.24 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.