Current Job Postings

IT Technologist III - Office of Financial Aid, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on December 2, 2020)

The IT Technologist III  assists prospective and currently enrolled students in financing their educational pursuits. Provides technical support and problem resolution for students and Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships Staff. Maintains systems integrity in the use of software and hardware used in processing financial aid. Serves as a beta tester with vender (Ellucian) for Banner Financial Aid System upgrades. To write technical program statements (SQL) in order to provide requested data from relational database for statistical analysis. Works closely with Enrollment services IT Tech Team, OIT Application & Development Team and DBA team to insure proper performance of systems’ programs and interfaces. Duties include electronic file submissions to the Department of Education and private student loan entities, resolution of programmatic issues, and researching database information to assist with report creation.

For more details and to apply, please visit the following link: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_system/jobdetail.ftl?job=2000000182&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York


Financial Aid Specialist, Tennessee College of Applied Technology - McMinnville, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on November 25, 2020)

Financial Aid Specialist - reports to the Coordinator of Student Services and has primary responsibility for all areas of financial aid. Candidates should demonstrate strong customer service and organizational skills and have experience in administration of Federal and Tennessee financial aid.

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology McMinnville (TCAT) is accepting applications for the position of Financial Aid Specialist. This non-exempt, full-time position in the Student Services Department will be responsible for the day to day functions and operations of the Financial Aid Office under the supervision of the Student Services Coordinator. The FA Specialist reports for work Monday-Friday 7:30am – 4pm.

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Review student financial aid file to determine financial need, and ensure any outstanding requirements are met so that aid can be awarded.
  • Ensure aid is awarded according to Federal, State, and Institutional regulations and policies.
  • Perform verification and conflicting data resolution.
  • Process terminations and Return to Title IV funds.
  • Reconciliation of financial aid accounts.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress to determine continued eligibility.
  • Process paperwork for students using Veteran’s Administration benefits.
  • Assist prospective students and current students with completing their FAFSA
  • Organize, in conjunction with the Student Services Coordinator, community outreach events to assist with FAFSA completion.
  • Assist with recruitment activities such as college/career fairs, community events, new student orientation, etc.
  • Assist and participate in preparation for graduation activities and other college events
  • Assist with reports as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

To apply or for more information:  Financial Aid Jobs, Employment in McMinnville, TN | Indeed.com


Financial Aid Coordinator, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on November 13, 2020)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/OBJECTIVES: This Financial Aid Coordinator position primarily assists the Assistant Director for Loans with the maintenance of college’s Federal Direct Loan Program and alternative loan programs. This person must have a thorough knowledge of federal and state financial aid regulations enabling them to provide financial aid information to students and parents and to participate in the daily operations of the financial aid office. Candidate must have knowledge of the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), COD and Banner administrative software, as well as being proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel. Responsibilities include, tracking and follow up on Loans (MPN & Entrance Counseling requirements), counseling entering and continuing students regarding loan eligibility and repayment, counseling parents and students on financing options (including Parent PLUS, Graduate PLUS, and alternative loan programs), and working various reports to ensure compliance. This person serves as the first point of contact for inquiries regarding loans. This individual will attend training workshops and conferences as needed and perform other duties as assigned or requested.

To apply or for more information: https://jobs.tnstate.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1605135890108


Financial Wellness Coach, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on November 12, 2020)

The Financial Wellness Coach is part of the centralized team within One Stop Student Services that provides a student-focused approach to quality service in order to provide exceptional, seamless service experience that supports student success and institutional goals of recruitment, retention and graduation.https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_system/jobdetail.ftl?job=2000000165&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_Yorkwill provide leadership in the Center for Financial Wellness and One Stop by:

  • providing one-on-one and group financial coaching for participants in the Center for Financial Wellness
  • assisting students with topics around goal setting, budgeting, spending, saving, and loan repayment
  • conducting financial education classes and workshops – overseeing participant performance at in-person classes or online classes and introducing financial wellness modules to targeted organizations and student groups
  • collecting and verifying all required data from participants throughout the program and assisting the Coordinator in program reports and preparation
  • identifying and referring participants to other resources and services needed to achieve their financial goals.
  • attending related training, meetings, conferences, and professional development programs
  • assisting with financial wellness related programs and other duties as assigned
  • and at times, this position will serve as first level of student contact where personal interaction and problem solution begins, providing general information and inquiries, acting as a triage for complex enrollment issues, solving end to end issues, and elevating complex issues to the appropriate specialists in the office that support One Stop.
For a full job description please view the following attachment: 2020 UTK Financial Wellness Coach Job Posting.pdf

To apply, please visit the following link:  https://ut.taleo.net/


Financial Aid Clerk, Nashville State Community College, Nashville, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on October 29, 2020)


Position summary:

  • Serve as main front desk person, greeting students and assisting in computer lab
  • Serve as official back up to the financial aid general email box as needed.
  • Data entry of incoming documents – this includes placing documents where they belong and/or pulling files for counselors
  • Assists visitors and callers by providing information or conducting/routing them to the appropriate person.
  • Assists with departmental mailings, ensures timely processing of letter mailings.
  • Assists with creating student files
  • Ensures signage around office are up to date and valid
  • Reads and determines disposition of incoming documents.
  • Processes Purchase orders for the office and assists with travel arrangements
  • Monitors the Financial Aid texting system
  • Performs other duties as required.

For a full description, please view the following attachment: Financial Aid Clerk

To apply, please visit the following link:https://tbr.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/8/home/requisition/4740?c=tbr


Scholarship Coordinator, Nashville State Community College, Nashville, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on October 29, 2020)

Nashville State Community College will be filling two positions with this job description.

Position summary:

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the guidelines applicable to all institutional and State scholarship programs. Awards scholarships utilizing a methodology consistent with the NASFAFA code of conduct
  • Establishes accounts for third-party scholarships in conjunction with the Business Office. Works with the sponsors of third-party scholarships to insure funds are being disbursed in accordance with the parameters established by the sponsor.
  • Responsible for the administration and record control of Tennessee Scholarship programs at NSCC, including maintaining adequate record control for audit purposes
  • Reconciles all internal and external scholarship accounts.
  • Serves as primary liaison for internal/external groups involved with existing and new scholarships.
  • Maintains a current working knowledge of federal Title IV, state, and institutional policies associated with scholarships and their relationship to other federal/state funds.
  • Supervises Federal Work-Study students when utilized to assist with scholarships.

For a full description, please view the following attachment: Scholarship Coordinator Position

To apply, please visit the following link: https://tbr.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/8/home/requisition/4739?c=tbr


Director of Financial Aid, University of Tennessee Health and Science Center (UTHSC), Memphis, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on August 21, 2020)

The University of Tennessee Health and Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis, Tennessee, is seeking an experienced financial aid professional with leadership skills, compliance expertise, and the demonstrated ability to work in an environment of complexity and collegiality to serve as Director of Financial Aid. As Tennessee’s public statewide flagship health care institution, UTHSC enrolls 3,252 students (2,955 graduate and professional students and 297 undergraduates) in six academic colleges which include: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. The successful candidate will possess skills in administration of aid for students at the graduate and professional levels with a focus on clear communication of process, customer service, compliance, and financial literacy.

Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management, the Director will serve as one of several senior leaders within the enrollment management division, which includes the offices of financial aid, admissions, one-stop, and registrar.  The Director will collaborate with all administrative and academic divisions to coordinate compliance within the various colleges and programs, acting as both educator in compliance issues, and partner in ongoing program development.

Candidates who plan to apply should send a resume, a detailed letter outlining interest in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and contact information for three professional references by email to uthsc@napiersearch.com by September 15, 2020 for best consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered confidential and notice will be given before references are contacted.

Link to complete job announcement: UTHSC-FINAL-08-21-20 (1).pdf 



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