Current Job Postings
Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Regulatory Compliance, Nashville State Community College, Nashville, TN (posted to TASFAA April 1, 2021)
POSITION SUMMARY - This Assistant Director will serve as the focal point for all compliance activities. They will coordinate and communicate all federal aid compliance activities and programs, as well as plans, implement, and monitor the compliance program.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Financial Aid Counselor, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN (Posted to TASFAA March 29, 2021)
The Financial Aid Counselor has broad knowledge in all aspects of financial aid operations and can demonstrate a solid understanding of policies and procedures related to the operations of the office. The Financial Aid Counselor provides customer service and disseminates information to students, parents, faculty, and staff in addition to supporting the processing staff by detailing to students and parents financial aid requirements requested by processing staff. The Counselor also represents the Office of Financial Aid at recruitment events, in addition to high school visits, workshops, and financial aid nights. Work requires close adherence to financial aid policies and procedures and applicable Federal and State regulations.
For more info: https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/17351
Academic/Student Support Associate, TCAT Jacksboro, Jacksboro, TN (posted to TASFAA March 19, 2021)
The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Jacksboro is accepting applications for the full-time position of Student Support Associate. The Student Support Associate will work in conjunction with the Financial Aid Service Center of the Tennessee Board of Regents to administer, process and disburse all federal and state financial aid programs, veterans’ education benefits and third-party student aid programs as well as assist in the overall functions of the campus Student Services Office in delivering quality student support services.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
This non-exempt position reports to the Student Services Coordinator.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.
APPLICATION SUBMISSION AND REVIEW: Complete application and submit resume at https://tbr.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/25/home/requisition/5431?c=tbr
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Associate Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN (posted to TASFAA March 18, 2021)
This is an advanced professional position, which works in support of all processes and programs for the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships (OSF A&S). The Associate Director will support and execute the management, administration, and strategic direction for all student financial aid programs and possess a working knowledge of the overall operation of the Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Office. The individual in this position will assist the Director with the administration of the Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Office, represent the office in administrative and public venues, and has a key role in decision-making and policy development.
The Associate Director’s position is a professional role that interprets and is guided by the University’s mission and policies and enhances the academic and intellectual life of the University. The Associate Director is expected to perform at the highest level of professional service and to assure that staff W1der their supervision provides consistent and accurate financial aid work and advice to students, parents, and all stakeholders. This position requires close adherence to and compliance with all Federal, State, and University financial aid laws, regulations, guidelines, and operating procedures.
Apply online at https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/17255
Assistant Director of Processing, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN (posted to TASFAA March 18, 2021)
This is an advanced professional position, which works in support of all processes and programs for the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. The Assistant Director of Processing will support and execute the management, administration, and strategic direction for all student financial aid programs and possess a working knowledge of the overall operation of the unit. The individual in this position will assist the Director and Assistant Director (technology) with the planning, developing, and administering of all process related functions and supervise the processing staff.
The Assistant Director of Processing position is a professional role that interprets and is guided by the University’s mission and policies and enhances the academic and intellectual life of the University. The Assistant Director of Processing is expected to perform at the highest level of professional service and to assure that staff under their supervision provides consistent and accurate financial aid work and advice to students, parents, and all stakeholders. This position requires close adherence to and compliance with all Federal, State, and University financial aid laws, regulations, guidelines, and operating procedures.
Apply online at https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/17261
Financial Aid Assistant 3, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN (posted to TASFAA March 18, 2021)
This position reports to the Assistant Director of Processing and is responsible for loan funds in excess of $110 million dollars yearly and is critical to the University’s ability to award aid to students. The individual in this position must be able to interpret federal, state, and university policies, regulations, procedures, and regulations, provide accurate answers to challenging questions, and communicate the process to students/parents/colleagues. This position requires strong customer service, communication, and analytical skills.
Apply online at https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/17254
Financial Aid Assistant 3, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN (posted to TASFAA March 18, 2021)
This position reports to the Assistant Director of Processing and is responsible for managing multiple funding sources and is critical to the University’s ability to award aid to students. The employee in this position must perform duties associated with the review, processing and administering of financial aid, specifically external, institutional, and foundation scholarship funds. The successful candidate must be able to interpret federal, state, and university policies, procedures, and regulations. The Financial Aid Assistant 3 must provide accurate answers to challenging questions, and communicate the process to students/parents/colleagues.
Apply online at https://jobs.etsu.edu/postings/17278
Executive Aide, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN (posted to TASFAA March 18, 2021)
Responsible to Director of Financial Aid for a variety of complex secretarial, administrative, and clerical tasks including coordinating the flow of work and people through the Director’s office, preparing reports and correspondence, maintaining Director’s calendar, making travel arrangements, monitoring the travel budget, purchasing supplies for office, compiling information for reports.
Director for Student Financial Planning, Union University, Jackson, TN, (Posted to TASFAA March 16, 2021)
Union University is a private, coeducational liberal arts-based university offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The campus is located in Jackson, Tenn. (80 miles northeast of Memphis) with additional campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville, Tenn. Union University currently enrolls more than 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 44 states and 25 countries. Union University stands as a national leader among colleges and universities in promoting a Christian worldview and a Christ-centered approach to education. Union is consistently ranked among the nation’s premier Christian universities and has been recognized as a top-tier institution each year since 1997 by U.S. News & World Report, which also recognized Union at a national level for undergraduate teaching excellence. Union was also recently recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” one of only 30 four-year institutions to receive this honor roll designation.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required. Preference will be given to applicants with an MBA and at least five years of previous financial aid experience. Preference also will be given to applicants with previous experience with the Colleague system.
Successful candidates must be professing Christians who are active members of a local church, enthusiastically support Union University’s Identity, Mission, and Core Values, and articulate a Christian worldview in their work
A detailed job description and application process can be found here
Financial Aid Advisor, Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN, (Posted to TASFAA February 24, 2021)
University Mission Statement - Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.
Summary of Position -The position will assist undergraduate and graduate students with obtaining financial aid and developing a plan to pay for their education. The position will also work with other members of the financial aid team to administer federal, state and institutional aid programs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assist TNU students with questions related to financial aid
2. Complete financial aid verification
3. Award federal, state and institutional aid
4. Process and reconcile federal, state and intuitional aid programs
5. Assist department with compliance of federal financial aid regulations
6. Assist with set-up and maintenance of financial aid systems
7. Assist with other projects and duties as requested
1. Must be organized, accurate and detail-oriented
2. Must have strong customer service skills
3. Able to communicate and work well with campus staff and students
4. Able to handle a large volume of work
5. Mature, able to maintain confidentiality
6. Team player, willing to help out as needed in the department
7. Undergraduate degree required or two plus years’ experience in Financial Aid or Student Accounts
Interested parties who are in agreement with the mission and values of Trevecca Nazarene University should send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Financial Aid Support Associate, Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Nashville, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on February 16, 2021)
The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville is accepting applications for the full-time position of Financial Aid Support Associate. The Financial Aid Support Associate will work in conjunction with the Financial Aid Service Center of the Tennessee Board of Regents to administer, process and disburse all federal and state financial aid programs, veterans’ education benefits and third-party student aid programs.
GENERAL DUTIES: Duties of the Financial Aid Support Associate include, but are not limited to:
For additional information or to apply click: https://tcatnashville.edu/about/jobs/financial-aid-support-associate-2021-02
Financial Aid Officer, South College, Knoxville, TN - (posted to TASFAA on February 10, 2021)
The South College Knoxville Campus invites applications for the position of Financial Aid Officer at the Knoxville Campus. The Financial Aid Officer position is a full-time staff member who assists in the student financial aid processes and services at the Knoxville Campus. We are searching for a team-oriented individual with excellent communication and organization skills.
• Meet and counsel with students and parents regarding the process of applying for and receiving federal aid. Assist students and parents with the completion of forms and documents required to secure financial aid.
• Collect all documentation required from students and/or parents. Provide notification of any missing documentation to appropriate student and/or parents.
• Complete verification of the information provided by the students and/or parents when required.
• Make the appropriate awards and provide notification to the students and/or parents.
• Accurately set up awards in the administrative software.
• Prepare and maintain financial aid files for each student receiving financial assistance.
• Certify eligibility for grants, scholarships, and loans from the federal, state, and private sources.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid.
• Appropriate educational experience, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Experience in Financial Aid or Accounting/Management preferred
• Experience with financial aid software and systems preferred
• General knowledge of accounting practices, data processing and computer applications.
Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Enrollment, Vanderbilt University Medical Center for Programs and Allied Health, Nashville, TN - (posted to TASFAA on January 22, 2021)
In this exciting role, you will serve as the leader of institutional enrollment, student financial assistance, and admissions operations for the Center for Programs in Allied Health (CPiAH).
Registrar Services: The ADES is the director of student enrollment and academic records and, as such, is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of all aspects of course management and scheduling; student information and enrollment systems; academic calendars; student records, and registration; and student transcripts. Provides leadership for the creation, coordination, execution and growth of complex programs independently. Provides leadership to support programs that are expected to experience significant change, expansion or evolution over time.
Admission Services: Oversee processes of verification of applicants’ academic history, degree, and transcripts (both domestic and international), as well as any other application requirements.
Financial Aid Services: Oversee administrative and student financial aid processes to include, but not limited to calculating award amounts and generating financial aid award letters for financial aid students. Ensure institutional and programmatic compliance with US Department of Education Title IV requirements. Certifying official for Department of Education Title IV Financial Aid and private lenders.
Responsible for ensuring Enrollment Services compliance with programmatic and institutional accreditation requirements. Consistent application of FERPA policy and procedures. Consistent application of ADA/Title IX requirements.
Effectively use Campus Management System.
Student Financial Services Scholarship Counselor, Belmont University, Nashville, TN - (posted to TASFAA on January 13, 2021)
The Scholarship Counselor position is responsible for assisting the directors in the management of the flow of scholarship data from/to the institutional departments to SFS. The position also serves in the role of counselor for students regarding financial aid and scholarships. Assisting the directors in the communication with students regarding outstanding documents needed to complete financial aid package. The Scholarship Counselor will also serve as the initial contact for the Tuition Exchange program for incoming prospective students. The position will work closely with the Director and Assistant Director of Financial Aid, participate in the day-to-day administration of outside and institutional scholarships in addition to counseling with students and families regarding institutional, state and Title IV aid.
For more information or to apply, please click the link: https://belmont.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=10&id=1956
Director of Financial Aid, Milligan University, Milligan, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on December 9, 2020)
Reporting to the Vice President for Business & Finance, the Director of Financial Aid administers the
financial aid program for the University while maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations
and university policies and procedures. The Director is responsible for ensuring financial aid offers are
accurate and communicated to students and their families in a timely and efficient manner. The Director
must demonstrate strong Christian faith, a commitment to Milligan’s mission, and a lifestyle consistent
with Milligan’s goals.
For more information, please view the following link: Director of Financial Aid - December 2020.pdf
Financial Aid Manager - TBR System - (posted to TASFAA on December 7, 2020)
The Financial Aid Manager is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day activities of the Financial Aid Service Center, ensuring all financial aid processing functions are provided in a timely and accurate manner and in compliance with all applicable institutional, TBR, state, and federal regulations, policies, and guidelines. In consultation with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student and Financial Aid Services, this position directs the administration of state and federal aid programs and financial aid related functions, supported through the Service Center, for the technical colleges. The Financial Aid Manager works closely with the institutions of the TBR system and is expected to provide a high level of customer service to all institutions served.
For more information and to apply, please visit the following link: Job Opportunities at TBR | The College System of Tennessee (csod.com)
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
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 email@example.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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