Current Job Postings

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

Position Requirements:

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: kreed@trevecca.edu


Financial Aid Counselor (2 Positions), Nashville State Community College, Nashville, TN (Posted to TASFAA February 19, 2021)

POSITION SUMMARY
In adherence with institutional, state, and federal guidelines the Financial Aid Counselor assists in the administration of student aid programs for a diverse population of traditional and non-traditional students. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Analyzes student verification files for accuracy and makes corrections as necessary.
Evaluates students’ Satisfactory Academic Progress.
Awards students federal and/or state aid.
Counsels students regarding file completion, repercussions of drops/withdrawals, SAP appeals.
Processes reports for 3rd party awards, unusual enrollment, small comp list, selective service list, etc.
Certifies Voc Rehab funds on EGrandS (state system).
Coordinates and works FAFSA workshops and presentations.
Travel for training or participate in online training.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors degree
Two or more years of related experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors degree in related field (Accounting, Business, Counseling, etc)
Experience in financial aid, financial services setting, student counseling or higher education

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to communicate with a diverse group of students and parents regarding financial aid. 
Must be detail oriented and organized while maintaining high degree of accuracy. 
Knowledge of financial aid regulations 
Ability to review, interpret, and make professional judgments on complex issues while maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations. 

RATE OF PAY: $17.64 - $21.17 hourly rate depending on experience

OPENED UNTIL FILLED: Yes

Official transcripts will be required upon hire.  Applicants may be subject to a background check.


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:

  • ·         Verification and documentation of student eligibility for aid program.
  • ·         Calculation and entry of student awards in online student information management system.
  • ·         Counseling current and prospective students regarding all aspects of financial aid programs and third-party student aid programs.
  • ·         Serving as School Certifying Official for veterans’ benefit programs.
  • ·         Coordination of work study employment and annual work study budget preparation.
  • ·         Reviewing and verifying student eligibility each term for all aid programs.
  • ·         Assisting with recruitment activities such as FAFSA Frenzy, new student orientations, etc.
  • ·         Other duties as assigned.

For additional information or to apply click: https://tcatnashville.edu/about/jobs/financial-aid-support-associate-2021-02


TSAC Grants and Scholarships Program Support Coordinator, TSAC, Nashville, TN - (Posted to TASFAA on February 12, 2021)


Job Summary and Responsibilities:


Reporting to the Director of Grant and Scholarship Programs, the Program Support Coordinator is a member of the Grants and Scholarships Division of THEC/TSAC. Primary duties include processing daily, weekly, quarterly, and annual reports necessary for managing the data system in the administration of grant and scholarship programs. This position may assist with administering other programs within the division. Responsibilities may include other duties as assigned. This position will work collaboratively with the members of the Grants and Scholarships Division to constantly improve program administration and service to recipients of the agency's financial aid programs.  Essential characteristics of the successful candidate include a strong work ethic, positive attitude, ability to handle stressful work circumstances, and flexibility regarding occasional changes in responsibilities. 


For more information or to apply click: GS Program Support Coordinator.pdf


Financial Aid OfficerSouth 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.

General Responsibilities

• 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.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements

• 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.

Apply online: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/7de4a152-343b-4922-94c8-a4dab3c71b14/SOUTH-COLLEGE


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.


Full Job Description: https://vanderbilt.taleo.net/careersection/.vu_cs_in/jobdetail.ftl?job=2100060&tz=GMT-06%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago


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


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/


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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