Unitek Learning, Inc.

Financial Aid Assistant

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ID
2021-2529
Category
Financial Aid
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

As a leading healthcare education organization, Unitek Learning’s family of schools helps thousands of students launch and accelerate their careers every year. As a rapidly growing and highly successful company, Unitek is also a great place to pursue a rewarding and challenging career. We offer a competitive salary, generous benefits, unlimited growth potential, and a collegiate work environment.

 

We are looking for a Financial Aid Assistant to join our team.

 

This position will serve as a Financial Aid Assistant, providing information and assistance for potential and existing students. Work closely with the Director of Financial Aid with a special emphasis on compliance with federal regulations, school policy, and customer service to the students.

Responsibilities

  • Meet with and assist potential and existing students to ensure funding is secured for the program of enrollment
  • Working closely with the Director of Financial to ensure the information provided to students is in compliance with Federal, State and college rules and regulations
  • Assist the Director of Financial Aid and the Financial Aid Administrator to meet campus objectives and goals
  • Assist the Director of Financial Aid and the Financial Aid Administrator to prepare reports, as necessary
  • Follow up with students to collect pending documents or schedule appointments for the Director of Financial Aid and the Financial Aid Administrator, as necessary
  • Assist with creating of funding plans, submitting of cash plan request, packaging Pre-Requisite Programs or other cash programs, verifying non- Title IV loan approval/denials and uploading documents
  • Perform special projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Degree or GED is required
  • Associate degree or above in related fields of accounting, finance, business, administrations, etc. is preferred
  • Prior related work experience is a plus but not required
  • Understanding of current Title IV, federal and state regulations regarding Financial Aid & strong Customer Service skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate sensitive financial information to prospective and current customers in an understandable manner
  • Availability at a minimum of two evenings per week for evening student population and overtime as requested by supervisor – may include: evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Prior related work experience is a plus but not required

We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision starting the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
  • 2 Weeks’ starting Vacation per year.  Increasing based on years of service with company
  • 10 paid Holidays and 1 Floating Holiday
  • 401K with a Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance at 1x’s your annual salary
  • Leadership development and training for career advancement
  • Tuition assistance and Forgiveness for you and your family up to 100% depending on program

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