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Student Financial Services Coordinator

Qualified Applicants

Qualified applicants must submit information requested in the job posting. Unless otherwise specified, review of applicants will continue until positions are filled.

Student Financial Services Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and collecting student accounts receivable in conjunction with Student Accounts and Financial Aid.  Provides oversight for efforts to enhance student/family ability to be financially cleared in a timely manner.  Must project professionalism and strong communication skills, while portraying a positive attitude due to the point of contact with students and families.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for direct communication with all students regarding the status of their student tuition, fees, financial aid, and all related expenses, as well as payment options.

  • Reviews delinquent student account records to determine which students must be contacted for collection of overdue accounts.

  • Handles all student communications and transactions in a professional and confidential manner.

  • Monitors and receives payments from students on delinquent accounts.

  • Develops and implements college collection policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for the development and/or approval of student payment plans.

  • Assists the processing all federal and private student loan payments for student accounts including reconciliation of electronic funds with the Financial Aid Office.

  • Partners in verifying cash requirements for federal and state aid and grant programs and initiating all electronic funds draws for federal and state aid and grant programs.

  • Responsible for preparation and distribution of federal 1098-T forms for all enrolled students in January of each year.

  • Coordinates with Financial Aid to help ensure timely communications of awards, and Student Affairs regarding any changes in meal plans and/or housing arrangements.

 

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, and/ or Communication.  Three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have a solid understanding of basic accounting procedures and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Able to utilize campus technology to advance office needs. 

 

Applicants: Send resume to hr@newberry.edu. Put “Student Financial Services Coordinator” in the subject line.

Policy

These job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement or contract of employment, expressed or implied. Unless designated in writing and signed by the College President, all College employees are considered to be EMPLOYED AT WILL. Newberry College reserves the right to change, alter and amend job descriptions, functions and duties at the pleasure of the College President or Board of Trustees.

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