Financial Aid Assistant

Location: Fremont, CA
Unitek College is seeking energetic, detail-oriented and customer service driven applicants for a Financial Aid Assistant, at its Fremont, California campus.  This is an excellent opportunity for you to have a career in a field where you can make a real difference in students’ lives.
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.
Key Job Elements
  • Ensure that the information provided to students is in compliance with Federal, State and college rules and regulations.
  • Work with the Director of Financial Aid to meet objectives and to achieve long-term goals within the FA budget, and prepare reports as necessary.
  • Counsel students and parents regarding financial eligibility, and provide that all students (new, re-entry, and continuing) are aware of, and have planned for their financial obligations to the school, as well as other financial aid providers.
  • Maintain consistently clean files shown through Training Assessments for Compliance with Federal/State regulations and school policies and procedures.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.
Job Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• 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
Credentials and Experience:
• 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.
Special Requirements:
• Availability at a minimum of two evenings per week for evening student population
• Overtime as requested by supervisor – may include: evenings, weekends and/or holidays
• Excellent customer service is required
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