This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3544
UW Job Family: 35
SOC Code: 13-2071
Pay Grade: 21
Date: April 15, 2012
Independently coordinate the awarding, recording and distribution of financial aid programs for the designated Student Financial Aid area, counsel students and parents and others. May provide guidance and supervision to specified staff.
Program(s) such as: Scholarships, Loans, Pell Grants, Veterans Benefits or similar financial aid programs.
Coordinate and perform the awarding, recording and distribution of financial aid programs for the designated Student Financial Aid area, recommend program enhancements or modifications; prepare program forms, reports or other program documents, evaluate balances and coordinate the notice of state scholarship accounts that have been overdrawn and budget transfers.
Make recommendations related to state and other scholarship budget projections and assist in budget preparation.
Counsel students and parents on designated program policies, procedures, and processes; perform and supervise forms processing for applicable program; maintain program records and statistics.
Prepare written communications, including reports which may be necessary to communicate program information, procedures or changes. Stay abreast of all legislation, regulation and other policy changes related to designated programs.
Perform research and analysis in order to resolve problems and/or issues and recommend solutions to supervisor, or solve problematic issues and keep supervisor advised, as directed.
Develop and conduct financial aid presentations; participate in outreach activities in high schools and other community agencies; conduct student recruitment/retention efforts among targeted groups to promote financial aid availability.
Assist efforts in providing a coordinated approach to outreach activities on behalf of the financial program.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Attend and participate in trainings and other professional development activity.
Participate in performances-related goal setting and achievement to meet personal and organizational goals and objectives.
Represent the Office of Student Financial Aid and assist in the development of new staff training.
Act on behalf of Assistant/Associate Director, as directed.
May supervise others.
Assist with other special projects as assigned.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Regular exposure to video terminal displays.
No or very limited physical effort required.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.