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Information Specialist - Student Financial Services

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Posting Details


Position Title Information Specialist - Student Financial Services
Position number SF4049
Hours per week
Posting date 08/15/2017
Closing date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Internal Job Category
Position Purpose

This position is responsible for assisting the directors in the management of the flow of data from/to the institution. This positions is also responsible for the reconciliation of both federal and state grant programs.

Job Functions

Job Function

Administer the loading of federal financial aid applicant data into the Banner system for awarding and packaging programs.

Job Function

Manage and reconcile Federal Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, TSAA and HOPE programs. Prepare and generate all reporting requirements such as the FISAP as requested.

Job Function

Manage the uploading and downloading of records for the Federal Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Direct Loan, TSAA and HOPE programs in order to remain compliance with federal and state regulations.

Job Function

Manage awarding and generation of financial aid awards. Supervise all routine award mailings. Manage all electronic notifications related to financial aid awards.

Job Function

Participating in professional organizations including attendance of professional conferences.

Job Function

Counsel with students and families regarding financial matters.

Job Function

Generation of reports for directors.

Job Function

The above statements describe the jobs essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Knowledge of Title IV Federal and State regulations.

Knowledge of SCT software preferred.

Knowledge of Total Quality Management preferred.

Ability to produce reports, spreadsheets, and forms using PC-based software.

Ability to work as a team member.

Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations. Ability to thrive in an environment of hard work.

Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


Previous financial aid experience is preferred.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Sedentary work. Occasionally requires standing, lifting, pulling, pushing, carrying and climbing, reaching both high and low. Frequently requires walking and balancing. Constantly requires sitting, repetitious finger and wrist movement, speaking clearly, hearing conversations, hearing (with acuity), seeing near and far with depth perception and color vision.

Belmont University is dedicated to the health and well-being of all of its students, faculty and staff. In an endeavor to provide the healthiest possible environment, Belmont is a tobacco free campus.

Additional Information

Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith.

Belmont’s vision is to be a leader among teaching universities, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Our mission, vision and values statements may be found at

Prepare a one-page essay of about 300-400 words that describes how your Christian faith informs and influences your personal and professional life, how it plays a role in your interest in joining Belmont University, and how it will help you contribute to Belmont University given our mission, vision, and values statements.

Attach an electronic version of your resume, cover letter, and response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values statements in order to complete the online application process.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Special instructions to applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How many year's experience do you have working in student financial aid?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Response to Mission, Vision and Values
Optional Documents