Posted: Oct 18, 2021

Financial Aid Officer

Salary: $19.00 Hourly
Application Deadline: N/A
Job Number: 1238052
Location: Clearwater, FL
School Name: Keiser University
Keiser University is a regionally accredited, private, career university that provides educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. Through quality teaching, the University is committed to provide all students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for successful employment. Committed to a students’ first philosophy, Keiser University prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality, education and career-focused general studies.

Inherent in our Mission is service to the community. This service includes community partnerships, involvement with various constituencies and various continuing education programs.

The purpose of the Financial Aid Officer is to guide students through the financial aid process and ensure they are properly funded, packaged and prepared to start each semester. The Financial Aid Officer will:
- Assist the student with filling out the FAFSA
- Determine the student’s title IV eligibility
- Create cost estimates and explain funding options to the students and parents
- Work with students to obtain the documentation necessary to process their aid if they are selected for verification
- Review weekly reports to ensure all students’ financial aid has been processed
- Submit financial aid packages to be processed by established deadlines
- Ensure a low rate of return due to errors on all packages submitted to be processed
- Provide excellent customer service and answers to student inquiries

- Associate's degree required
- Demonstrated ability of Key Behaviors
- Knowledge of Federal and State funding programs helpful
- Knowledge of title IV regulations helpful
- Knowledge of CampusVue software helpful
- Financial Aid Experience helpful
- Ability to work assigned/flexible hours necessary to complete the job on a weekly basis

Key Behaviors:
- Dependability: Respond to requests in a timely manner
- Teamwork: Balance team and individual responsibilities
- Decision Making: Display willingness to make decisions
- Communication: Effectively communicate with others
- Time Management: Able to complete all job requirements in allotted time
- Work Ethic: Display an organized and results-oriented approach, and motivation to perform without extensive direction
- Accuracy: Display a high quality of work and level of accuracy
- Innovation: Use a creative, solution-oriented approach to address problems

This is a full time position that requires day, evening and weekend availability.

For consideration, only online applications will be accepted. For further information, you may contact your local campus. Campus contact information listed on our website at

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