Financial Aid Officer

Los Angeles/Alhambra, CA

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Job Description:

Stanbridge University is seeking a well-rounded Financial Aid Officer candidate to join our Financial Aid team. We are looking for a motivated self-starter who is people-oriented and gets along well within a team.

Employment Status:

hourly, non-exempt

Date Posted:

June 13th, 2019

Essential Functions:

  • Adhere to the highest standards of compliance in performing all aspects of financial aid.
  • Adhere to the highest standards of customer service when dealing with students.
  • Responsible for turnkey student packaging all Title IV eligible programs.
  • Responsible for packaging all Campus Based Programs (Federal Work Study Program)
  • Work cohesively with Admissions Representatives in order to facilitate outstanding service to prospective students and their parents.
  • Able to develop award letters in concert with Institute procedures and knowledge of Federal regulations.
  • Assist students/parents with the completion of the FAFSA and review the resulting ISIR.
  • Assign the appropriate budget to a student and package the student as well as ensure that aid is paid to students' accounts in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for complete and accurate files and paperwork, certify loan applications, and complete Verification and C Code Requirements.
  • Assist with entrance, exit, and financial literacy counseling as needed
  • Direct Loan certification.
  • Assist students with institutional payment plans.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A Bachelor degree from an accredited college.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Title IV Financial Aid.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills with emphasis on Excel and Word.
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills.

Conditions of Employment:

  • The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required of an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be physically present in the office.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

Work Environment:

  • Standard office setting.
  • Typically, duties are performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer workstation.
  • An incumbent is subject to contact with others, frequent interruptions, noise from talking or office equipment and demanding timelines.

Physical Demands:

  • The incumbent regularly sits for long periods, walks short distances on a regular basis.
  • Uses hands and fingers to operate an electronic keyboard or other office machines; reaches with hands and arms; speaks clearly and distinctly to answer telephones and to provide information; sees to read fine print and operate computer; hears and understands voices over telephone and in person; and lifts, carries, and/or moves objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

We Offer:

  • Professional opportunities in a growing organization.
  • An organization that values and appreciates its employees.
  • A highly competitive pay and benefits package
  • A strong community service culture.

Stanbridge University is an equal opportunity employer with values and appreciation for its employees.