Financial Aid Coordinator Resume Samples

The Financial Aid Coordinator is accountable for the administration of the unit that deals with financial aid activities. A well-drafted Financial Aid Coordinator Resume emphasizes on tasks such as – planning, organizing and directing the department , developing and administering policies and procedures, providing financial aid counselling to students, supervising staff, assuring coordination of resources, ensuring efficient operation of unit, facilitating effective flow of information, and contributing in the overall success of the department by undertaking all other essential tasks.

Professional skills and abilities that will highlight a resume include – very good knowledge of principles, concepts, and practices of administrative and managerial specialty, a good understanding of financial accounting, auditing, and human resources; and moderate work experience. A general bachelor’s or non-technical degree with related work experience is mandatory for entry-level positions. A Master’s degree will, however, be needed for career advancement.

Financial Aid Coordinator Resume

Headline : Detail-oriented administrative and marketing professional with over 8 years of experience in a business environment. Specializes in relationship marketing and quickly builds rapport with clients and customers. Exceptional communication and analytical skills.

Skills : International conferences, Seminars and Institutional workshops.

Description :

    1. Managed 150 student accounts, certified in excess of $400,000 student loans and over $70,000 in Pell grants Coordinate financial portfolios to educate the student of their awarded funding to assure that financial files.
    2. Inform students on available funding in accordance with their needs assessment, as well as communicates with loan co-signers when necessary.
    3. Monitored student progress on financial aid package reports.
    4. Collaborated with outside agencies regarding students' eligibility for assistance.
    5. Regulated eligibility for and tracking of Federal Work-Study awards and Title IV Funding.
    6. Schedule appointments or conference calls to conduct entrance & exit interviews with students, advising them of repayment schedule calculations Contacted students to advise them of impending delinquent loan status.
    7. Interfaced with the finance department, balanced student accounts, audited student files, and processed students' financial aid.
    8. Tracked outstanding accounts receivable, analyzed student financial history to retrieve missing funds.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Web Design


Sr. Financial Aid Coordinator Resume

Headline : An Associate's Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Medical Billing and Coding from American Intercontinental University looking for an exciting job. Over the past year, focused on delivering great customer service. Because flexible, work well with others, and willing to learn, can implement the newest methods and processes.

Skills : Organizational Skills, Detail Oriented, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Computer Skills, Data Entry, Cash Handling, Call Center, Verbal Communication, Written Communication.

Description :

    1. Performs a wide variety of typing assignments that are sometimes confidential in nature; operates a personal computer to enter data, draft, edit, revise, and print letters, tables, reports, and other materials.
    2. Greets and directs visitors, as and when appropriate; resolves routine administrative problems and answers inquiries concerning activities and operations of department/division; accept, screen, and route telephone calls.
    3. Sorts, screens, and distributes incoming and outgoing mail; drafts or prepares responses to routine inquiries; prepare photocopies and facsimiles, and operates a variety of office equipment.
    4. Establishes, maintains, processes, and updates files, records, certificates, and/or other documents.
    5. Arranges meetings and conferences, schedules interviews and appointments, and performs other duties related to maintaining one or more individual schedules; makes travel and lodging arrangements, either directly or through travel agencies.
    6. Performs basic, routine bookkeeping functions, which may involve simple billing and cash receipt activities.
    7. Instruct and oversee the activities of student employees performing the same type of work.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate In Medical


Jr. Financial Aid Coordinator Resume

Summary : Motivated, personable professional with a successful 7 year track record of bringing positive results with strong analytical skills. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records, and capable of thriving in a deadline-driven environment. Possess excellent team-building and organizational skills. Highly detail oriented.

Skills : Word.

Description :

    1. Advised and counseled students, parents, and staff on all aspects of Financial Aid programs through information sessions.
    2. Reviewed policies, procedures, practices, and office services.
    3. Processed applications/documents related to aid programs and processed emergency loans.
    4. Explained financial aid sources in detail to ensure students' full understanding of their overall rights and responsibilities; conducted entrance/exit interviews advising of repayment schedules.
    5. Maintained and managed financial aid files of all students receiving aid; followed up with students when necessary advising of loan/payment delinquencies when appropriate.
    6. Reviewed and updated award notifications; coordinated special condition applications; problem-solved for aid applicants; coordinated enrollment management and developed financial aid and scholarship activities with Admissions Counselors.
    7. Served as liaison for office functions, programs, and services, internal and external to the school; attended special student recruiting events; maintained communication via phone calls, e-mails, and follow-up procedures applicable to assigned student groups.
    8. Managed accounts receivable and prepared department reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AS In Business

Lead Financial Aid Coordinator Resume

Objective : Exceptional and positive customer service professional with proven skills in communicating effectively in a culturally diverse environment. Extensive experience in working with Federal and State regulations, as well as departmental policies and procedures in a university setting. Demonstrated success in decision making and problem solving in order to meet deadlines in a fast paced workplace.

Skills : Management, Campus Vue, NSLDS, MS Office, Title IV COD Processing & BannerWeb. VA Certifying Official.

Description :

    1. Conduct and verify student aid reports for active students for finance applications online through the finance applications.
    2. Prepare future students to start school by generating an initial and ongoing contact, ensuring financial aid or other aid is secured, ensuring all required paperwork is submitted for student to start classes.
    3. Consistently track the students' progress for financial aid packaging for all prospective and current students.
    4. Advise the students about repayment schedules for federal and private student loans during entrance and exit interview process.
    5. Assist students to apply for Private loans if needed and explain if a co-signer maybe needed for loan approval.
    6. Processing Title IV student financial aid and ensuring FA compliance with state and federal regulations.
    7. Coordinate activities and teamwork with the staff in conjunction with the admissions process.
    8. Provide quality customer service by ensuring proper and timely orientation, and advising and documenting students on financial aid issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Finance

Asst. Financial Aid Coordinator Resume

Headline : 30+ years Financial Aid Coordinator experience Extensive computerized database usage with added experience using the Microsoft Operating System, the MS Office Suite 2007 (Outlook, Excel, Word, Quickbooks) and various internet applications.

Skills : Clerical, Customer Service Skills, Secretarial.

Description :

    1. Conducts financial aid information sessions and assists prospective and current students with completion of their applications through the online student finance application system also in person.
    2. Informs students on available funding in accordance to their needs assessment, as well as communicates with loan co-signers when necessary.
    3. Track students' progress on financial aid packages.
    4. Contacts outside agencies regarding students' eligibility for assistance.
    5. Verifies and collects student aid reports from active students using the online student finance application system verification edits.
    6. Conducts entrance and exit interviews with students, advising them of repayment schedule calculations.
    7. Collect, balance and reconcile student and district accounts and funds, make deposits, post and maintain deposit logs and records, and oversee the office cash drawer balance.
    8. Monitor students' progress and prescribe interventions, as needed, for continued success.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Associate Financial Aid Coordinator Resume

Objective : To obtain an active position in a field that will allow to further knowledge and advance in a company with future and promise.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Maintain a comprehensive working knowledge of all federal, state, and institutional sources of financial aid and the regulations that govern them.
    2. Coordinate and develop internal control measures to ensure the college is managing its student financial aid programs in compliance with federal and state regulations.
    3. Communicate with the Department of Education and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to resolve student eligibility issues.
    4. Review program files periodically for accuracy and completeness; take appropriate action to correct errors and adjust awards.
    5. Monitor all college program expenditures and facilitates timely and appropriate reconciliation.
    6. Assist in the preparation of the annual student expense budgets by program for packaging purposes.
    7. Review, adjust and transmit PELL Grant awards to the Department of Education.
    8. Utilize the query manager and report functionalities to generate financial aid program reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Finance

Financial Aid Coordinator/Executive Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Financial Aid Coordinator with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Central Processing System CPS, National Student Loan Data System NSLDS, Collections, Account Management, Account Management.

Description :

    1. Coordinate and maintain meeting schedules, appointments, and calendars for the management team, organize the logistics for all team meetings and events, including location and distribute meeting agendas and documents.
    2. Take accurate and comprehensive meeting minutes as needed.
    3. Coordinate travel arrangements for Financial Aid; including the researching and booking of airfare, lodgings, rental vehicles, etc.; prepare itineraries and agendas.
    4. Draft, edit, and prepare internal and external correspondence; process reports, forms, and other paperwork and information as needed.
    5. Manage the documentation, reconciliation, preparation and submittal of expense reports for office personnel reimbursement.
    6. Make departmental purchases utilizing the REQ management system.
    7. Maintain a budget tracking spreadsheet to monitor and record department spending using accounting reports bi-weekly.
    8. Assist the communications team with imaging documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Education

Financial Aid Coordinator/Manager Resume

Objective : Financial Aid Coordinator with banking, call center, office assistance, and child education experience. Detail oriented with a keen attention to detail, technically savvy, with exclusive analytical skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Campus Vue, General Design/Layout, Image/Web Now, Sharepoint, Windows, Mac OS X, Acrobat, Auditing, Editing, Filing.

Description :

    1. Provided information regarding all the procedures and requirements of the financial aid program.
    2. Make accurate assessments and evaluations of a student's financial aid need, then accept and review each application to determine eligibility.
    3. Conduct student interviews and analyze their official documentation.
    4. Based on this information, he/she is required to make viable recommendations.
    5. Manage all the scholarships, funds or programs and prepare reports for the students and faculty.
    6. Responsible for the safeguarding of the department's assets and for the consistency of the department's financial information, with duties being also related to internal control.
    7. Understanding and implementing all the laws and regulations related to financial aid.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Financial Aid Coordinator III Resume

Summary : An intelligent, hardworking, & dependable business professional with exceptional organizational and auditing skills. Highly computer literate, & have a keen eye for detail with a strong focus on accuracy, efficiency, & quality.

Skills : Competent In Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Provided applications, information, and assistance to students regarding available financial aid programs, such as grants, loans, scholarships and work-study jobs.
    2. Reviewed financial aid application forms for accuracy and completeness; secure additional information from students as necessary.
    3. Determined student eligibility for financial aid based upon established criteria pertinent to each program.
    4. Counseled and advised students/families on all aspects of financial aid.
    5. Input data into computer terminal for disbursement of checks and proper accounting procedures.
    6. Tabulate and prepare statistical reports periodically and upon request.
    7. Selected, trained, and supervised student assistants as assigned.
    8. Implemented and coordinated the scholarship program, including scheduling interviews with students, working with the community processing new sources of scholarships, and coordinating related award ceremonies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Art

Financial Aid Coordinator II Resume

Objective : To acquire an occupation that will allow me the opportunity to employ knowledge in a business related environment that welcomes fresh ideas, dedication, and experience in the field of business and information technology.

Skills : Accounting, Finance.

Description :

    1. Conducted financial aid information sessions and assisted students with completion of applications such as grants, scholarships and loans to help provide assistance in obtaining financial aid.
    2. Informed students and their families on available funding in accordance to their need assessment.
    3. Authorized the release of funds and prepares require records and reports.
    4. Completed and analyzed internal and external financial aid reports using Oracle and maintained a financial aid tracking system on Excel.
    5. Determined eligibility and tracks Federal Work Study.
    6. Initiated telephone calls, composes letters, and collects information regarding delinquent accounts Conducted entrance and exit interviews with students.
    7. Applied and maintained a broad knowledge of principles, practices, procedures, and governmental regulations as it pertains to the field.
    8. Balanced ledger card each quarter for assigned students.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Financial Aid Coordinator I Resume

Objective : Exceptionally talented, knowledgeable and resourceful Administrator with huge experience in performing a variety of administrative and staff support duties for a specified unit/department, which require a range of skills and knowledge of organizational policies and procedures.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Customer Service, Event Planning, Administrative, Bilingual, Accounting, Typing.

Description :

    1. Prepared many reports, professional judgments, spreadsheets and mail merges utilized internally, as well as ones sent to corporate and students of the college.
    2. Supervised and assisted with the scheduling and follow up of appointments.
    3. Coached and managed a team of advisors and informed them of any changes resulting from new or current legislation.
    4. Served as liaison between departments, students and staff.
    5. Participated in the planning, goal setting, and evaluation of the financial aid process.
    6. Counseled prospective students and /or parents regarding financial aid and followed up on any missing or inaccurate information.
    7. Accurately packaged, tracked and monitored financial aid awards in the SCT Banner system.
    8. Efficiently advised in the completion of FAFSA, Stafford loan application, and other financial aid documentation as needed with the incoming students.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Financial Aid Coordinator Resume

Objective : Detail-oriented administrative and marketing professional with over 8 years of experience in a business environment. Specializes in relationship marketing and quickly builds rapport with clients and customers. Exceptional communication and analytical skills coupled with a solid understanding of accounting principles.

Skills : Accounting, Auditing.

Description :

    1. Schedule appointments and counsel students and family on financial aid eligibility, budget management and debt management.
    2. Determine student eligibility and award federal and institutional funding according to federal, state and university guidelines.
    3. Coordinate, prepare and present informational seminars to current and prospective students on issues related to financial literacy, federal financial aid and institutional funding.
    4. Create correspondence, presentations and educational material for prospective students and families.
    5. Monitor and evaluate student account balances and advise students of financial alternatives for past due balances.
    6. Collect, analyze and reconcile data between the financial aid office, accounting office and program departments.
    7. Coordinate staff events and outings as a member of the Student Support Services Operation Team.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts