Southern Careers Institute Education Finance Specialist (007712) in Austin, Texas

Position Description


Are you driven by the challenge of meeting expectations and goals?

Southern Careers Institute is currently seeking a talented, experienced Education Finance Specialistfor our south Austin,* Texas*location.

As the Education Finance Specialist, you will work within federal, state and institutional policies and regulations, to provide financial aid information and counseling services to students and families.

Responsibilities include:

  • Counsel and advise students about financial aid eligibility, application procedures, aid programs, aid eligibility, packaging policies, costs, billing process, indebtedness, money management and financial planning. Also provides general information via e-mail, phone, and personal contact;

  • Determine amount of aid, considering such factors as funds available, extent of demand, and needs of students;

  • Compare data on students' applications, such as proposed budget, family income, or transcript of grades, with eligibility requirements of assistance program;

  • Interview students to obtain information needed to determine eligibility for aid;

  • Review FAFSA process with student – maintain copies of applicable federal tax returns required to complete this process; enter FAFSA data to complete needs analysis/budget worksheet;

  • Ensure 100% student satisfaction; provide timely service during student appointments;

  • Maintains confidentiality of student records in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act;

  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Position Requirements

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • Ability to make mathematical calculations and reconcile records as required;

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and customer service skills;

  • Detail oriented and ability to organize and manage multiple projects while working in a high-pressure office;

  • Experience with the Internet, MS Outlook, Word and Excel.

At SCI, better training leads to better careers!

Job Number: 007712

Job Title: Education Finance Specialist

Number of Openings: 1

Job Type (Employment Type): Direct Hire

State/Province: Texas

City: Austin

Salary Interval: Per Hour

Job Schedule: Full Time

Job Category: Financial Services

Years of Experience: 1