Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Management Information Systems, or a related field. Courses in Computer Science would be helpful. Two years professional experience in a college or University Financial Aid Office, preferably in office automation or data analysis or experience in a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs highly advanced specialist duties for the Financial Aid department.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs highly advanced specialist duties. Assists the System Analyst & Solution Support in the analysis of office automation needs of the Financial Aid office. Conducts system investigations including troubleshooting, cleaning data and repairing database objects associated with Ellucian Banner, National Student Loan Data System, Common Origination & Disbursement, ELMSelect and other third party software as necessary. Responds to information request. Collects, reconciles, and maintains complex data. Develops, implements, and defines the processes necessary to refresh or otherwise maintain sets of data for testing and development purposes, converting data and systems, and automating processes when necessary. Conducts research for preparation and dissemination of information. Prepares, reviews, revises and distributes documents and correspondence. Serve on committees as needed. Design, implement, and maintain SQL queries and rules to automate Financial Aid programs. Research, interpret, and communicate Federal/State regulations as needed for implementation and upgrading software and processes. Prepare weekly, monthly, and annual reports for administrative decisions and federal requirements. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 21732
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