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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Senior Financial Aid Specialist with over 23 years of successful experience in all thing Financial Aid. Proficient in COD, EDconnect , EDexpress FAFSA , FAA access and NSLDS. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in the financial aid industry.

Strengths in speaking with students, handling issues that may arise with an irate student , work alone or with in a Team.

All training is backed by the Department of Education, State and local also with NASFAA, TASFAA and MASFAA.

Working in Financial aid is something of a passion. Working with diverse people and situations has always been rewarding.

Skills
  • Audits
  • People Soft software proficiency
  • Customer service
  • Microsoft Office, Word, Excell, Notepad, powerpoint
  • COD
  • EDconnet
  • EDexpress
  • NSLDS
  • FAA
  • Clearing house
  • Financial Aid Programs
  • Financial policy specialist
  • Financial aid package guidance
  • Financial aid applications
  • Knowledge of financial aid
Work History
Senior Financial Aid Specialist , 01/2010 to Current
Tcs EducationDallas, TX,

With 11 years experience with the University of Houston Victoria and a combined 23 year of Financial aid , I have become very experienced in financial aid. At UHV I have been promoted to Senior Specialist over 5 other specialist.

I have been employee of the year, I have had many kudos from my coworkers and other department employees. I have a sound relationship with my director and compliance manager.

I have been given the task in the last 5 years to prep and have ready all info for VA audits and certifications of all our courses to the VA.

  • Export ISIR Correction Files using EDconnect
  • Report remote hours to the National Student Clearing house
  • Review and award all Consortium's
  • Verification Review
  • Run Assign Self Service Access
  • Run Email Communications Process
  • Run Ready to Package Process/Prorate EFC
  • Run Mass Packaging Process for awarding
  • Prorating Loans (Fall Only)
  • Assign Award Letters/Emails
  • Review Grant Authorization Failure Report
  • F16 Service Indicator Assign/Review for any student that has dropped or withdrawn
  • Assign College Financial Plan
  • Work Study Employees (Hire, Train, & Co-Supervise)
  • Repackage/Review for census date
  • Run Iraq/Afghanistan Query and Award
  • Speak to Recruited Athletes
  • Multiple Budget Clean Up
  • 12th Day Class Review/Cancellation
  • Review PB Cert. Forms & Adjust Aid
  • High School Matches
  • Counseling Students in Assigned Alpha
  • Administer VA Programs (Alphabet: I-P)
  • Scholarship Awarding Committee
  • SSN Review for COD
  • Process R2T4 Calculations
Director of Financial Aid, 06/2005 to 05/2010
Louisiana Tech UniversityRuston, LA,

I was the Director of Financial Aid for BTC a nursing college .

I did everything from EDconnect, COD, NSLDS to reporting to the DOE and to Private auditors. I was the only Financial Aid person on site.

  • Reviewed initial financial aid applications for accuracy and compliance with reporting standards.
  • Provided financial aid counseling to enrolled and prospective students.
  • Represented financial aid office at group meetings with high school students and parents.
  • Presented financial aid workshops to help groups of students and parents navigate process.
  • Processed federal financial aid verifications per guidelines.
  • Reviewed financial aid appeals, issuing secondary and final judgments on award packages.
  • Complied with all financial aid guidelines and regulations, including state and federal requirements.
  • Collaborated with community-based organizations to increase economic diversity of applicant pools.
  • Helped individuals complete physical and electronic paperwork such as FAFSA.
  • Counseled students and parents about financial aid options and program details.
  • Designed financial aid award packages, aligning contents with individuals' monetary and logistical needs.
  • Assisted in development of student financial aid plans and packages.
  • Monitored financial aid award notices through a home grown software.
  • Communicated with prospective students to illustrate available financial aid opportunities within Nursing,
  • Led social media outreach programs, informing prospective students of available financial aid programs.
Director of Financial Aid, 04/1999 to 06/2005
Louisiana Tech UniversityBaton Rouge, LA,

I was the Director of Financial aid for BBC. I was over 4 other Advisors. I reported to COO. We helped students with their Theology degrees. I was employee of the month and Year. Implemented Work Study on BBC campus. I also helped create an Electronic funds transfer for all loans and direct deposit for all refunds. This brought BBC into the 21st century.

  • Reviewed initial financial aid applications for accuracy and compliance with reporting standards.
  • Provided financial aid counseling to enrolled and prospective students.
  • Represented financial aid office at group meetings with high school students and parents.
  • Presented financial aid workshops to help groups of students and parents navigate process.
  • Collaborated with admissions department to facilitate application verification and completion.
  • Processed federal financial aid verifications per guidelines.
  • Reviewed financial aid appeals, issuing secondary and final judgments on award packages.
  • Complied with all financial aid guidelines and regulations, including state and federal requirements.
  • Helped individuals complete physical and electronic paperwork such as FAFSA.
  • Counseled students and parents about financial aid options and program details.
  • Designed financial aid award packages, aligning contents with individuals' monetary and logistical needs.
  • Assisted in development of student financial aid plans and packages.
  • Monitored financial aid award notices through Campus One.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1984 to County Club Academy - Norman, OK,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • County Club Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Financial Aid Specialist
  • Director of Financial Aid
  • Director of Financial Aid

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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