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Financial Assistance Verification Coordinator / Technical Systems Specialist

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Posting Details


Requisition Number F00061
Position Title Financial Assistance Verification Coordinator / Technical Systems Specialist
Type of Position Administrative Faculty
Full-time/Part-time Full-time
Other Position Information

As the Verification Coordinator for the Financial Assistance Office, the incumbent processes Verification and coordinates the Verification process. The incumbent must stay current on continually changing federal laws, regulations, and processes related to federal financial assistance. This position collaborates and consults with the financial assistance team on policy development, interpretation and implementation of Federal Methodology, verification requirements, and federal/state regulations. As the functional Technical Systems Specialist, the incumbent collaborates and consults with the Director on financial aid technical systems and processes. Processes may include, but not limited to, ISIR processing; packaging and disbursing aid technical processes; testing PeopleSoft Bundles; and other federal, state and institutional aid processes.

Administrative Positions: Salary Range
Please select Not Applicable if this is an academic position.
Department Financial Assistance


Minimum Qualifications and Experience

1. Bachelor’s degree and three years of related professional experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree (i.e., AA+ 4yrs related professional experience). A minimum of an Associate’s degree is required.
2. Minimum of 3 years experience working with Title IV financial assistance required.
3. Minimum of 1 year experience developing queries related to processing, tracking and reporting financial assistance preferred. PeopleSoft experience is preferred.
4. Experience using word processing and spreadsheet programs (Word & Excel) required.
5. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
6. Experience working with diverse populations and using problem solving skills to provide service to students, staff, and college leadership is preferred.
7. Experience using EdConnect, NSLDS, CPS, COD, and other financial aid software preferred.
8. Fluency in Spanish is a strength.

Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent is responsible for the following:

1. Coordinate the Verification workflow process.
2. Process Verification.
3. Review and develop Verification forms.

4. Use Department of Education software and web resources including, but not limited to, EdConnect, COD, NSLDS, and CPS to process aid.
5. Use internal Financial Aid processing tools including, but not limited to, OnBase and Microsoft Office.
6. Develop and update procedure documentation to outline current business practices.

7. Process and present to the Director all Professional Judgment cases including: COA adjustments, Dependency Override requests, Separation of Income, and Income Adjustment requests.
8. Produce reports and build queries using PeopleSoft query tools.
9. Coordinate and provide technical support for testing all PeopleSoft upgrades.
10. Research best practice business processes and representing the college at NSHE System Wide ASG meetings. Serve as liaison with WNC’s Application and Support department, work regularly with NSHE Systems Computing Services staff, and other PeopleSoft Module and Project Leads.
11. Maintain regular query reports and weekly Query Based Updates (QBU) processing jobs.
12. Conduct internal file audits of financial assistance eligibility documents including, but not limited to, verification documents, loan request forms, and R2T4 calculations.
13. Assist students and parents with financial assistance questions and concerns related to FAFSA completion, processing, verification, etc.
14. Participate in College Financial Aid Nights and Outreach.
15. Participate in program assessment and program review.
16. Serve on WNC and NSHE Committees.
17. Participate in professional organizations such as NAFAA, WASFAA, and HEUG.
18. Perform other duties as assigned.

Please list any special instructions to applicants
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Applicants must attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and transcripts in order for their application to be complete. Applicants who have submitted the required materials by the date the committee begins reviewing application will be considered.

Newly hired faculty must assure that their official transcript is sent by the degree granting institution(s) to Western Nevada College, Human Resources Office within 30 calendar days from the effective date of employment. Academic degrees must have been awarded by regionally accredited institutions.

Employment is contingent on the completion of appropriate background verification, which may include criminal history, credit history, sex and violent offender registry, education verification licensure and employment history to be administered by the Western Nevada College Human Resources office.

WNC does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; national origin; sex; disability; age; gender, including a pregnancy-related condition; gender identity or expression; sexual-orientation; protected veterans’ status; genetics; or religion in its programs and activities and provides equal access to facilities to all. Similarly, there shall be no difference in the treatment of persons who file charges of discrimination, participate in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise oppose discrimination. It is our policy to comply fully with the non-discrimination provision of all state and federal regulations in all programs and activities, including, but not limited to recruitment, admission, financial aid, activities, hiring, promotions, training, termina¬tions, benefits and compensation. Inquiries concerning the application of non-discrimination policies and/or questions as to how to file a complaint of discrimination may be referred to the following individuals: Title IX Coordinator: (775) 445-4231; OR Dean of Student Services: (775) 445-3271; OR Assistant Director of Human Resources: (775) 445-4231; Western Nevada College, 2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481. (Rev. 09/16)


Salary Minimum Starting Salary $58,561.00
Pay Basis Annually
Other Pay Basis


Job Close Date 04/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
Date Position Available

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document