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Financial Aid Specialist

Memphis, TN

Company Description

Lab Four’s mission is to become a key workforce development partner in three ways: by providing the best possible technology training to help businesses become more successful, providing the skills and credentials necessary for individuals to secure stable employment in a high-demand industry, and partnering with non-profit organizations to help our community fulfill its vast potential.

Job Description

Company Description

Lab Four’s mission is to become a key workforce development partner in three ways: by providing the best possible technology training to help businesses become more successful, providing the skills and credentials necessary for individuals to secure stable employment in a high-demand industry, and partnering with non-profit organizations to help our community fulfill its vast potential.

 

Job Description

Lab Four is changing the training industry, bringing education and practical job certifications to those looking for a brighter future. As Financial Aid Specialist, it is your role to assist Career Specialists in guiding prospective students through the application and Financial Aid process. You must be knowledgeable of the various funding sources available to students, as well as the benefits and objectives of the programs offered by Lab Four Professional Development Center. You will be responsible for ensuring student funding applications are completed correctly and submitted in a timely manner. This position requires a customer-focused attitude, an ability to meet challenges head-on, and a passion for changing lives through education.

 

Successful Candidates will:

  • Encourage and uplift prospective students to overcome barriers and pursue a bright future
  • Become intimately familiar with programs, careers, and industries that we work with
  • Accurately and efficiently complete reports
  • Maintain high level of communication with students and staff
  • Communicate with potential students through face-to-face meetings, telephone calls, and e-mail to determine their financial needs, concerns, and interests
  • Closely assist and mentor students through admissions process
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Monitor and manage student database and associated reports and student documents
  • Have excellent Microsoft Office (Power Point, Publisher, Excel, Word, etc.) skills
  • Maintain workflow and manage sensitive, confidential information

Qualifications

  • Some exposure to financial/invoicing/billing work
  • Experience in a corporate office setting
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Extremely efficient organizational abilities
  • The passion to do something great, not just work somewhere
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Authorized to work in the United States

 

Preference will be given to those with:

  • Experience in similar roles
  • Certification in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, etc.
  • Experience as a School Certifying Official

 

Work Environment:

  • Typical business hours are 8:30a-5:30p, but may sometimes be required to work extra hours
  • Very fast-paced
  • We encourage creativity and innovation
  • We care about our employees
  • We are results-oriented

 

Pay and Perks:

  • Base Salary: $30,000
  • We are growing fast so you can, too!
  • Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life
  • Perks:
  • Expenses paid for, including mileage (mostly      local travel)
  • Accumulating Paid Time Off that increases with      longevity
  • Ability to take advantage of training for free
  • Desk, computer, office supplies provided
  • Paid holidays, including your birthday (after one      year of employment)
  • Company outings and fun activities
  • And more

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.