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Porter and Chester Institute Educational Funding Specialist in Worcester, Massachusetts

The Educational Funding Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day interaction with both prospective and currently enrolled students to seek financial aid in pursuit of their career education; the evaluation, processing and awarding of campus financial aid applicants; and the support of a collaborative enrollment management model that reinforces PCI’s enrollment success at the campus level

The Educational Funding Specialist will…

  • Work closely with the recruitment staff as a financial aid consultative professional

  • Provide assistance to prospective and continuing students (or their parents) in completing the appropriate financial aid forms, explain their financing options, guide them through the financial aid process, and address their needs and concerns.

  • Calculate financial aid awards, perform verifications, and resolve any discrepant applicant information on a daily basis.

  • Provide the necessary Educational Funding support for reinforcing a collaborative enrollment manage model at the campus level.

  • Ensure that superior customer service is provided to all financial aid applicants and recipients on an ongoing basis.

    Position Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field

  • 2+ years related work experience - prior financial aid experience preferred

  • Working knowledge of financial aid process and procedures

  • Knowledge of current regulations and pertinent to the release of student information

  • Ability to recognize and maintain the confidential of records concerning the personal finances of financial aid applicants

  • Computer skills and the ability to use common software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Must be highly organized and know how to prioritize workflow

About our company:

Porter and Chester Institute, a leading trade school in Connecticut and Massachusetts for 75 years, adheres to one basic vision: to educate and train our students to the level that will make them competent employees. With 9 campus locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, we offer training in such trades as Automotive Technology, HVAC-R, CAD, Electrician, Plumbing, as well as Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Practical Nursing and Computer & Technology.

Our support staff, including Admissions, Financial Aid and other administrative professionals, to our highly qualified Instructors are focused on making the students' experience a fulfilling and enriching one, both professionally and personally.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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