Profession student financial support coordinator

Student financial support coordinators assist students and education administrators in the management of tuition fees and student loans. They advise on and determine the amounts and the eligibility of student loans, advise students on available, suitable loans and liaise with outside loans sources, such as banks, to facilitate the student loan process. They make professional judgement decisions concerning students' eligibility for financial aid and may set up counsel meetings including the student's parents to discuss financial support issues and solutions.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Social
  • Conventional / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Student financial aid programmes

    The different financial support services offered to students by the government, private organisations or the attended school such as tax benefits, loans or grants.

  • Customer service

    Processes and principles related to the customer, client, service user and to personal services; these may include procedures to evaluate customer's or service user's satisfaction.

Skills

  • Provide support in financial calculation

    Provide colleagues, clients or other parties with financial support for complex files or calculations.

  • Advise on financial matters

    Consult, advise, and propose solutions with regards to financial management such as acquiring new assets, incurring in investments, and tax efficiency methods.

  • Provide education management support

    Support the management of an education institution by directly assisting in the managerial duties or by providing information and guidance from your area of expertise to simplify the managerial tasks.

  • Negotiate loan agreements

    Negotiate with banking professionals or other parties functioning as lenders in order to negotiate the interest rates and other aspects of the loan contract in order to obtain the most beneficial agreement for the borrower.

  • Assist in loan applications

    Assist clients with filling out and managing their applications for loans by providing them with practical assistance, such as provision of relevant documentation and instruction on the process, and other advice such as any arguments they could bring forward to the lending organisation in order to secure the loan.

  • Decide on loan applications

    Take into account the risk assessment and analysis and perform the final reviewing of the loan application in order to approve or deny the loan, and set in motion the necessary procedures following the decision.

  • Provide information on education financing

    Provide information to parents and students concerning tuition fees, student loans and financial support services.

  • Provide financial product information

    Give the customer or client information about financial products, the financial market, insurances, loans or other types of financial data.

  • Obtain financial information

    Gather information on securities, market conditions, governmental regulations and the financial situation, goals and needs of clients or companies.

Optional knowledge and skills

communicate with banking professionals prepare loan contracts education administration maintain customer service electronic communication create a financial plan provide information on school services primary school procedures analyse loans produce statistical financial records protect client interests apply technical communication skills secondary school procedures kindergarten school procedures education law accounting

Common job titles

  • Student support coordinator
  • Student finance coordinator
  • Student financial services coordinator
  • Coordinator of student financial services
  • Academic student support program specialist - prism
  • Education support specialist iii
  • Fws-general support-student publications