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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Skills

  • 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 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.

  • Provide information on education financing

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 support in financial calculation

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

Optional knowledge and skills

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