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Administrative Clerk - Financial Aid

Requisition ID:  17507

Join Purdue University Fort Wayne:


Purdue University Fort Wayne is looking for a detail orientated and organized individual to join the Financial Aid team as an Administrative Clerk.



The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be preforming on a regular basis?


  • Receive and process all outside scholarship payments and inquiries within the university student information system.
  • Follow university processes of notification to the Bursar’s Office, academic colleges, and student accounts.
  • Provide forms as received by office of Banners and process them in respective cabinets.
  • Review and analyze Overawards for outside scholarships.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to students via phone (during peak) and email answering all Financial Aid questions and addressing/facilitating student concerns and support.
  • Provide and communicate with students in order to process verifications as they are received.
  • Review and resolve unpaid scholarships.
  • Assists with general office operations, purchase office supplies, manage filing process etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.



What are the position essentials required as an Administrative Clerk?


  • 3 years of experience in general office and customer service work.
  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Knowledge of policies and regulations regarding various types of state and federal financial aid.
  • Skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Able to provide great customer service.



What are the additional preferred requirements of an Administrative Clerk?


  • Microsoft Office experience.



Find out why so many are taking advantage of a career at Purdue University Fort Wayne!

Employees enjoy:


  • Free tuition through Purdue University Global
  • Fee remission for a traditional Purdue degree for yourself, spouse, and children
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance available on first day of employment
  • Additional voluntary benefits
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Support for professional development opportunities
  • Live and work in an affordable, family friendly community



Additional Information:


  • For highest consideration, please submit a resume cover letter, and contact information for three professional references
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Non-Exempt Defined Contribution Plan


Purdue University Fort Wayne seeks to develop and nurture its diversity.  Purdue Fort Wayne is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect.  Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Jan 15, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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