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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4225 

Occ. Group: 521.876 

Financial Aid Supervisor

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in coordinating the institution's student-work programs verifying that students who receive funds are properly enrolled and are allocated the correct amount of money; supervising assigned personnel and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for coordinating the institution's student-work programs such as: General Campus Work Program (GCWP), College Work Study Program (CWSP), University Service Scholarship Program (USSP), and the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program (BEOGP).

Responsible for interviewing and placement of students receiving financial assistance, etc.

Responsible for training and supervising employees.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of federal and organizational laws, rules, and regulations governing student-work programs.

Knowledge of business English and arithmetic.

Knowledge of accepted interviewing techniques.

Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.

Ability to train and supervise employees of a lower classification.

Ability to formulate administrative and special reports.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the students, the public, and other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration or a related field. 

  Date     Skill         Eval          
5/2004     6      513221233 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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