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Program Coordinator - Texas Law Financial Aid

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Posting Title:Program Coordinator - Texas Law Financial Aid----Hiring Department:School of Law----Position Open To:All Applicants----Weekly Scheduled Hours:40----FLSA Status:Exempt----Earliest Start Date:Immediately----Position Duration:Expected to Continue----Location:UT MAIN CAMPUS----Job Details:General NotesThe University of Texas School of Law strives to create an environment that values and promotes diversity, an inclusive culture, and establishes a deep sense of belonging for each member of our community. The Law School believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are integral to the professional training of future lawyers, to the deeper understanding of law and legal institutions, and to the improved administration of justice.The University of Texas at Austin provides an outstanding benefits package to staff, including:

  • Competitive health benefits (Employee premiums covered at 100%; family premiums at 50%)
  • Vision, dental, life, and disability insurance options
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Teachers Retirement System of Texas (a defined benefit retirement plan)
  • Additional voluntary retirement programs: tax sheltered annuity 403(b) and a deferred compensation program 457(b)
  • Flexible spending account options for medical and childcare expenses
  • Training and conference opportunities
  • Tuition assistance
  • Athletic ticket discounts
  • Access to UT Austin's libraries and museums
  • Free rides on all UT Shuttle and Capital Metro buses with staff ID cardPurposeUnder the supervision of the Assistant Director of Financial Aid, the Program Coordinator will provide advanced administrative and programmatic support for the School of Law's Office of Financial Aid while promoting the School of Law's diversity goals and mission.Responsibilities
    • Coordinate the daily administrative activities of the office, including but not limited to calendar management, room reservations, document preparation, and processing of financial aid payments.
    • Manage and maintain the general email inbox while answering the main phone line.
    • Meet and advise students on financial aid related matters.
    • Assist with marketing and communications, including developing and distributing promotional materials, creating email content, and other correspondence for the office.
    • Assist in planning, creating, and coordinating programs and events related to financial aid.
    • Serve as a liaison with internal and external constituents, including prelaw students and advisors, law students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and community members.
    • Support other administrative functions in the unit as needed and/or directed.
    • Other related responsibilities and functions as assigned.Required Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree and three years of experience in student program administration or program coordination.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Office, and Word.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.Preferred Qualifications
        • Experience in student program administration, program coordination, counseling/advising of students.
        • Experience with marketing communications, including online and social media.
        • Experience and knowledge of analytical and statistical reporting practices.Salary Range$45,000+ depending on qualificationsWorking ConditionsMay work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation, use of manual dexterity. May require occasional lifting and moving. Wear appropriate office attire; accept supervision. Work hours may include occasional evenings, weekends and some holidays during peak periods to meet deadlines. Required Materials
          • Resume/CV
          • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
          • Letter of InterestImportantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.----Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.----Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.----Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.----Equal Opportunity Employer:The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer,complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.----Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.----Employment Eligibility Verification:If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.----E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
            • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
            • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
            • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
            • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]----Compliance:Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the most recent report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.

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